Installing the Platform Assistant on Linux

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Go Up to PAServer, the Platform Assistant Server Application

You need to install the Platform Assistant on Linux to build and deploy Linux applications. PAServer enables you to use the Deployment Manager, import the Linux SDK, and perform remote debugging on a Linux system.

The installer for the Linux Platform is LinuxPAServer23.0.tar.gz, and it is located in the PAServer folder inside the RAD Studio installation directory:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Embarcadero\Studio\23.0\PAServer\LinuxPAServer23.0.tar.gz

Alternatively, you can download the PAServer installer from the internet:

To install the Platform Assistant on Linux

  1. Copy the LinuxPAServer23.0.tar.gz file from the location above to a local directory on your Linux machine.
  2. Open the Terminal.
  3. In the Terminal, go to the local directory where the LinuxPAServer23.0.tar.gz file is located.
  4. Unpack the LinuxPAServer23.0.tar.gz file with the following command: tar -xvf LinuxPAServer23.0.tar.gz
  5. The PAServer-23.0 subdirectory is created. Here you can find all Platform Assistant binaries for the Linux platform.

The Platform Assistant is installed and you can run the Platform Assistant.

To uninstall the Platform Assistant on Linux

Note: You do not need to uninstall a previous version of the Platform Assistant to install a newer version. Different versions of the Platform Assistant can coexist and run on your system as long as you use a different port on each running instance.

To uninstall the Platform Assistant, delete the PAServer-23.0 directory where you unpacked the .tar.gz file.

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