Following steps will demonstrate how to install Ansys17 on a Centos Linux system. Other flavour of Linux has a similar set of installation steps.

  1. Download the software from
  2. unzip the downloaded file, then run the setup by following set of commands
    	$ unzip
    	$ cd Ansys17
    	$ chmod 755 INSTALL
    	$ ./INSTALL

  3. Following sequence of figures may be followed for installation.

    Select "install Ansys Products". See figure 2.3.14 for more details.

    Figure 2.3.14: Installing Ansys
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    Accept the license agreement. See figure 2.3.15 for more details.

    Figure 2.3.15: License agreement of Ansys
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    Specify the installation path. See figure 2.3.16 for more details.

    Figure 2.3.16: Ansys installation path
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    Enter the license server information. See figure 2.3.17 for more details.

    Figure 2.3.17: Ansys license server information
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    Select modules you want to install. See figure 2.3.18 for more details.

    Figure 2.3.18: Select Ansys modules
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    See figure 2.3.19 for more details.

    Figure 2.3.19: Installing Ansys
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    See figure 2.3.20 for more details.

    Figure 2.3.20: Installing Ansys
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    Figure 2.3.21: Installing Ansys
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    See figure 2.3.22 for more details.

    Figure 2.3.22: Installing Ansys
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    See figure 2.3.23 for more details.

    Figure 2.3.23: Installing Ansys
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  4. Once installed user can move to the installation directory, then run the fluent command to run it (e.g. ansys_inc/v170/fluent/bin/fluent).
    Optionally, put the full path of fluent to PATH environment variable in your .bashrc file.