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This topic lists the system requirements for running ARM® Compiler, and then guides you through the installation process.
ARM Compiler 6 is available for the following operating systems:
For more information on system requirements see the ARM Compiler release note.
You can install ARM Compiler as a standalone product on supported Windows and Linux platforms. If you use ARM Compiler as part of a development suite such as ARM DS-5 or Keil® µVision®, then installing the development suite also installs ARM Compiler. The following instructions are for installing ARM Compiler as a standalone product.
ARMLMD_LICENSE_FILEenvironment variable to point to your license file or license server.
If you need to set any other environment variable, such as
ARM_TOOL_VARIANT, see Toolchain environment variables for more information.
To install ARM Compiler as a standalone product on Windows, you need the setup.exe installer on your machine. This is in the ARM Compiler 6 download:
If you have an older version of ARM Compiler 6 and you want to upgrade, ARM recommends that you uninstall the older version of ARM Compiler 6 before installing the new version of ARM Compiler 6.
To install ARM Compiler as a standalone product on Linux platforms, you need the install_x86_64.sh installer on your machine. This is in the ARM Compiler 6 download:
To uninstall ARM Compiler on Windows, use the Control Panel:
To uninstall ARM Compiler on Linux, delete the ARM Compiler 6 installation directory for the compiler version you want to delete.
For more information on installation, see the ARM Compiler release note.