MIMIC is distributed as a compressed file for each platform, either on CD-ROM or downloadable from the Web. This file needs to be uncompressed and its contents extracted on your system.
Follow the below 3 steps to install.
After installation, please review the MIMIC Frequently Asked Questions page.
you only need to download MIMIC when a new release is issued.
The evaluation and purchased versions are identical except for the license keys. If you have already downloaded MIMIC, determine the version you are running (eg. in MIMICview Help->About Mimic... or by looking at the contents of the config/version file), and download again only if the distribution listed below is newer.
If you have a CD-ROM, copy the distribution file for your platform from the CD-ROM to a temporary directory. Go to Step 2.
To download from the Web from a URL that Gambit has provided, save the distribution files for your desired platform to a temporary directory (use right mouse-button click on the link for most web browsers).
NOTE: make sure the entire file was downloaded and verify size.
NOTE: there are scam versions of any software floating around the Internet
with all sorts of malware. Download only authoritative versions of
MIMIC from a URL that Gambit has given you directly.
NOTE: there are scam versions of any software floating around the Internet with all sorts of malware. Download only authoritative versions of MIMIC from a URL that Gambit has given you directly.
The extracted files are:
README - further release-specific instructions
license.txt - the license agreement
install - the installation script
mimic.tar - the product
You are not done, please review the instructions in the next step.
On Linux you can rename old install folder as:
mv /usr/local/mimic /usr/local/mimic.oldThen install in the default folder /usr/local/mimic.