ifort not found after linux Parallel Studio 2013 install

ifort not found after linux Parallel Studio 2013 install

I had just installed Parallel Studio 2013. My OS is Ubuntu 12.04.

Installation was ok, except for the warning that 'Ptrace' was active leads preventing Vtune, Inspector and Advisor to make verifications.

Although after  calling the variables with:

source /opt/intel/bin/compilervars.sh intel64

Then trying to invoke compilers they were informed not found.

What can I do? Help me please!


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Hello Marcio

this is a bug of the Composer-specific part of Intel Parallel Studio XE installer and related to the 'dash' shell being used on Ubuntu and Debian. This is fixed in update 1 of Intel Composer 2013 which will be released very soon (very likely this week). It has been reported on this forum multiple times. See for example http://software.intel.com/en-us/forums/topic/328146
As soon as update update 1 will be avaialble, I will let you know.

In case you don't want to wait, here the steps to workaround the issue:

Temporarily switch to bash shell:

$ sudo rm /bin/sh
$ sudo ln -s /bin/bash /bin/sh

Uninstall the Composer package:

$ sudo /opt/intel/composer_xe_2013.0.079/bin/uninstall.sh

You might get an error message "Package has been installed by another user. Press enter to exit";
In this case remove the installation directory:

$ sudo rm -rf /opt/intel/composer_xe_2013.0.079/

You very likely have a corrupted RPM-date base file /root/.rpmdb. The installation will not work without removing this file. Thus

$ sudo –s
# mv /root/.rpmdb /root/.rpmdb.backup
# exit

Now Install Composer XE 2013 in the usual way

$ sudo rm /bin/sh
$ sudo ln -s /bin/dash /bin/sh

Once update 1 of Composer 2013 will be available, you can install it (additionally in case you like) in the usual way - no need for the workarounds above.


Dear Heinz,

Made as you commanded. It has worked beautfully!



Hello Marcio
update 1 of Composer 2013 ( version 2013.1.117 ) is available for download now at registrationcenter.intel.com. This version fixes the installation issue.

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