Installing with the Intel® VTune™ Amplifier Installer Graphical User Interface


Refer to the Prerequisites before you begin the installation.

Use the following steps to launch the installer GUI:

  1. Extract the installation package to a writeable directory with the following command:

    tar -xzf vtune_amplifier_<version>.tar.gz

  2. Navigate to the directory containing the extracted files.
  3. Run the following command to launch the installer:


  4. After installation succeeds, run the following command to establish the VTune Amplifier environment:

    For bash command interpreter:

    source <install-dir>/

    For csh/tcsh command interpreter:

    source <install-dir>/amplxe-vars.csh

The installation process includes the following steps:

  • Installation Location and Components

    Lists the default installation location and options. Select the components to install and change the default installation location (optional).

  • Prerequisites

    Lists all prerequisites that would prevent a fully successful installation. Prerequisites could include additional requirements, information about setting up drivers, a reminder to restart your system after installation completes, and so on.

  • Options

    Install all options or click Customize to select a subset of options.

    Click the Install button to begin installation.

  • Complete

    The Intel VTune Amplifier Getting Started page displays after installation succeeds.

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