JMP 7 and the upcoming JMP 8 Linux installers are RPM based. This provides a challenge for Debian based Linux users. What follows is the installation method to install JMP Linux on a Debian based system.
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Instead of using the jmp-setup program, the .rpm files have to be directly unpacked. The only problem with this method, is that it cannot warn about missing library dependencies on your system. We have tried very hard to depend on as little as possible, but that still could be an issue.