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Administration Guide

Installing FortiClient using a downloaded installation file

Installing on Red Hat or CentOS
  1. Obtain a FortiClient Linux installation rpm file.
  2. In a terminal window, run the following command:

    $ sudo yum install <FortiClient installation rpm file> -y

    <FortiClient installation rpm file> is the full path to the downloaded rpm file.

Installing on Ubuntu
  1. Obtain a FortiClient Linux installation deb file.
  2. Install FortiClient using the following command:

    $ sudo apt-get install <FortiClient installation deb file>

    <FortiClient installation deb file> is the full path to the downloaded deb file.

    If installing FortiClient on Ubuntu 17.10 or 18.04, install the dependencies: libgconf2-4 and libgconf-2-4 by using the following command:

    $ sudo apt-get install <FortiClient deb file> libgconf2-4 libgconf-2-4

Installing FortiClient using a downloaded installation file

Installing on Red Hat or CentOS
  1. Obtain a FortiClient Linux installation rpm file.
  2. In a terminal window, run the following command:

    $ sudo yum install <FortiClient installation rpm file> -y

    <FortiClient installation rpm file> is the full path to the downloaded rpm file.

Installing on Ubuntu
  1. Obtain a FortiClient Linux installation deb file.
  2. Install FortiClient using the following command:

    $ sudo apt-get install <FortiClient installation deb file>

    <FortiClient installation deb file> is the full path to the downloaded deb file.

    If installing FortiClient on Ubuntu 17.10 or 18.04, install the dependencies: libgconf2-4 and libgconf-2-4 by using the following command:

    $ sudo apt-get install <FortiClient deb file> libgconf2-4 libgconf-2-4