Installing OR-Tools for C++ from Binary on Linux

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 Introduction

This guide explains how to install OR-Tools for C++ on Linux.

Although these instructions might also work on other Linux variants, we have only tested them on machines meeting the following requirements:

  • Alpine Edge 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Centos Stream 8 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Centos 7 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Debian 11 (bullseye) 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Debian 10 (buster) 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Fedora 36 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Fedora 35 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Fedora 34 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Fedora 33 64-bit (x86_64)
  • OpenSuse Leap 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Ubuntu 22.10 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Ubuntu 22.04 LTS 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64-bit (x86_64)

Prerequisites

The following sections describe the prerequisites for installing OR-Tools.

C++ tools

To install C++ tools, open a terminal window and enter:

Alpine

apk add alpine-sdk linux-headers cmake lsb-release-minimal

Centos

sudo dnf groupinstall -y 'Development Tools'
sudo dnf install -y pkgconfig redhat-lsb-core

Centos

sudo yum groupinstall -y 'Development Tools'
sudo yum install -y pkgconfig redhat-lsb-core

Debian

sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y build-essential cmake lsb-release

Debian

sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y build-essential cmake lsb-release

Fedora

sudo dnf groupinstall -y 'Development Tools'
sudo dnf install -y gcc-c++ cmake redhat-lsb-core

Fedora

sudo dnf groupinstall -y 'Development Tools'
sudo dnf install -y gcc-c++ cmake redhat-lsb-core

Fedora

sudo dnf groupinstall -y 'Development Tools'
sudo dnf install -y gcc-c++ cmake redhat-lsb-core

Fedora

sudo dnf groupinstall -y 'Development Tools'
sudo dnf install -y gcc-c++ cmake redhat-lsb-core

OpenSUSE

sudo zypper refresh
sudo zypper install -y git gcc11 gcc11-c++ lsb-release

Ubuntu

sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y build-essential cmake lsb-release

Ubuntu

sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y build-essential cmake lsb-release

Ubuntu

sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y build-essential cmake lsb-release

Ubuntu

sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y build-essential cmake lsb-release

Installing OR-Tools

Take the following steps to install the OR-Tools library for C++:

Download and extract the binary distribution for your system:

Validate your installation

To test your C++ installations, open a terminal window and navigate to the directory where you unpacked the binary distribution. Then enter the following command:

make test

This runs a selection of examples for OR-Tools. If all the examples run successfully, you are ready to get started with OR-Tools.