This article provides instructions for installing the CrashPlan app on your computer.
Default Application Location And Name
The default install location for the CrashPlan app varies by operating system. You should not move or rename the application file after installation. Moving or renaming the CrashPlan app may result in unexpected behavior.
To install the CrashPlan app on Linux, run the install.sh shell script. For more detailed instructions, refer to the step-by-step information below. In version 3.7.0 and later, installing the CrashPlan app also downloads and installs Java Runtime Environment version 1.7.0_45.
CrashPlan requires Java to run. If you wish to install JRE for CrashPlan to run, type Y and press Enter
mv CrashPlan_2010-03-08_Solaris.tar.gz /var/spool/pkg/
tar -xzvf CrashPlan_2010-03-08_Solaris.tar.gz
sudo /opt/sfw/crashplan/bin/CrashPlanEngine start
The CrashPlan service is not installed as a service by default, so it will not start automatically when you boot the computer. You can enable the service using the commands provided after you finish running the install script:
sudo /usr/sbin/svccfg import /opt/sfw/crashplan/bin/crashplan.xml
sudo /usr/sbin/svcadm enable crashplan
Once you have installed the CrashPlan app, you can create or sign in to your CrashPlan account. Refer to the instructions below for the product you are using:
To get the most out of CrashPlan, see our getting started guide.