Installation does not start

The installation package is downloaded but you cannot start the installation.

Cannot open install file

SPARKL can be installed only from a command-line interface ("CLI"). Double-clicking the file does not start the installation.


Install SPARKL from a CLI. See The Installation Guide for further details.

Do not have execute permission

You might not have the right to run the install file.


  • Check your permissions.
    ls -l
  • If necessary, alter your permissions.
    chmod 755

Not in the right directory

You might not be in the same directory as the install file.


  • In the command-line interface go to the directory where you have saved the install file.
    [user] cd Downloads/
    [user]:Downloads ls
  • Execute the install command from this directory.