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How To download and install on an offline computer using FLUX:: Center

Important – Verify that the latest version of FLUX:: Center is installed on BOTH the Online computer used for the download, and on the Offline computer where the installation will be done

FLUX:: Center Download

Download Only Mode

The first step to take in an offline installation procedure using Flux:: Center, is to download the software to install using a computer connected to the Internet.

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FLUX:: Center Install Options with Download Only Mode enabled, both Windows and macOS options displayed.

To do this, set FLUX:: Center in Download Only Mode under Global Options in Center’s Preferences. When doing this, Center will only download software and save it in its cache, no installation will be done when in Download Only Mode.

In Download Only Mode you can choose to download software for both Mac OS X and Windows, in case the computer Offline computer where the installation will be done has a different operating system than the Online computer used for the download.

After you’ve set up Center Preferences, you need to save your settings by pressing OK, which will take you back to the Center main installation window.

When clicking Download in the Center main installation window, the product will now only be downloaded, and when the download is ready the product will be automatically saved in Center’s cache, for export and installation on the offline computer.

Export Cache

When the products you want to install on the offline computer are downloaded, you need to export the cache file so it can be transferred to the offline computer. and imported into Flux:: Center, to continue the offline installation procedure.

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FLUX:: Center Install Options, clicking “Export Cache”, opens a file system window for saving Center’s cache file.

To export the Center cache file containing the downloaded software, simply press Export Cache under Global Options in Center’s Preferences to save the cache file, and then transfer the file to the offline computer using a USB key or an external hard drive.

Offline Install Mode

In Offline Install Mode, Center will only present the option to install software available in the Center cache.

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FLUX:: Center Install Options with Offline Install Mode enabled.

Set FLUX:: Center in Offline Install Mode under Global Options in Center’s Preferences. The cache file can now be imported by pressing Import Cache under Global Options in Center’s Preferences.

Import Cache

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FLUX:: Center Install Options, clicking “Import Cache”, opens a file system window for importing a cache file.

To import the cache file with the products you want to install, simply press Import Cache under Global Options in Center’s Preferences and import the cache file you’ve exported from your online computer.

After you’ve set up Center in Offline Install Mode and imported the cache file, you need to save your settings by pressing OK, which will take you back to the Center main installation window.

FLUX:: Center is now ready to install the software available in the Cache file on the offline computer.

How To download and install software using FLUX:: Center

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