# Installing software

If you don't need a step-by-step explanation, you can find the files in the software folder in the department's sharead area (smb://felles.ansatt.ntnu.no/ntnu/ie-imf).

## Step 0: Start VPN

If you are on campus, you can skip this step.

Go to Finder, and choose Connect to Server… from the Go menu:

In the field Server Address, type

smb://felles.ansatt.ntnu.no/ntnu/ie-imf

then click Connect.

 Username win-ntnu-no\YOUR_USERNAME your regular NTNU password

If you check the box Remember this password in my keychain you will not be asked for a password the next time you connect to the software share.

Open a Finder window, and look for the mounted network share ie-imf, then browse to the software folder, where you will find the Mac folder. There you will see a list of folders, each containing software installation files:

## Step 2: Install the software

Browse to the folder containing the software you want to install. This folder will usually contain a few files:

• A file called README. If this file exists, you need to read and follow the instructions inside this file to install the program.
• A file with a name that ends with .dmg, .pkg, .mpkg or .iso.

Unless the README file tells you otherwise, double-click the dmg/pkg/mpg/iso file to start the installation, then follow the instructions on the screen.