Follow the instructions below to install Kppa. Kppa can be downloaded from the Kppa downloads page.

Package Installation

rpmlogo RPM

Double-click the RPM file to install Kppa to /opt/paratools/kppa-version, or use your system’s package manager from the command line. For example, on Fedora systems:

You can also use the rpm command to install to a different location. For example, if you wish to install Kppa to /usr/local instead of /opt/paratools:

debian Debian Package

Double-click the deb file to install Kppa to /opt/paratools/kppa-version, or use dpkg to install the package from the command line:


Use the tar command to extract the tarball into your desired installation destination. For example, to install Kppa to $HOME/software:

User Environment

RPM and DEB packages will put Kppa in your PATH via a symlink in /usr/local/bin. If you install from a tarball, you should update your PATH environment variable to include Kppa:

or if you use C-Shell: