Installing the Blackfynn Agent

The Blackfynn Agent is an application that runs natively on Mac, Linux and Windows and is required for optimal performance of the MATLAB and Pyhton clients. In addition, the Blackfynn Agent provides a Command Line Interface (CLI) for the Blackfynn platform.

Installing the Blackfynn Agent

Windows

Download and install Blackfynn-0.1.9-x86_64.msi.

  • The Blackfynn home directory will be created in C:\Users\<user>\.blackfynn.
  • The agent executable will be installed to C:\Program Files\Blackfynn\BFAgent.exe.

macOS

Download and install blackfynn_agent-0.1.9.pkg

  • The Blackfynn home directory will be created in /Users/<user>/.blackfynn.
  • The agent executable will be installed to /usr/local/opt/blackfynn/bin/blackfynn_agent.

Debian Linux

Download and install blackfynn-agent_0.1.9_amd64.deb.

  • The Blackfynn home directory will be created in /home/<user>/.blackfynn.
  • The agent executable will be installed to /opt/blackfynn/bin/blackfynn_agent.

Running the Blackfynn Agent

To run the Blackfynn Agent, or use the CLI tools, open a terminal and navigate to the folder where the executable is installed. Run the commands from this folder, or add the executable to your path.

To run the Blackfynn Agent in windows, you’ll need to install a command line tool such as Cygwin.