How to Install Helix Core

Use this guide to install Helix Core and set up Helix Visual Client (P4V).

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Install Helix Visual Client

  1. Make a directory for your installation on your local machine.
  2. Navigate to the Helix Core Visual Client (P4V) downloads page. Select your family, and platform, then click Download.
  3. Extract p4v.tgz and install the application. Invoke the executable: ./p4v
  4. Connect the client to the "remote" server by using the Server address (port number from Helix Core installation.
  5. Now you can connect P4V to Helix Core.

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