Installing Robocorp Lab

Download the latest version of Robocorp Lab

Go to the Robocorp Lab download page and download Robocorp Lab for your operating system.

Installation under Windows

  1. Find the .exe version of the installer you downloaded on your machine and execute it.

  2. Read and accept the Software License Agreement:

    Robocorp Lab accepting software license agreement

  3. Wait for the installer to complete.

  4. Robocorp Lab will be launched for the first time. During the first launch, the environment will be set up for you. This operation may take several minutes.

    Robocorp Lab windows startup screen

  5. After the initial setup is done, you will be taken to the startup screen.

Installation under macOS

  1. Find the .dmg version of the installer you downloaded on your machine and launch it.

  2. Read and accept the Software License Agreement:

    Robocorp Lab accepting software license agreement

  3. In the next window, drag the Robocorp Lab icon into the Applications folder shortcut:

    Robocorp Lab dragging to application folder

  4. Find the Robocorp Lab icon in your Application folder and launch it by double-clicking on it. During the first launch, the environment will be set up for you. This operation may take several minutes.

    Robocorp Lab macOS startup screen

  5. After the initial setup is done, you will be taken to the startup screen.

Installation under Linux

Robocorp Lab for Linux is distributed as an AppImage package.

  1. Find the .AppImage version of the installer you downloaded on your machine.

  2. Make the downloaded file executable. You can do it in two ways:

    • Via the UI (Gnome): Right-click on the downloaded file, select Properties, switch to the Permissions tab, and select the Allow executing file as program checkbox. Close the dialog.

      Robocorp Lab Linux set package executable

    • Via the Terminal: Open a terminal, change to the directory containing the AppImage file, e.g., using cd <my directory>, and execute the command chmod +x Robocode\ Lab.AppImage

  3. Run the Robocorp Lab.AppImage file either by double-clicking on it or via the Terminal.

  4. Read and accept the Software License Agreement:

    Robocorp Lab accepting software license agreement

  5. The application will start. During the first launch, the environment will be set up for you. This operation may take several minutes.

    Robocorp Lab Linux startup screen

  6. After the initial setup is done, you will be taken to the startup screen.

Start using Robocorp Lab

That's it! Now you can start using Robocorp Lab to create, develop and run your robots.

Robocorp Lab log file locations

Robocorp Lab log files help the development team with resolving unexpected issues. Here are the log file locations:

Windows

%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\robocorp\RobocodeLab\log\

macOS and Linux

~/.robocorp/RobocodeLab/log/

Uninstalling Robocorp Lab

Uninstalling under Windows

  1. Go to Apps & features under system settings.
  2. Select the Robocorp Lab application from the list and press Uninstall.
  3. Robocorp Lab stores extra files under the %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\robocorp\ folder: paste the path into the File Explorer address bar, and remove the Robocorp Lab folder contained in it.
  4. Remove %USERPROFILE%\.robocode.yaml.

Uninstalling under macOS

  1. Open Finder and find the Robocorp Lab application under the Applications folder.
  2. Right-click on the application name and select Move to Bin.
  3. Robocorp Lab stores extra files under the ~/.robocorp/ directory. To get there easily, select Go -> Go to Folder on the menu in Finder, then write ~/.robocorp/. The finder will open at that location: right-click on the Robocorp Lab directory and select Move to Bin.
  4. Remove ~/.robocode.yaml.

Uninstalling under Linux

  1. Find the Robocorp Lab .appImage file on your system and delete it.
  2. Delete the Robocorp Lab directory contained in the ~/.robocorp/ directory.
  3. Remove ~/.robocode.yaml.

Other actions

Linking Robocorp Lab to Robocorp Cloud creates a programmatic access key in Robocorp Cloud. Remember to also remove all unused access keys from your Robocorp Cloud account at https://cloud.robocorp.com/settings/access-credentials

Installation issues

Existing JupyterLab installation may interfere with Robocorp Lab installation. To avoid issues, uninstall JupyterLab before installing Robocorp Lab.