Installation Failure Due to Spaces in Path

Published: 10/07/2016  

Last Updated: 10/07/2016

By Noga Collins

When attempting to install an Intel® Software Development Product you may encounter the following error message: "The serial number you provided is not valid for product XXXX for Linux*". The issue may be that the path you are using has spaces in it.

This is an issue on Linux* that impacts all products. It may also be an issue on Mac OS*. It is not an issue on Windows*.

Please be advised, do not use spaces in any path (path to package or any path entered in installer including install destination).

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