These instructions are for installing MiniZinc 2 from a binary distribution for 64 bit Linux.
Note: This package only contains the MiniZinc compiler, you will need to install FlatZinc solvers manually. For most users, downloading the bundled packages is the preferred option!
Download the installer here:
To install, simply unpack the archive anywhere. After unpacking, add the bin directory inside the unpacked directory to the PATH.
You can now run minizinc, mzn2fzn, flatzinc, and solns2out.
You can also find documentation and examples in the doc directory.
In order to use MiniZinc 2 with the MiniZinc IDE, you need to change the MiniZinc path in the preferences dialog to point to the bin where the MiniZinc binaries can be found.