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Installation of the Access Grid software

This section of the guide will provide you with instructions on how to install the Access Grid software.

  1. Log in as root user

  2. The easiest way to install the AG Toolkit Fedora RPM packages is to use the yum package manager which is included with Fedora. It provides automatic downloading and installation of packages that you specify and also retrieves any missing dependencies.

  3. Start up "Terminal" and change into /etc/yum.repos.d. Now create a file called ag-fedora-stable.repo and edit it. To do this type "vi ag-fedora-stable.repo". You then need to type the following into the file. When you are finished, hit the "esc" key, type ":wq" then hit the enter key to save and exit:

[accessgrid3]
name=AccessGrid Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch
baseurl=http://www.vislab.uq.edu.au/accessgrid3/fedora/$releasever/$basearch/
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0

Installation of the Access Grid Toolkit 3.x

issue the command:

yum install AccessGrid

After installation, logout and login to allow the new GNOME/KDE Access Grid menu to take effect.

Installation of the Access Grid Toolkit 2.x

issue the command:

yum install compat-AccessGrid-2.4

After installation, logout and login to allow the new GNOME/KDE Access Grid menu to take effect.

Installation of Additional Access Grid Software

  1. If you wish to use the Shared Presentation application, then you will also need to also install the openoffice.org-pyuno RPM:

    yum install openoffice.org-pyuno

  2. In order to use Shared Browser on Linux, wxMozilla needs to be installed. On a Fedora systems, wxMozilla can be installed by issuing something like:

    yum install wxMozilla-python

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