wiki:GENIExperimenter/Tutorials/ToolsSetup

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Setting up your laptop with GENI Tools

Some of the tutorials at this camp will require you have a laptop that has:

  1. The Omni experimenter tool installed,
  2. A browser capable of running Flash clients, and
  3. An ssh client.

1. Install Omni

Mac OS x

  1. Download the package: omniTools.dmg.
  2. Install the package using instructions at http://trac.gpolab.bbn.com/gcf/wiki/QuickStart.

Windows

  1. Download this file: omni-tools-2.4.2-setup.exe.
  2. Install the package using instructions at http://trac.gpolab.bbn.com/gcf/wiki/QuickStart.
    Note The Windows Command Prompt can be found by navigating: Start menu -> Programs -> Accessories -> Command Prompt

Linux

  1. Download the GCF package from http://software.geni.net/local-sw/download&software=gcf-2.4.1.tar.gz
  2. Install the GCF package using instructions at http://trac.gpolab.bbn.com/gcf/wiki/QuickStart. The Omni tool is part of the GCF package.

Test the installation:

  1. Open a new terminal window.
  2. In this terminal window, run the command:
           omni.py --version
    
    If omni prints out its version number, you are all set!

2. SSH Client

3. Flash-enabled Browser

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