2. Install MT Launcher

2.1. Install on Ubuntu application computers

If you installed the MultiTaction base image, MT Launcher is installed automatically on the application computer. You now need to configure MT Launcher; skip this chapter and continue directly to section 3.

If you did not install the base image, y ou can manually install MT Launcher from an installation package or by using the apt utility. These tasks are described below.

2.2. Install from an installation package

Skip this task if you installed the MultiTaction base image. To install MT Launcher from an installation package, follow these steps:

  1. Browse to the MultiTaction Downloads page:

    a. Launch a browser on the application computer and browse to downloads page: https://apps.multitaction.com/mt-launcher/launcher-downloads-linux.html

  2. Download the MT Launcher installer onto the application computer. The installer filename is similar to this example: mt-launcher-1.0.0-build6800-Ubuntu-14.04-amd64.sh

  3. Run this command to execute the MT Launcher installation script:

sudo sh <installer>

Where <installer> is the file you downloaded in the previous step . For example:

sudo sh mt-launcher-1.0.0-build6800-Ubuntu-14.04-amd64.sh

2.3. Install using the apt command

Skip this task if you installed the MultiTaction base image.

To install MT Launcher using Ubuntu’s apt command line utility, follow these steps:

  1. Right-click the desktop on the application computer and launch a terminal emulator.

  2. Run this command to enable the mt-software-stable repository list definition file:

    echo "deb [arch=amd64] http://update.multitouch.fi/mt-stable stable main" |
    sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mt-software-stable.list
    
  3. Run the following command to set appropriate read and write permissions for the mt-software-stable repository list definition file:

    sudo chmod 644 /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mt-software-stable.list
    
  4. Run this command to update the list of available installation packages:

    sudo apt-get update
    
  5. Run this command to download and install MT Launcher:

    sudo apt-get install mt-launcher
    

2.4. Install on Windows application computers

To install MT Launcher, follow these steps:

  1. Browse to the MultiTaction Downloads page:

    a. Launch a browser on the application computer browse to: https://apps.multitaction.com/mt-launcher/launcher-downloads-windows.html

  2. Download the MT Launcher installer onto the application computer. The installer filename is similar to this example: mt-launcher-1.0.0-build6800.exe

  3. Run the MT Launcher installer.

  4. When the MT Launcher Setup Wizard launches:

    1. Choose the installation folder.
    2. Step through the wizard screens and click Install.
  5. An MT Launcher shortcut is added to the Windows desktop.