AG3 for Ubuntu 10.10, "maverick meerkat"
The packages available here for an AG3
toolkit installation are made on and for the Ubuntu release
Please consult the Issues section below before proceeding with
Please advise of any problems to the contact email address below.
add the the UQVislab apt repository public key to your system (instructions here
UQVislab to your list of download repositories by one of the following
1. manually create a file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/uqvislab.list
with the following entries:
or 2. add those lines to your existing /etc/apt/sources.list
or 3. add those lines in the Third
tab of the Settings->Repositories
widget of Synaptic
or 4. run this command in a shell:
wget http://www.vislab.uq.edu.au/debuntu/sources.list.d/maverick.list -O
To complete the installation using Synaptic
open the Synaptic Package Manager and reload the package
information (use the Reload
button, or select Reload Package
from the Edit
search for and
install the accessgrid3.2
package (it will be found in the AccessGrid
section). A number
of prerequisite packages should also be automatically installed.
Alternatively, the installation may be completed from the command line,
, by running the
sudo apt-get install accessgrid3.2
Everything should be set to go now - run VenueClient
or VenueClient -d from a shell or run it from the
"Access Grid 3" entry in the main menu (assuming default Gnome desktop).
Ubuntu 10.10 (as well as 10.4) uses an incompatible
version of Twisted
, one of
the libraries used by the accessgrid3.2 package. This means that some
AG features e.g. SharedPresentation, will not work
. For fully featured AG
functionality until this is resolved, please consider using an earlier
version of Ubuntu e.g. Ubuntu 9.10 (karmic
Access to the UQVislab apt repository
now supports signed downloads. Before installing anything, see the instructions to import UQVislab public key
Integration of rat
Pulse Audio system can be problematic. A potential
fix is available
that may help.
Can't access video devices? Check that you're a member of the "video"
group, via either the System->Administration->Users & Groups
widget or by running the adduser
command in a terminal e.g.
sudo adduser fred
(would add the user fred to the video group)
Otherwise, no known issues. Please report any problems to the contact
Please send any comments, advice etc.,
to Chris Willing <c.willing _at_ uq.edu.au>