Installation

This page describes how to install the Meghafind application version 3.0.2 (Released: Nov-26-2015) and configure it.


Meghafind application is available for Linux, MAC, and Windows operating systems. The installation and configuration steps differs for each operating system

The steps required are the following:

  1. Review the software license . Do not download the software if you do not agree to the terms and conditions!
  2. Identify your operating system and distribution.
  3. Install the Meghafind application.
  4. Configure and test the installation.

Successfull installation will place the following files in your system: megaApp, scouts_config.json, LICENSE.txt, and VERSION.txt

You can find the files in the following directory depending on your OS.

  • Linux -/usr/local/meghafind
  • MAC - $HOME/meghafind
  • Windows - C:\Program Files\Meghafind\Scouts

Linux


Linux with YUM - Centos 5, Fedora, RHEL5 - 32 bit and 64 bit

Execute the following commands in a terminal window:
% cd /etc/yum.repos.d/
% sudo wget https://yum.meghafind.com/meghafind.repo
% sudo yum install meghafindscouts
% cd /usr/local/meghafind
% ./megaApp -mode=print_version

Other Linux - Ubuntu, Centos - 64 bit

Execute the following commands in a terminal window:
% cd /tmp
% sudo wget https://download.meghafind.com/3.0.2/Meghafind3.0.2-linux-amd64.tar.gz
% sudo tar -C /usr/local -xzf Meghafind3.0.2-linux-amd64.tar.gz
% cd /usr/local/meghafind
% ./megaApp -mode=print_version

Other Linux - Ubuntu, Centos - 32 bit

Execute the following commands in a terminal window:
% cd /tmp
% sudo wget https://download.meghafind.com/3.0.2/Meghafind3.0.2-linux-386.tar.gz
% sudo tar -C /usr/local -xzf Meghafind3.0.2-linux-386.tar.gz
% cd /usr/local/meghafind
% ./megaApp -mode=print_version

Windows


Windows - 64 bit

Click to download and install MeghafindScouts3.0.2.windows-amd64.msi
Execute the following commands in a terminal window:
% cd C:\Program Files\Meghafind\Scouts
% megaApp -mode=print_version

Windows - 32 bit

Click to download and install MeghafindScouts3.0.2-windows-386.msi
Execute the following commands in a terminal window:
% cd C:\Program Files\Meghafind\Scouts
% megaApp -mode=print_version

MAC


OSX 10.8 or later

Click to download and install Meghafind3.0.2-mac.zip
Execute the following commands in a terminal window:
% mv ~/Downloads/meghafind $HOME
% cd ~/meghafind
% ./megaApp -mode=print_version

Help


Get command help

Type the following command to get help:
% ./megaApp -help

Online version of help is here. Also review the detailed user manual

Configuration

The configuration of the application can be changed by modifying the scouts_config.json file:
% cat scouts_config.json

Sample scouts_config.json