What versions of Ubuntu Linux are supported by Nx Witness?
The Nx Witness Media Server is supported on Ubuntu Linux v12.04 LTS or later versions.
- Ubuntu 12.04: "Precise Pangolin" (April 2012)
- Ubuntu 13.04: "Raring Ringtail" (April 2013)
- Ubuntu 13.10: "Saucy Salamander" (October 2013)
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: "Trusty Tahr" (April 2014)
- Ubuntu 14.10: "Utopic Unicorn" (October 2014)
Make sure you are using a supported version of Ubuntu before you begin the installation process below.
To Install Nx Witness Media Server on Ubuntu
Ubuntu Linux users will need to use console commands to install, configure and remove Nx Witness.
- Download the package you would like to install for your Ubuntu Linux OS.
- Make note of the place you saved it on your computer.
- Open the Terminal app.
- Use the sudo dpkg -i [installer package path] terminal code to begin the installation process.
- Example: sudo dpkg -i networkoptix-mediaserver-220.127.116.1112-x64-release.deb
- Enter your computer password to continue the installation when prompted.
- Scroll down to accept the EULA
- press the tab key to highlight the OK button to continue.
- Configure the Port the media server will use. Unless otherwise instructed by Nx support use port 7001.
- Create the Admin user password for the system.
- Suggestion: use something a little more difficult than "admin" or "12345" if you want to have a secure system.
- Choose the name of your system.
- If this is the first or only server in a new system choose any name.
- If you're adding this server to expand an existing system (e.g. "Nx Office") then use the name of the system you are expanding.
- Allow system to optimize cameras.
- Not sure what this means? Choose yes.
- Sit back and let the magic happen.
- If you see "networkoptix-medaserver start/running, process XXXX complete....you're done.
- If you face any extra struggles and your terminal says that there are some "dependency problems" please try to run the following commands:
$sudo apt-get update
$sudo apt-get install -f
To uninstall or modify the configuration of the Media Server
- TO UNINSTALL type
- sudo apt-get remove networkoptix-mediaserver
- sudo apt-get remove networkoptix-client
- TO RECONFIGURE type
- sudo dpkg-reconfigure networkoptix-mediaserver