Installing Smile

If you purchased a software-only version of smile2, it needs to be installed on your system.

Hint

neomicra regularly releases updated versions of smile2. These updates can be obtained for free form neomicra’s web site, or from the customer cloud.

Windows

Double-click on the installation file (eg. smile2-2.0.1-win64.exe) to launch the installer. Follow the instructions until the installation wizard has finished. Smile2 is now installed on your system.

Warning

To install smile2, Administrator privileges are required.

smile2 can now be started from the windows start menu.

Updating

Same as installation. The uninstaller of the old version is invoked automatically before the new installer runs.

Uninstalling

Choose Uninstall from the smile2 folder in the Windows start menu.

Linux

Warning

To install smile2, root privileges are required (knowing the root password or having a proper sudo setup).

Make sure the installation file (eg. smile2-2.0.1-ubuntu.run) has executable permissions (can be set on the command line with chmod 755 smile2-2.0.1-ubuntu.run in the directory where the file is located. Execute the installation file either form your favorite file manager or a terminal emulator with the command ./smile2-2.0.1-ubuntu.run. A dialog appears to enter the root or sudo password. After this, follow the instructions of the installation wizard.

Note

This installation only works in an X-Windows environment.

To install smile2 without user interaction (and without the X-Windows requirement), you can use the --auto option: ./smile2-2.0.1-ubuntu.run --auto.

The installer also offers additional options to eg. to set the installation directory. Use ./smile2-2.0.1-ubuntu.run --help for a list of options.

To start smile2, type smile2 in your favorite terminal emulator or locate it in the start menu of your desktop system and start it from there.

Updating

Same as installation. The uninstaller of the old version is invoked automatically before the new installer runs.

Uninstalling

Type sudo smile2 --uninstall in a terminal emulator.