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Cannot install signage player on MacOSX (10.6.7)
« on: June 20, 2011, 06:29:12 AM »
I just want to try how it works but I can?t install the player on a mac.
Every time I tried to install I hav the error:
"To complete the installation, you need to manually run the install script under: /Applications/SignagePlayer.app/Contents/Resources/mac/install.sh"

I am not sure what I now have to do. I think I have to open the terminal....but I really don?t know what I hav to do then ;-)

Is there anybody who have had the same problem?

I tried on different Macs and the problem is everytime the same.

Thenk you very very much for a little help,

Udo

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Re: Cannot install signage player on MacOSX (10.6.7)
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2011, 03:25:22 PM »

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Re: Cannot install signage player on MacOSX (10.6.7)
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2012, 10:58:52 PM »
I too am having the same issue with the beta player. The files are not in the same directory. Please advise where to go from here with this. Thank you.


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Re: Cannot install signage player on MacOSX (10.6.7)
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2012, 11:41:37 PM »
Ok I think I found the directory?

/Applications/SignagePlayer.app/Contents/Resources/mac/

Now when I get to the part of running the script, I get the following:

sudo: unable to execute ./install.sh: No such file or directory

I see the file when I list the contents of the directory.

I have also tried to run the script from the front end and received a similar error:

-bash: /Applications/SignagePlayer.app/Contents/Resources/mac/install.sh: /bin/bash^M: bad interpreter: No such file or directory
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Re: Cannot install signage player on MacOSX (10.6.7)
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2012, 05:42:07 AM »
What version are you installing ?  Version 3.0 should be fine. But beta version 4.0 isnt optimized for the Mac OS yet,

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Re: Cannot install signage player on MacOSX (10.6.7)
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2012, 07:20:05 AM »
Well, I was using 4.0.15. The blog about the beta as well as the update blog both tell you what you need to do for all operating systems. Thus giving one the impression that all operating systems are able to use the beta. It wasn't until I was chatting with tech support online that I found out Windows was the only OS supported right now.

It is odd that we are told that version 3 and 4 do not play well together, yet when you sign in online you are automatically using 4.0.15 to build your content and you have to use 3.x desktop and player for it to work properly.

Anyhow, 4.0 installs but leave that message about manual install of the script, which you can't do with the install.sh that is loaded. I was able to get around this by extracting the install.sh from 3.x and replacing the 4.x one. This allows the script to run. I think I that the script is formatted for DOS not Mac. It doesn't remove the manual install script as of yet but the script runs. Maybe the controller script also is  it formatted  incorrectly.

I am very impressed with the system so far. Even with the issues that will be corrected in the Beta, in my opinion, it is far superior to two other "leading or #1" systems out there. Congrats on a successful and an awesome product.

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Re: Cannot install signage player on MacOSX (10.6.7)
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2012, 06:06:13 AM »
Hi Criley,
Yes will resolve all OSs very soon (Mac, iOS and Android).
And the Web version is 3.0 (shows 4.0 due to technical limitation).
We hope to get all 4.0 out to final release at the end of August and this post will be irrelevant.

Thank you for your interest in MediaSignage,

Eric - MediaSignage.com

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Re: Cannot install signage player on MacOSX (10.6.7)
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2012, 04:34:30 PM »
I ran through the steps but chose not to run at start up.

How can I start the player app without running it at logon?

I still get the permission error when I try and launch the app.

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Re: Cannot install signage player on MacOSX (10.6.7)
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2012, 05:48:55 AM »
You have to select yes to the Autostart question or the installation wont work.  The SIgnage player for mac is designed for dedicated signage player stations.  If you are just testing it will be easier to test with windows based computers.

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Re: Cannot install signage player on MacOSX (10.6.7)
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2012, 07:23:10 AM »
thesam,

were you able to get the script to run without modification as it does in the video? What version of OS are you using? I just ran through the script by using the replaced install.sh from the 3.0 application. However, the player will not start automatically and it still gives me the permission error as well.

I have a client who has 3 screens that are currently powered by mac minis, so I need to get this to work somehow. I cannot afford to buy them new players at the moment.

 

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