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OSX Signage Player
« on: August 14, 2014, 12:27:24 AM »
Has anyone managed to get the latest Signage Player (4.2) running on Mavericks? I have installed, and run the install.sh script from Terminal (after converting the line endings to UNIX). When the player loads up I get a drop down that says 'Private Server' which won't let me click for any other options and a submit button. No other options for logging in to connect it to my account.

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Re: OSX Signage Player
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2014, 09:58:05 AM »
you will need to install X11 library on Maverick http://xquartz.macosforge.org/landing/

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Re: OSX Signage Player
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2014, 05:00:09 PM »
Thanks for the reply, I have installed the X11 Library but it has made no difference. I have tried a fresh install of the SignagePlayer also, is it still relevant with this version to run the install.sh script (I don't get prompted to anymore like the previous version). Here is a screenshot:

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Re: OSX Signage Player
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2014, 05:10:25 PM »
yes we are aware of a bug in Mac on 4.20 and are working to resolve...
you can use 4.15 in the meanwhile.

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Re: OSX Signage Player
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2014, 05:11:50 PM »
Thanks again for the reply, where can I get hold of V4.15?

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Re: OSX Signage Player
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2014, 05:46:03 PM »
Great thanks works a treat!

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Re: OSX Signage Player
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2014, 06:22:04 PM »
the bug is now fixed in latest 4.20 release...

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Re: OSX Signage Player
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2014, 05:11:22 PM »
Thanks, the new version installs fine and runs great. But I get a popup window that says 'Prmition denid.Installation not completed' - the signage plays in the background and if I hit OK this popup disappears. Also the play doesn't play in fullscreen mode - I still have the OSX top menu bar showing.

Thanks!

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Re: OSX Signage Player
« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2014, 05:38:50 PM »
you must run the player as root, please see the mac install video...
from command line do: sudo root
and run player
as for the top app bar, we are working on that...
did you have this issue in previous version?

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Re: OSX Signage Player
« Reply #10 on: August 21, 2014, 05:41:58 PM »
Ok  I will give that a go..

I didn't have the Top Bar issue when I was using OSX Lion with the older player. Have only been using the latest player with Mavericks...

Thanks for the quick response.

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Re: OSX Signage Player
« Reply #11 on: August 21, 2014, 10:31:00 PM »
yes confirmed that the bar is due to changes in Mavericks API.
It is a bug in Apple's API, we have to wait for them to release an update / hotfix
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Re: OSX Signage Player
« Reply #12 on: August 27, 2014, 05:14:04 PM »
Thanks again for your help. I have installed the latest SignagePlayer on Mavericks and it runs fine. The only problem is that it still prompts me to run as root... I have run the ./install script - I have checked the Sudoers file an my user has been added there with the correct permissions. Also, in LaunchAgents, local.signageplayer.plist has not been created - is there somewhere I can get a copy of this file?

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Re: OSX Signage Player
« Reply #13 on: August 28, 2014, 11:42:05 AM »
if you run the SignagePlayer from command line as: sudo ./SignagePlayer  Does it prompt you?
We didn't certify the SignagePlayer to Maverick yet, so I would recommend using previous OSX.

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Re: OSX Signage Player
« Reply #14 on: August 28, 2014, 04:57:24 PM »
Hi, it launches fine from terminal as Sudo.

 

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