Installing Desktop Icon on Ubuntu Desktop and CentOS

From Globalsight
Jump to: navigation, search
Getting Started Guide
Jump to: Home | Main User Guide
Gs color logo on black bg.jpg
General
About GlobalSight
My Jobs | My Activities
My Account
Planning
  1. Create jobs
  2. Add job comments
  3. Quote
  4. Approve quotes
  5. Dispatch jobs
Implementing
Making DTP and LSO Review Changes

Finalizing
Downloading the Final Files
Archiving Jobs

Support
Support | FAQs | Training
System Requirements
Logging in
Reports

Installing Desktop Icon on Ubuntu Destkop and CentOS

Pre-requisites

Remove any previous installations of Desktop Icon before beginning a new one.

  • Make sure that the user has superuser privileges

To remove an old version in Ubuntu Desktop via Terminal:

  1. Type: dpkg -r desktopicon:i386 (on 64-bit system)
    • Or, type: dpkg -r desktopicon (on 32-bit system)
  2. Type: rm -R /usr/share/globalsight

To remove an old version in CentOS via Terminal:

  1. Type: rpm -e desktopicon
  2. Type: rm -R /usr/share/globalsight

Then install the software as described below.

Java

Ensure that JDK or JRE 1.6 + version is available on system. Generally, it has been installed with OS installation. To check the Java version

  • Type: java -version

gedit

Ensure that gedit is available on system, GlobalSight DesktopIcon uses it to view log file. Ubuntu Desktop has installed it by default. You can check it by type “gedit --verion” in Terminal.

To install gedit on CentOS:

  • Type: yum install gedit

To install Desktop Icon on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04

  1. Open the folder into which you downloaded the GlobalSight_DesktopIcon_8.5_Linux.zip file
  2. Double-click the compressed package to extract desktopicon_8.5.deb to local system
    • Or, type: unzip GlobalSight_DesktopIcon_8.5_Linux.zip
  3. Double-click the Debian package to launch Ubuntu Software Center, and then click Install
    • Or, install the Debian package via Terminal
    • Type: dpkg -i desktopicon_8.5.deb

To launch GlobalSight DesktopIcon on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04

Click Dash Home on Launcher, then search DesktopIcon or switch to Application pane then filter applications as Office type.

DesktopIcon Ubuntu.png

Installing Desktop Icon on CentOS 6.4:

To install Desktop Icon on CentOS 6.4:

  1. Open the folder into which you downloaded the GlobalSight_DesktopIcon_8.5_Linux.zip file
  2. Double-click the compressed package to extract desktopicon_8.5-2.i386.rpm to local system
    • Or, type: unzip GlobalSight_DesktopIcon_8.5_Linux.zip
  3. Double-click the rpm package to launch the installer
    • Or, install the rpm package via Terminal
    • Type: rpm -ivh desktopicon_8.5-2.i386.rpm

To launch GlobalSight DesktopIcon on CentOS 6.4:

  1. Open the Panel
  2. Select Applications->Office->DesktopIcon
DesktopIcon CentOS.png