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How to install Auterion Mission Control
Installers of Auterion Mission Control are provided for Android, Ubuntu Linux, Windows and MacOS. These can be installed locally on the different host operating systems using the system's usual methods.
The following minimum or later OS versions are supported.
The Android installer is provided as an Android Package Kit/APK file (e.g.: file extension .apk).
Mission Control is intended to run on tablet devices. While you may be able to install it on an Android phone, the UI may be not render all elements correctly.
To install and run AMC:
- 1.Enable APK installation on your device. The setting to use depends on the version of Android - it might be
If none of those options are available check the documentation for your device.
- Settings > Security > Device Administration > Enable Unknown Sources
- Settings > Security and Lock Screen > Device Administration > Enable Unknown Sources
- Settings > Apps and Notifications > Install Unknown Apps
- Settings > Apps and Notifications > Install Other Apps
- 2.Install the APK file using the standard installer (just acknowledge all prompts)
- 3.Run AMC from the device launcher.
- 4.The first time it is run, acknowledge the prompts to grant location and media permissions.
The Ubuntu installer is provided as a zip file that contains an Linux Script file (e.g. file extension: .AppImage.zip).
Before installing AMC for the first time:
- 1.Remove the Ubuntu serial modem manager by entering the following command in the Ubuntu terminal:sudo usermod -a -G dialout $USERsudo apt-get remove modemmanager -y
- 2.Install GStreamer (for video streaming) by entering the following command:sudo apt install libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-0 libgstreamer-plugins-good1.0-0 libgstreamer-plugins-bad1.0-0 gstreamer1.0-libav gstreamer1.0-rtsp gstreamer1.0-vaapi libxcb-xinerama0 libxcb-image0 libxcb-keysyms1 libxcb-render-util0
- 3.Logout and login again to reload the user permissions
In order to use the installer, Ubuntu must have the following packages installed:
Both packages are are included in the standard Ubuntu distribution. Verify the packages have not been removed from your distribution/setup.
Configure the Gnome environment. The configuration described below is the default on Ubuntu. Follow these steps to verify configuration.
- 1.In the file manager (Files in Ubuntu), select Preferences, then the Behavior tab.
- 2.Under the 'Executable Text Files' section, select the 'Run them' option.
- 3.Close Preferences.
The AMC installer facilitates setting up AMC on remote control units with and without a keyboard. A user can install AMC only by using click (tap) and double-click (double-tap). The installer is designed to work with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and the Gnome desktop. Please perform the following steps from Nautilus/Files and not directly from the Desktop, because they might not work.
Auterion Mission Control vX.XX.X for Linux. This will download a ZIP file.
- 2.Extract the ZIP content
- 1.Double click on the .zip file to view the archive contents
- 2.Select the script file and click 'Extract'
- 3.Confirm the operation and the output directory
- 3.The installation script with the .sh file extension is self-contained. The script already has executable permissions, ie. the execute flag '+x' is already set.
- 4.Double-click on the script to run. A progress bar will display installation status.
- 5.After a successful installation, the folder where AMC is installed will be opened.
- 6.An AMC Desktop icon is created (see Note 1 below). AMC will have a default, blank icon because AMC is not yet trusted application. Follow these steps to enable the AMC icon. These are required for the first AMC installation only.
- 1.Double click on the icon
- 2.Mark AMC as trusted application
- 3.Icon changes with the AMC logo
The AMC installer also integrates with the Ubuntu Search Bar.
NOTE: v.X.XX.X is the version number (ie. v1.12.0)