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To use Softsqueeze first you will need to install:
How to download Softsqueeze
The latest binary distribution is available from the SourceForge
area. On Windows download the .exe or for Linux download the .rpm or .zip file. OS X users can
install using the .dmg file.
Then once you have downloaded
and uncompressed the Softsqueeze zip
file, double click on the Softsqueeze.jar file to start the application
(on some platforms you might have to start Softsqueeze from the command line).
When you first start
Softsqueeze you will be asked for the server IP
address and Slimserver version. You can change these settings later in
the preferences dialog.
The Slimserver includes a version of Softsqueeze that can be launched
either Java Web Start or as a Java applet. Click the Softsqueeze
link in the help section of the slimserver, and the follow the
instructions to start Softsqueeze or by opening one of the following
url's (replace localhost with the hostname
of your slimserver):
You can upgrade Softsqueeze as follows;
- Download and
the Softsqueeze.zip file.
- Locate your slimserver
For example C:\Program
- Move the contexts of the
folder you download into the folder
The restart your slimserver.
Slimserver integration on a OS
To update Softsqueeze in the Slimserver
can be distributed using Java Web Start
- a technology that allows Java applications to be launched from a web
browser. If you have a web server then you can enable Softsqueeze to
use Java Web Start as follows:
In the current release you will get a security
warning when you use Java Web Start to launch Softsqueeze. It will
recommend that you do not run the application because it has not been
correctly signed. Ignore this warning :).
- Unpack the Softsqueeze.zip
server documents folder (for example htdocs in apache).
- Configure you web server to
type 'application/x-java-jnlp-file' for .jnlp files.
- Edit the softsqueeze.jnlp
add the absolute path to the jnlp file in the codebase attribute
(relative paths do not work). Change the slimserver
value as appropriate for your server.
- Link the softsqueeze.jnlp
file into a
- Clicking on the link in your
then launch the Softsqueeze application and automatically connect to
To start Softsqueeze from the command line using the java
command you need to:
source code for the project is available from
the Sourceforge Softsqueeze CVS tree. You can browse
code in your web browser, or use your CVS client to check
out the latest version
cvs -d:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot/softsqueeze checkout softsqueeze3
or the current 3.9b1 from bpa using;
cvs -d:pserver:email@example.com:/cvsroot/softsqueeze export -rPrerelease_3_9b1 softsqueeze3
Softsqueeze is released under
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