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Desktop Installation and Startup




The specific options and procedures depend on the operating system as referenced below. The instructions below assume the zip files are downloaded. If you purchase a USB flash drive you get all of the .zip files on the flash drive.


Windows Installation

1. Download nmCollectorCP.zip

2. Extract contents to computer hard drive or USB

3. Optional - run setup program (Setup NMCollectorCP.exe) which can be found in

the installer directory


Windows Startup

1. If you used the installer, you can run from the shortcut created on the desktop or

the installed nmCollectorCP.exe

2. You can also open the downloaded USB directory and double click the

nmCollectorCP.exe


Mac Installation

1. Download nmCollectorCP.zip

2. Extract contents to computer hard drive or USB

3. Optional - run setup program (NMCollectorCP.dmg) which can be found in the

installer directory


Mac Startup

1. If you used the installer, you can run NM Collector CP from your applications

folder

2. You can also open the downloaded USB directory and double click the

nmCollectorCP.app


Linux Installation

1. Download nmCollectorCP.zip

2. Extract contents to computer hard drive or USB

3. This will create the NMCollector_Linux directory which contains the application

4. For reports to work, you must also install Microsoft fonts (Arial in particular).


NOTE: Please follow the instructions found here:

https://lexics.github.io/installing-ms-fonts


Linux Startup

1. Open a Terminal window in the NMCollectorCP_Linux directory


Option 1 :

a. From desktop, navigate to the NMCollectorCP_Linux folder,

b. right click on it and

c. select "Open in terminal" from the dropdown list


Option 2:

d. Open a Terminal window

e. cd to the NMCollectorCP_Linux directory

2. Start the NMCollectorCP application from the Terminal Window with:

sh run.command




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