Install Ozeki 10 on Red Hat Linux

On this page, you will find detailed information about how to install Ozeki 10 on Red Hat Linux. At first you will see what dependencies are needed to be able to install Ozeki 10 on your system, and also see how you can install them. After that we will present you how to create your own installer from Ozeki debian package. Finally, you will see how you can access the GUI of the system from a web browser.

Step 1 - Get a root shell using su root

Important: You need to have sudo privileges to install the Ozeki software. If you issue sudo -s command at the beginning of the installation, your Linux operating system will not require you to use sudo command before the following commands.

user@localhost:~$ su root
password:
root@localhost user:~#

Step 2 - Add Fedoraproject EPEL repository

Prepare your system to be able to run the Ozeki 10 software. First, Add Fedoraproject EPEL repository.

yum install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

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Figure 1 - Add Fedoraproject

subscription-manager repos 
--enable rhel-7-server-optional-rpms --enable rhel-7-server-extras-rpms

subscription-manager repos --enable rhel-7-server-optional-rpms --enable rhel-7-server-extras-rpms
Figure 2 - Enable server elements

Step 3 - Install mono-complete package

The next step is to install mono-complete package from the following repository.

rpm --import 
"https://keyserver.ubuntu.com/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x3FA7E0328081BFF6A14DA29AA6A19B38D3D831EF"

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Figure 3 - Add Fedoraproject

su -c 'curl 
https://download.mono-project.com/repo/centos7-stable.repo | tee /etc/yum.repos.d/mono-centos7-stable.repo'

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Figure 4 - Download required files

After adding this repository to your sources list, install the mono-complete package.

yum install mono-complete.x86_64

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Figure 5 - Install the mono-complete package

Note: you always have to use the repository that can be found here: https://www.mono-project.com/download/stable/#download-lin-centos.

Step 3 - Install other dependencies

Before you install Ozeki 10 software, you need to install some other dependencies. Install libjpeg-turbo-devel.x86_64, portaudio.x86_64, speex-devel.x86_64, xorg-x11-server-Xvfb, redhat-lsb-core.x86_64, dpkg and nss-tools packages.

yum install libjpeg-turbo-devel.x86_64 portaudio.x86_64 
speex-devel.x86_64 xorg-x11-server-Xvfb redhat-lsb-core.x86_64 dpkg nss-tools

install other dependencies
Figure 6 - Install other dependencies

Step 4 - Download the Linux version of Ozeki 10

Download the latest version of Ozeki 10 from the download page.

To have a working system using the Ozeki 10, you need to acquire all the necessary files. You can do that by visiting the Ozeki 10 download page. Click the link and it will open in you browser. You can see the page on Figure 7.

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Figure 7 - Download the Ozeki 10

Extract the downloaded DEB and the data.tar files. This way you can open the Ozeki 10 installer folder. You can see the process on Figure 8 and Figure 9.

extract the deb file
Figure 8 - Extract the downloaded files

extract the data.rar file
Figure 9 - Extract the data.rar

Create the data zip that can be copied to the Red Hat user computer. You can see how to zip on Figure 10.

create data zip
Figure 10 - Create a data zip

Copy the data zip into the home directory of your Red Hat user, to start setting up the Ozeki 10 on you Red Hat user. You can see the process on Figure 11.

copy the data zip into the home directory of your red hat user
Figure 11 - Copy the data zip to the Red Hat user

Step 5 - Install the Ozeki 10 package

The next step is to install the Ozeki 10 package.

Unzip data.zip on Red Hat

unzip data.zip

unzip data zip
Figure 12 - Unzip the data zip

Copy Ozeki folder to /usr/lib/

cp -R data/usr/lib/ozeki/ /usr/lib/

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Figure 13 - Copy the Ozeki folder

Create init script for the service

cp /usr/lib/ozeki/init.d/ozeki-service_template /etc/init.d/ozeki-service.sh

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Figure 14 - Create init script for the service

chmod +x /etc/init.d/ozeki-service.sh

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Figure 15 - Create init script for the service

Add service to the system

chkconfig --add /etc/init.d/ozeki-service.sh

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Figure 15 - Add service to the system

Step 6 - Start Ozeki service

systemctl start ozeki-service

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Figure 16 - Add service to the system

Step 8 - Open the GUI of the Ozeki software

After you have found the IP address of your linux server, open a web browser on any PC that is in the same LAN, and open the GUI of the Ozeki Software using the http://192.168.115.191:9505 IP address and port number (replace 192.168.115.191 with the IP address of the PC where Ozeki is installed).

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Figure 17 - Open the GUI