Linux

Open a terminal shell and run the following commands:

mkdir ~/freedata
cd ~/freedata
wget -N https://raw.githubusercontent.com/DJ2LS/FreeDATA/develop/tools/Linux/install-freedata-linux.sh
wget -N https://raw.githubusercontent.com/DJ2LS/FreeDATA/develop/tools/Linux/run-freedata-linux.sh

To install from the main FreeDATA branch, run:

bash install-freedata-linux.sh

or to install from the develop FreeDATA branch, run:

bash install-freedata-linux.sh develop

To run the FreeDATA software:

Open a terminal shell and run the following commands:

cd ~/freedata
bash run-freedata-linux.sh

To view debugging output while running FreeDATA:

Open a terminal shell.

cd ~/freedata

To view the GUI debug output:

tail -f FreeDATA-client.log

To view the server debug output:

tail -f FreeDATA-server.log

The run script looks for the config.ini file at: $HOME/.config/FreeDATA/config.ini

If it isn't found, we place a copy of config.ini.example into that location to give FreeDATA something to start with. Changes to the defaults can be made within the FreeDATA GUI.