Starting Evo From a LEPP Desktop PC
browse to evo.caltech.edu
set a bookmark (Bookmarks -> Bookmark This Page -> + Add)
exclude vrvs.org and evo.caltech.edu from popup blocking ( Edit -> Preferences -> Content -> Block Popup Windows -> Allowed Sites -> Address of web site -> Allow)
download koala.jnlp to the desktop.
click the start button on the evo webpage
when it asks what to do with koala.jnlp, select "save to Disk"; by default, this should have been downloaded to the desktop
associate with koala.jnlp with javaws. (/usr/bin/javaws)
find the koala.jnlp file on the desktop; right click on it; select "open with Other Application"
click on "Use a custom command" type in
, and click on
click open, then click open again
register a new user and password for this vrvs machine location
click "need to register" (or you can use an existing evo id and password temporarily, if necessary)
fill out the form
Email= (evo requires a unique login/email address combination)
to complete the registration, an email confirmation must be responded to
once you received a login and password, enter them into the login window, click "save password", click ok
configure the EVO tools for your desktop PC.
Select EVO Tools
Check Auto Transmit Audio
Check Auto Transmit Video
click "close" when you're done
To test your EVO configuration
Select "EVO TV" or "Testing" meeting listed under the Universe tab
click Yes to Join
To exit the current meeting, under the tab Current Meeting, click Leave this meeting.
To exit the EVO session
Either click Koala -> Exit or click the red X in the upper right corner
Select Yes to Quit
Set the firefox to use javaws automatically (without prompting) for koala.jnlp
Close the current evo session
Click the start button on the evo webpage
This time, select "open with javaws (default)"
Check the box for "Do this automatically for files like this from now on."
This topic: Computing
19 Nov 2008,
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