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Where are the installation files for the Mac I have downloaded Cumulus MX but there are only microsoft installation files. Where am I going wrong
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It's the same set of files regardless of platform. Just follow the instructions.
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I have followed the instructions but no joy - edited the terminal Ok but do you get cmx to run after that - running the files just gives a "mac cannot load windows files warning box". Has anybody got it to work on a MAC?
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You don't run CumulusMX.exe - is that what you are doing? You install Mono, then run mono with CumulusMX as a parameter (it is all in the instructions).
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Thanks for this - finally got it to run in Safari but cannot get it to pick up any data - any ideas
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Which pages are not showing data, some or all of them? Have you used the configuration screens to configure the station type and restarted, and it's reading data from the station and logging entries to the data logs?
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Only screen showing is the main one (dashboard etc). All the others say they cannot connect to the server and the settings tab is shows the main heading but no setting options as it did when first loaded, It has been stopped and started several times but is always the same
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I suggest you zip up your diags folder and post it here.

Did you install libudev0 or was it already on your system?
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OK thanks
First where is drags folder
Second no did not install libudev0 - i am also wary of screwing up the mac system
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The diags folder is the one called "MXdiags" in the Cumulus folder.
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Nothing in the drags folder - also there appears no way of generating one on the mac as the only folder is the downloads one
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mefarmcon wrote:Nothing in the drags folder - also there appears no way of generating one on the mac as the only folder is the downloads one
Nothing to do with the downloads folder.

Within the CumulusMX folder or where ever you installed MX to, there is a folder called 'diags' (note - not 'drags'). It would have been created as part of the install process.
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There is no install folder on the mac as it runs on localhost and not as an installed application Did mean diag but spell checker keeps changing it
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When you unzip the CumulusMXDist3037.zip file containing the Cumulus MX distribution onto your Mac, it contains a folder called MXdiags. Initially empty, when MX runs it creates diagnostic files in there.
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