Before you install the Cortex player on a Linux device, make sure you meet the System requirements. After you confirm that you met the requirements, complete the following procedure.
Note: You do not need to install any certificates. Cortex’s certificates are provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS).
- Log in to Fleet at fleet.cortexpowered.com.
- Click Download in the side navigation bar. The Cortex Downloads view appears.
- Click Download in the Linux section and save the
- Open a terminal window and navigate to the directory under which you saved the
- Enter the following command:
Note: Do not include $ when running the command. This is a symbol to indicate these are bash commands. You also must append the <username>. Example sudo ./installer.sh -u mediaownername
$ chmod +x installer.sh $ sudo ./installer.sh -u <username>
- If you are running Ubuntu 18.04, you must also enter the following command:
$ sudo apt -y install libgconf2-4
- Run the player by entering the following command:
- The installer loads the latest Cortex player for user
- The installer also creates a symbolic link to the latest version.
/opt/cortex/player/currentalways points to the latest installed version.
- Currently, old versions of Cortex player are kept indefinitely under
/opt/cortex/player. However, it is safe to delete older versions if you need to save some disk space.