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Lucidor is free software and is released under the GNU General Public License.

The program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

Installation packages for GNU/Linux

See the Installation instructions for GNU/Linux.

Installation package for Mac OS X

See the Installation instructions for Mac OS X.

Installation package for Windows

See the Installation instructions for Windows.

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Requirements

Lucidor requires that either Firefox or XULRunner (versions 18 or above) is installed before the program can be run. Firefox is the recommended choice.

Note that nowadays new releases of Firefox and XULRunner happen quite frequently, and Lucidor may not have been tested with the most recent versions.

Firefox is available here. Instructions for installing XULRunner are available here.

Installation instructions for GNU/Linux

The deb and RPM packages are the preferred way to install Lucidor on GNU/Linux systems. Alternatively it is also possible to use the zip package.

Ubuntu and other Debian based GNU/Linux distributions

To install the deb package you should double-click on the package file in the file manager. Alternatively you can install it with gdebi or dpkg in a terminal window.

When Lucidor is installed with the deb package then it can be started from the applications menu or with the command lucidor.

Fedora and other RPM based GNU/Linux distributions

To install the RPM package you should double-click on the package file in the file manager. Alternatively you can install it with rpm in a terminal window.

Note that to make the RPM package more portable, it is built without any explicit dependencies. You must make sure that either Firefox or XULRunner is installed. See “Requirements”.

When Lucidor is installed with the RPM package then it can be started from the applications menu or with the command lucidor.

Running from the zip package

It is not necessary to perform any special installation procedure to run Lucidor from the zip package. Just decompress the zip package somewhere to your hard disk.

Before you can run Lucidor, however, you must make sure that either Firefox or XULRunner is installed. See “Requirements”.

When Lucidor is run from the zip package there will not be any menu entry to start it. On GNU/Linux you can double-click on the file lucidor.sh from the zip package to run Lucidor.

Installation instructions for Mac OS X

To install Lucidor on Mac OS X do the following:

  1. Double-click on the dmg file to open it.

  2. Drag the Lucidor icon to the Applications folder.

  3. Install XULRunner or Firefox.

Before you can run Lucidor, you must make sure that XULRunner or Firefox is installed. See “Requirements”.

When Lucidor has been installed on Mac OS X then it can be started by clicking on Lucidor in the Applications folder.

Installation instructions for Windows

Installing Lucidor with the Windows Installer package

To install the Windows Installer package you should double-click on the msi file and follow the instructions.

Before you can run Lucidor you must make sure that either Firefox or XULRunner is installed. See “Requirements”.

When Lucidor is installed with the Windows Installer package then it can be started from the applications menu.

Running Lucidor from the zip package

If you don't want to install the Windows Installer package, it is also possible to run Lucidor from the zip package.

It is not necessary to perform any special installation procedure to run Lucidor from the zip package. Just decompress the zip package somewhere to your hard disk.

Before you can run Lucidor, however, you must make sure that either Firefox or XULRunner is installed. See “Requirements”.

When Lucidor is run from the zip package there will not be any menu entry to start it. On Windows you can double-click on the file lucidor.bat from the zip package to run Lucidor. This batch script assumes that Firefox or XULRunner is installed in a standard location. You may need to edit the script to point to the correct installation directory.