Getting Started

Version added 10-Aug-2018| Modified 11-Mar-2019

Perform the following steps to get started with the Beanviser. 

Install Beanviser

No installation is required; simply unpack the downloaded file to a desired location. For download instructions, see Downloading the Beanviser Package.

Launch Beanviser

The following table details to steps to launch the Beanviser on different operating systems:

Operating System To Launch...

Linux

  1. Open a terminal on Linux, and go to the directory that contains the extracted Beanviser package.

  2. Type beanviser.sh and press Enter on the terminal to launch Beanviser.

macOS

  1. Open a terminal on the macOS, and go to the directory that contains the extracted Beanviser package.

  2. Type beanviser.sh and press Enter on the terminal to launch Beanviser.

Windows

On windows, you can use file explorer or command prompt.

 

Using file explorer:

  1. Open a file explorer on Windows, and go to the directory that contains the extracted Beanviser package.

  2. Double-click beanviser.cmd to launch Beanviser.

 

Using command prompt:

  1. Open a command prompt on Windows, and go to the directory that contains the extracted Beanviser package.

  2. Type beanviser.cmd and press Enter on the command prompt to launch Beanviser.

 

Connect to Device

You must first add the target device on Beanviser and then connect to that device as follows:

 

  1. Click the Configuration button (...) to get a list of available devices.

    Beanviser OSE - Configuration Button.png

    As the emulator is a basic device for testing, Beanviser has the emulator in its device list by default. This device is configured to access the local emulator. If required to access emulator on another device, specify the IP address of that system. In case you accidentally delete the emulator from the list, follow the steps given below to add the emulator again.
    If you already have the targets added by using IDE or ares-setup-device, Beanviser will show you the added targets automatically. 

     

  2. To add a new device, click the + button and provide the details of the target device:

      webOS Device Emulator
    Name Any name Any name
    Host <IP address of the device> 127.0.0.1 (local emulator) or remote IP address 
    Port 22 6622
    Username root root

     

  3. To connect to a target device, select it from the device list and click the Connect button.

    Beanviser OSE - Getting Started - Connect Device.png

If you are prompted to re-install the Beanviser service, see Updating Beanviser Service
Data gathered in the current Beanviser session, is not available in other sessions. If required, make sure the data is saved.
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