Installing on Linux

  1. Download SpectX for your platform (linux64 or aarch64).
  2. Open the command-line and unpack the compressed file.
  3. Navigate to the unpacked directory spectx/.
  4. Start the SpectXDesktop by executing bin/spectx_desktop.sh start.
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user@host:~$
user@host:~$ tar -zxf spectx-linux64-desktop.tar.gz
user@host:~$ cd spectx
user@host:~/spectx$ bin/spectx_desktop.sh start
  1. Switch to SpectXDesktop window. Click on “Open”.
../../../_images/SpectXDesktop-runner-menu.png

Note

See how to configure downloading MaxMind database for geoip country and ASN lookups.

  1. Your default browser opens to “https://localhost:8388”, displaying accept EULA dialog:
../../../_images/accept-eula.png
  1. SpectX activation screen is displayed. Select “Enter your email … ” and submit your email (note that this requires Internet connectivity).
../../../_images/SpectXDesktop-get-license.png
  1. SpectX user interface is displayed in the browser. You’re done with initial setup!