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Amazon S3 - How to Install Bucket Explorer/Team Edition?

Windows users
Macintosh users
Linux users

1 ˆ   MS Windows

  1. You can download Bucket Explorer at  http://www.bucketexplorer.com/be-download.html .
  2. You have three major choices when you download Bucket Explorer according to 64- bit and 32- bit MS Windows Environment.
    • 32/64 bit Zip Version With JRE.
    • 32/64 bit Zip Version Without JRE.
    • 32 bit Windows Installer
  3. If you have not installed java on your system, then we recommend that you install the Zip version with JRE.
  4. Click on download as per your requirement at the section provided for Bucket Explorer on Windows Environment.
  5. Read the end user agreement and if you agree, click on download located at the bottom of the page, at the right side or at the top middle of the page.
  6. If you have downloaded 32 bit Windows Installer-
    • Double click on the application icon ( e.g. Bucket-Explorer-setup-2009.10.xx.xx).
    • A wizard will appear. Simply follow the steps.
    • On Welcome screen, click Next.
    • On the next screen, select an option from  i. Install for anyone using this computer   [1]   ii. Install just for me   [2]   iii. Portable install   [3]
    • Check license agreement and click Next.
    • Choose the location where you want to install Bucket Explorer.
    • Once completed with the Bucket Explorer setup, click Finish button to close wizard.
    • If you select "All users" or "Only for me" , Bucket Explorer is installed on your machine at Start -->Program files --> Bucket Explorer --> Bucket Explorer Web Site, Uninstall
    • Note: [If you select portable then it will be extracted only at specified location.]
  7. If you Downloaded 32/64 bit Zip Version With JRE.
    Extract the Zip folder and it is ready to use. You will find an Embedded JRE with executable file of Bucket Explorer. If you have not installed java on your system, then you can download Bucket Explorer with JRE.
  8. If you Downloaded 32/64 bit Zip Version Without JRE.
    Extract the Zip folder and it is ready to use. Here you will find a Bucket Explorer Executable file.

2 ˆ Macintosh Operating System

  1. Download Bucket Explorer zip version at  http://www.bucketexplorer.com/be-download.html
  2. Click on Download at the download section for Bucket Explorer on  Mac OS X Environment .
  3. Read end user agreement and if you agree, select download located at the bottom of the page, at the right side or at the top middle.
  4. Save file to your hard disk.  Download may take time depending upon the speed of your internet connection.
  5. Extract the zipped file.
  6. Double click on the Bucket Explorer application icon to run BucketExplorer.App

3 ˆ Linux Operating system

  1. Download bucketexplorer.tar.gz at  http://www.bucketexplorer.com/be-download.html
  2. Click on download at the download section for Bucket Explorer on  Linux Environment.
  3. Read end user agreement and if you agree, click on download located at the bottom of the page, at the right side or at the top middle.
  4. Run or Save file to your hard disk.  Download may take time depending upon the speed of your internet connection.
  5. Extract BucketExplorer200910xxxx.tar.gz
  6. If Java has been installed on your system, then you need to run Bucket Explorer at BucketExplorer.sh
  7. If you haven't installed java on your system, then you need to follow these steps before you run Bucket Explorer at  BucketExplorer-jre.sh file.
    1. Follow these steps if you have not copied “jre6” to home path -
      • Download the latest JRE, install it on your system and rename the folder to jre6.
      • Open BucketExplorer-jre.sh file for edit.
      • Update in place of  $BucketExplorer_home  with the path where jre6 installed in  chkpath="   $BucketExplorer_home   /jre6/bin/java" and  export PATH=   $BucketExplorer_home   /jre6/bin:${PATH}  variables.
      • Now save BucketExplorer-jre.sh file.
                              OR
    2. Follow this if you have copied “jre6” to home path -
      • Copy the latest JRE from your local system to Bucket Explorer root folder & Rename it to ‘jre6’.
  8. Now Go to Applications >> Accessories >> Terminal.
  9. Get into Bucket Explorer Home path.
  10. Run BucketExplorer.sh / BucketExplorer-jre.sh file.

Note: Command to run sh files- sh BucketExplorer-jre.sh OR sh BucketExplorer.sh

  • Install for anyone using this computer : This option installs Bucket Explorer in program files of all the existing users on the user’s machine.
  • Install just for me : This option installs Bucket Explorer in program files of a specified user.
  • ^   Portable install : This option installs Bucket Explorer on desktop and there will be no entry in startup. Installing as portable means that it can be run within any portable media like pen drive, CD etc.

Note:  You can download a regular version of Bucket Explorer. When you start it, it will ask if you want to run it in Team Edition mode. You do not need a different download for Team Edition.

*Read the end user agreement and if you agree, click on download located at the bottom of the page, at the right side or at the top middle of the page

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