RUTX12 Package Manager
The information in this page is updated in accordance with firmware version RUTX_R_00.02.03.1
Summary[edit | edit source]
The Package Manager is a service used to install additional software on the the device. This page is an overview of the Package Manager section in RUTX12 devices.
If you're having trouble finding this page or some of the parameters described here on your device's WebUI, you should turn on "Advanced WebUI" mode. You can do that by clicking the "Basic" button under "Mode", which is located at the top-right corner of the WebUI.
Packages[edit | edit source]
The Packages section provides the possibility to install additional software packages that are available for download from the FOTA server. To install a new service, locate the necessary package in the list and click the '+' button adjacent to it.
Available packages[edit | edit source]
Available additional software packages for RUTX12 devices with latest firmware version are listed below.
- Hotspot landing page default theme - a default theme for landing page in Hotspot.
After installation, this theme becomes available in the Services → Hotspot → Landing page.
- ZeroTier - an open source software product which establishes Peer to Peer VPN (P2PVPN) connection between laptops, desktops, phones, embedded devices, cloud resources, and apps. After installation, this service becomes available and can be configured from the Services → VPN → ZeroTier page.
- TR-069 - Technical Report 069 (TR-069) client, an application layer protocol designed for management of equipment connected to a remote network.
After installation, this service becomes available and can be configured from the Services → TR-069 page.
- The Cloud of Things is a cloud platform for the Internet of Things. It allows you to remotely monitor, manage and control your connected devices and machines.
After installation, this service becomes available and can be configured from the Services → Cloud Solutions → Cloud of Things page.
- Azure IoThub - an open and flexible cloud platform that supports open-source SDKs and multiple protocols.
After installation, this service becomes available and can be configured from the Services → Cloud Solutions → Azure IoT Hub page.
- Cumulocity - an independent device and application management Internet of Things (IoT) platform.
After installation, this service becomes available and can be configured from the Services → Cloud Solutions → Cumulocity page.
- ThingWorx - an industrial innovation platform designed to rapidly deliver IoT applications.
After installation, this service becomes available and can be configured from the Services → Cloud Solutions → ThingWorx page.
- NTPD - a program that maintains the system time in synchronization with time servers using the Network Time Protocol.
After installation, this service becomes available and can be configured from the Services → NTP → NTPD page.
Upload[edit | edit source]
The Upload section provides the possibility for offline package installation. Only packages that are intended for this specific device and firmware version can be uploaded.
The list of available packages for RUTX12 devices with latest firmware version is provided below. Click on the links if you wish to download the packages to your computer.
To install a package click the 'Browse' button and locate the package file on your computer. Then click 'Install package'. If the installation was successful, you should see a green rounded rectangle containing a message of success appear Package Manager title:
FAQ[edit | edit source]
- Q: How to keep installed packages after firmware upgrade?
- A: Before upgrading the device's firmware, make sure the 'Keep all settings' option is checked in the Firmware page. This ensures that the device will install the necessary packages after FW upgrade and keep user configuration data.
- Q: Is there enough space for packages that I want to install?
- A: The size of each package is displayed next to its version in the package list. The current state of Flash memory is displayed in in the top-right corner of the list. Hover your mouse over it for more information.
- Q: I installed a software package, how do I configure it?
- A: After the installation of a package, a related configuration page is generated somewhere in the WebUI, depending on the packages purpose. Information on where to find each page can be found in the Available packages section of this Wiki page.
- Q: The package that I want isn't on the list. Can I install it anyway?
- A: Depends on what you need specifically. More packages can be downloaded using the opkg package manager. It is a command-line utility used to download software from special online repositories.
Before using opkg you should first update the list of available packages by executing this command:
opkg updateTo see a list of available packages, use this command:
opkg listTo install a package, use this syntax:
opkg install <PACKAGE_NAME>