How to Upgrade Linn Kazoo Server on a ZoneRipper using an Apple Mac

All ZoneRippers are pre-installed with Linn Kazoo Server. Linn are constantly upgrading Linn Kazoo Server. These instructions provide the steps needed to upgrade to the latest version.

Summary

The basic steps required are:
  1. Download the latest Windows version of Linn Kazoo Server to your Mac
  2. Copy the downloaded Linn Kazoo Server installation file to the ZoneRipper using Finder
  3. Remote Desktop into the ZoneRipper
  4. Uninstall the original Linn Kazoo Server
  5. Install the new version if Linn Kazoo Server
  6. Check the configuration using KONFIG on the Mac
  7. Enjoy the Music
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Download the Latest Windows version of Linn Kazoo Server

Open your preferred web browser (Safari, Chrome) on you Mac. We recommend using the following link to download the latest version of Linn Kazoo Server as this shows the actual version number instead of the 'Latest Version' available from the main link on the linn.co.uk website:

http://oss.linn.co.uk/trac/wiki/DownloadKazooServer

Even though you are using a Mac - we require the Windows download for the ZoneRipper e.g. KazooServer_X.Y.ZZZ_win.exe

Copy the downloaded Linn Kazoo Server installation file to the ZoneRipper using Finder

Use the following Steps:
  1. Open Finder
  2. Select "Connect to Server" off the "Go" menu
  3. The server address varies depending on your local network configuration (LAN). Try the following and then press the "Connect" button:
    • smb://zoneripper
    • smb://zoneripper.local
    • smb://zoneripper.home
    • smb://ip address of the zoneripper
  4. Once you have the correct address you will be presented with a dialog for connection information. Do not connect as guest. Use the username administrator and the corresponding password. You may also wish to "Remember this password in my keychain" so future connections do not request username and passwords.
  5. Once successfully authenticated with the ZoneRipper you will be presented with a list of shares. Choose the "Documents" share.
  6. Open your local downloads folder in Finder and copy (drag) the Kazoo Server downloaded earlier (KazooServer_X.Y.ZZZ_win.exe) to the ZoneRipper Documents folder.

Remote Desktop into the ZoneRipper

Microsoft Remote Desktop is used to provide a virtual keyboard and display from the ZoneRipper to your Mac. You may install for free from the App Store - search "Microsoft Remote Desktop".
  1. Install Microsoft Remote Desktop from the App Store if not already installed
  2. Create a new connection to the ZoneRipper - use the same "PC name" as above (zoneripper or zoneripper.local or zoneripper.home or the ip address), user name administrator and associated password.
  3. You will see a typical Microsoft Windows Desktop once a connection has been established.

Uninstall the original Linn Kazoo Server

Uninstall the current version of Linn Kazoo Server whilst connected to the ZoneRipper using Microsoft Remote Desktop.
  1. Click the "Start" button in the bottom right corner of the Remote Desktop screen (you may need to scroll the window).
  2. Click on "Control Panel"
  3. Click on "Programs and Features"
  4. Click on "KazooServer X.Y.ZZZ"
  5. Click on "Uninstall" from the menu bar
  6. Follow the on screen prompts to complete the uninstall - Check the option "Uninstall application settings"
  7. Close the control panel window.

Install the new version if Linn Kazoo Server

  1. Click the "Start" button in the bottom right corner of the Remote Desktop screen (you may need to scroll the window).
  2. Click on "Computer"
  3. Double Click on the second hard drive (typically D: or J:).
  4. Double Click on the folder ServerFolders
  5. Double Click on the folder Documents
  6. You should now see the installation file copied from the Mac using Finder earlier.
  7. Double Click on the Linn Kazzo Server installation file.
  8. Follow the on screen prompts - accepting the default locations (Install the .Net framework if prompted).

Check the configuration using KONFIG on the Mac

  1. Close the Remote Desktop connection to the ZoneRipper
  2. Open Linn Konfig (download and install the Mac version from http://oss.linn.co.uk/trac/wiki/DownloadKonfig
  3. Use the "Change" link to select "Linn Kazoo Server [ZONERIPPER]" server
  4. Click on the cog symbol for Library
  5. Add/Verify that the location is set to the location of the Music files - typically D:\ServerFolders\Music or J:\ServerFolders\Music
  6. Use the Refresh button to re-index the collection

Enjoy the Music

You should now be able to access your music on the newly installed Kazoo Server

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