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This guide will give you a quick tour of the capabilities of Decapod 0.3, and how to use it.

This guide assumes you have Decapod 0.3 properly installed and running on your system. To do this, please see the Download and Install Decapod 0.3 document.

Launching Decapod

After you have downloaded and installed Decapod 0.3 and all its related components, start the Decapod server by running this at the command line:


If you do not have cameras, you can still get a sense of what Decapod will offer by using the mock server. The mock server mimics capturing from cameras without having actual cameras attached.

To run the mock server: ./decapod/components/server/python

(warning) Limitation: Keep in mind that the mock server does not support exporting to PDF.

Once the Decapod server is running, open Firefox and enter the following address: http://localhost:8080.

Upon loading you should see the Decapod interface.

The Interface

Capturing Images

Organizing Thumbnails

Exporting to PDF

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