Where could you download Yapbam ?

Here !

How to install Yapbam ?

Windows OS:

  1. Launch to downloaded application. Then, choose a folder where to install Yapbam on your hard disk, or on an USB key.
  2. Once the installation is done, double-click on the yapbam.exe application in the installation folder.
    If a window appears with the message "This application requires a Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0", it means you have to install the Java Runtime Environment.
    The simplest way to do it is to click the ok button: You will be redirected to the Java download page. Download and install the suggested package. Then launch Yapbam again.
    If you can't access to the Java download page (if you're currently not connected to the Internet), you can get it later at: https://java.com/download.

Others OS:

  1. Extract the content of yapbam.zip file ... to a new folder where you want on your hard disk, or on an USB key.
  2. Double-click on the yapbam.sh script file.
  3. What to do if it fails ?
    1. Ensure that you have Java installed on your computer.
      • Under Linux a simple way is to launch a terminal then type the command:
         java -version
        If the command fails or if it reports a version older than 1.6.0, please install the latest java version. Under Ubuntu this could be done using the commands:
        sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
        sudo apt-get update
        sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer
      • Under MacOs X Lion, Java is not installed by default anymore. To install java, please have a look at Apple documentation: https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1421
    2. MacOS has the unfortunate idea of opening the executable scripts with a text editor, instead of launching them as programs.
      To remedy this, go to the information (Apple-I on yapbam.sh) and ask osX to open the file using the "terminal" application (in utilities).
    3. When you run yapbam.sh for the first time in recent versions of MacOS, it declines the launch with a message like "Can not open "yapbam.sh" because this application comes from a non-identified developer". This is because Apple has a little trouble to make a choice between security and profit. To register an application with Apple, at this time (early 2015), it costs $ 99 per year ... and that's just unacceptable to have to pay a subscription to give an application for free. Yapbam is not registered with Apple, and will never be as long as we will have to pay for it.
      If, despite our deviation from the Apple policy, you still want to use Yapbam, click the question mark in the lower left of the alert window, the launch procedure should appear.
      On macOS 10.10: In the Finder, press the "Control" key while clicking on the "yapbam.sh" icon then choose "Open" in the contextual menu.

How to upgrade Yapbam ?

  1. Choose "Check for updates" in the "?" Yapbam menu.
  2. If an update is available, a dialog appears.
    • If the dialog contains an "Install now" button, click on it; The update is downloaded and will be applied next time you launch Yapbam.
    • If the dialog tells that Yapbam can't update itself because it was installed in a write protected folder:
      • Close Yapbam
      • Download the new release using the link at the top of this page.
      • Install this new version in the folder where Yapbam was previously installed.
  3. Restart Yapbam, the update is applied.

How to uninstall Yapbam ?

  • Delete the Yapbam folder.
  • ... and, if you really want ... your data files.

Based on Yapbam version 0.18.5


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