Please note that this install guide is applicable for the Ubuntu family:
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu & Lubuntu distributions.
Note: The following install instructions will work for most users. If you encounter any issues with the regular install, you may also install using the Terminal. Please see our Terminal install guide if needed.
Step 1: Download Accountable2You
Download the Accountable2You.zip file. Then once the file has downloaded click on it to unzip it. Once unzipped click on the accountable2you.deb file to open the software.
Step 2: Press the Install button in the Ubuntu software Center.
Step 3: Enter your Linux password to complete installation.
Step 4: After the software has installed press the Search option and select Accountable2You.
Next, if you do not yet have an Accountable2You account, click the "Signup" link to be directed to our website where you can register. If you have an account already, click "Login" to proceed.
Step 5: License Agreement.
Please take a moment to review the License Agreement for Accountable2You. When finished, please indicate that you agree by checking the box next to "I accept the terms", and click "Continue".
Step 6: Accountable2You's installation screen.
Use your Accountable2You account name, your Accountable2You password and then a name for this installation. This can be any descriptive name you choose. Then click "Add PC to Account".
Step 6b: Assign to a specific user (For Family Accounts Only).
If you have a family account and you have entered the managing user's username and password, the next screen will show all sub-users in your account. Click on the name of the user that you wish to register this computer to.
Step 7: After your software has been installed you can setup your accountability partners.
Step 8: Enter your accountability partner's email address.
We strongly suggest using the Daily email reports to start with.
You're all setup!
Accountable2You is now monitoring all programs and browsers on this device, so you may continue to use your device normally.
Want to test the system?
Instead of going to an inappropriate website to test the rating system, please use the link provided below to conduct a "Red Alert Test". This will generate a sample alert from your device, and you should see the alert appear on your account within a few minutes (as well as send an alert to anyone setup as an accountability partner for that device).
Click here to perform the red alert test. (Make sure you are on the device that you want to test when you click this link).
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