Click here. It's a 2018 video introducing the 0.2.x series. Some parts of the video might be still valid, but please read the remaining text in this page for more up-to-date information.
Please visit https://nandakumar.co.in/apps/sammaty.
It is no longer available. Read more here: Sammaty Web Offline Gets Suspended
Always prefer the latest stable version from the latest series. Since I've not released any stable version in the 1.2.x series, please choose the latest version in the 1.2.x series until you find a new stable release.
You can download 'Any architecture' deb file for installation on Debian/Ubuntu. After installation, you should be able to find Sammaty in Applications > Accessories (or some other section). If not, try the command sammaty in Terminal. If that doesn't work too, that means the installation has failed. Now you can download the Source Code and try running it without installation.
UPDATE: Version 1.2.7 has introduced an easy-to-use launcher with the title Sammaty (without installation). Double-clicking on it should launch Sammaty on most GNU/Linux desktop distros. If this doesn't work or if you are using an old version, please follow this:
(Note: Written targetting regular Debian, Ubuntu Desktop, and IT@School GNU/Linux users.)
Source code is available from the Downloads page, and it comes as a .tar.gz (archive) file. When your browser prompts, Save it (not Open). Then open the Downloads folder in your Home, find the tar.gz file, right click on it, and choose Extract Here. You'll get a new folder. Open that folder, right click on an empty area, and choose Open in Terminal. When the Terminal pops open, you can type the command make run and press Enter to run Sammaty.
It is a Nautilus extension. If you can't find it, please open the Terminal as usual (Applications > Accessories > Terminal) and give the following command to enter the extracted folder:
(Version number may vary.)
You can recover the votes from the file sammaty-election/votes.txt under your Home directory.
I'll be trying to re-scale the nameplates in future versions. Currently, you can increase the screen resolution or rotate the screen 90 degrees (both physically and in the OS Display Settings).
UPDATE: Version 1.2.7 has in-built support for multiple elections. If you are using an old version, follow this:
You'll have to do this by taking backups and restoring the sammaty-election directory under your Home. For example, to conduct two elections,
You can find the contact details here: https://nandakumar.co.in/contact/.
I prefer email. Although you are free to call, please don't do that until you've tried Sammaty and has a specific issue to talk about. This is because of the large number of queries regarding Sammaty that I get a day. Otherwise, I'm happy to hear what you have to say. Feel free to send your feedback. Thanks for your support!