Setup Guide

Vender

  • Visit the SL Store
  • Redeliver Slon to get the latest version

  • Visit the Slon HQ at Kerkopes 50,50,40
  • Map Link is in the Quickstart Notecard in your Slon folder
    Click the Download Kiosk left of the main vender for the latest version

Plant

  • Drag the Slon Plant from your inventory and place it in-world
  • [!] Build permission is required
    [!] Script permission is required
    Nice locations are on a friends land, rented land or in your Linden Home

  • Take note of the Account and PIN the Plant gives you
  • You can change your PIN at a later time

HUD

  • Right-Click the Slon HUD and select Wear
  • [!] If the HUD gets stuck on "Looking for Plant", delete and replace the Slon Plant
    [!] Give the HUD 2min to find the new Plant
    [!] If you cant see the HUD, right click it in inventory and select Attach >> HUD >> Center

  • Click the HUD and select (Contacts)
  • If you see your contact list, the Plant and HUD are working correctly

Web Slon

  • Visit Web Slon and enter the Account and PIN the Plant gave you
  • [!] If you get "Login Failed", verify the HUD is working and click the Plant for a new PIN
    [!] Web Slon only updates when you switch apps/tabs to prevent battery drain

  • Enable Notifications
  • [!] To prevent spam, Notifications are disabled by default
    Select a contact, select Notification and select Enable
    For piece of mind, only enable notifications for your most important contacts

Desktop

  • Download and run the Installer
  • [!] If you get a "File Blocked" message, click the Help link
    [!] If you get "Error Writing File" message:
    - The Installer could be corrupted. Download Slon again.
    - Right-Click the installer and select "Run as Administrator"
    - or use the Zip method below
    [!] If you get a "Framework.dll not found", use the Zip method below

  • (Alternate) Download and open the Zip file
  • Open the zip file and drag the Slon folder to its new home on your PC
    [!] Extract the whole folder, not just slon.exe
    Open the new folder and open Slon
    Drag Slon.exe to your start menu or task bar to add a Shortcut
    Right-Click + Drag Slon.exe to your Desktop to add a Shortcut


Frequently Asked Questions
  • How do I change my PIN?
  • Click the Slon Plant and then click (New PIN)

  • Why do I only get Notifications for myself in Web/Mobile?
  • Notifications are set to Disabled on mobile by default to prevent Spam.
    Select a Contact, then select [ Notifications ], then select [ Enable ]

  • Do I always need to keep the Desktop App running?
  • No, only the Plant is required

  • How does Pricing work?
  • Each contact is 1L/week, so 5 contacts would be 20L/mo

  • Does Slon require my Second Life Password?
  • No, Slon uses its own PIN instead

  • Does Slon have Mac support?
  • In Oct 2019 Apple broke alot of software with macOS Catalina 10.15
    This stopped support for 32bit apps like Slon
    Apple now requires devs to buy hardware and a subscription
    Web Slon and Email are how macOS/iPhone users can use Slon

  • How do I Refill my Service?
  • Click the Plant and select (Autopay)
    Click the HUD and Select (Refill)
    Visit the Slon Vender link in the Quickstart notecard

  • How do I Update Slon to the Newest Version?
  • Delete all Slon items from in-world, inventory and the computer to start fresh
    Visit the SL Store or Slon Vender to get the newest Slon
    Your Contact list and Service time are protected
    Old contact lists can be found in C:\Users\YOU\AppData\Roaming\SLON3

  • The Server is down
  • Server issues are rare and are usually resolved in under 4 hours

  • There was a Payment Issue
  • Contact Kae Fox within 30 days of the payment issue

  • Slon isnt working right
  • Follow the Setup Guide step by step first
    Contact Kae Fox in-world if this doesnt work
Features

    Plant

    Click the Slon Plant to access the Menu
    [!] Turns yellow then red when low on service time

  • (New PIN)
  • Create a new PIN to use with Slon Desktop and Web Slon
  • (New PIN) - (Custom)
  • Use more numbers or add letters to make your PIN like a Password
  • (Rename)
  • Change the name of your Plant for in-world Notifications
  • (Email)
  • Sends you to Web Slon to setup Email for Notifications
  • (IM On/Off)
  • Changes if the Plant sends you in-world Notifications
  • (Autopay)
  • Never worry about refilling again, can be set to 2w, 4w or 8w Refills
  • (Resize)
  • Change the Size of the Plant if you want it to match home decorations
  • (Support)
  • Sends you to this page


    HUD

    Click the Slon HUD to access the Menu
    [!] Turns yellow then red when low on service time

  • (Add)
  • Add Contacts to your Contact list, 120 maximum
  • (Add) - (Nearby)
  • Add Avs that are close to you in-world
  • (Add) - (By Name)
  • Add an Av by their User Name, Display Names are not supported
  • (Add) - (By UUID)
  • Add an Av by the 36 character ID like e6e072f6-109b-4da2-9fc0-ba955323d83c
  • (Share)
  • Send a Slon Giftbox to a friend for free
  • (Refill)
  • Add time to extend Slon Service, each Contact is 1L/week
  • (Remove)
  • Remove a Contact from your Contact List
  • (Contacts)
  • Show your full Contact list in-world
  • (Hovertext)
  • Change transparency of Contacts that appear above the HUD
  • (Support)
  • Sends you to this page


    Web Slon

    Visit https://myslon.com/web/ to access

  • Green Plus Icon
  • Add a Contact by their User Name or UUID
  • Leaf Icon
  • Slon Plant Status
    Turns orange if the plant has trouble
    Turns red if the plant is lost
  • Server Icon
  • Internet Status
    Turns red if you have no data connection
    Turns green if connection was established again
  • Service Icon
  • Slon Service Status
    Turns orange if service is less than 4 weeks
    Turns red if service is less than 2 weeks
  • Wrench Icon
  • Access to the Settings page
  • Contact List
  • A * means this Contact is online
    A green | on the right means Notifications are enabled

    - History

    Tap a Contact to access the History page

  • Notifications
  • Enable/Disable Notifications for this Contact
    [!] Default is Disabled
  • Customize
  • Change the Color or Rename a Contact
  • Remove
  • Remove this Contact from your Contact list
  • History
  • Scroll up to view when a Contact was online
    Grey is no data, Red is offline, Green is online
    Time is on the left, split with history data

    - Settings

    Tap the Wrench to access the Setting page

  • Notifications
  • Web notifications are default and work with Android
    Apple requires Email notifications
  • Select Email to setup Email
  • Enter your Email address to send a Verify Code
    Check your Inbox and Spam folder for the Verify Code
    [!] If you do not receive an Email, check your spelling
    [!] If you do not receive an Email, use a different Email
    [!] Notifications are Disabled by Default
    Select each contact you want to enable Notifications for
  • Sorting
  • Contacts will appear together based on their Color
    Online Contacts will move to the top of the Contact list
    Contacts recently online or offline will be move to the top
    Uncheck all to Sort By Name only
  • Account
  • Log out of this Device, PIN access will be required to login

    Desktop

    Open Slon by its Shortcut or by the Clock if its running
    [!] Closing this window Exists Slon
    [!] Minimising this window hides Slon near the Clock

  • Green Plus Icon
  • Add a Contact by their User Name or UUID
  • Leaf Icon
  • Slon Plant Status
    Turns orange if the plant has trouble
    Turns red if the plant is lost
  • Server Icon
  • Internet Status
    [!] Retries every 10 seconds Turns orange if servers have trouble
    Turns red if servers are down
  • Service Icon
  • Slon Service Status
    [!] Retries every 10 seconds Turns orange if service is less than 4 weeks
    Turns red if service is less than 2 weeks
  • Wrench Icon
  • Access to the Settings window

    - Profile

    Click on a Contact to access the Profile window
    [!] This window contains Easter Eggs

  • History
  • Access the History window
    Save History to a File
  • SL Profile
  • View the Contact Profile on the SecondLife website
  • Notifications
  • Set Specific Sound and Toast behavior for this Contact
    Click (Custom) to use your own .WAV sounds
    [!] Use an MP3 to WAV converter website if needed
    (Default) will use the settings from the Settings window
  • Remove
  • Remove this Contact from your Contact list
  • Birthday
  • Day of the Year this Contact joined SecondLife
  • Customize
  • Change the Color or Rename a Contact
    [!] This window contains Easter Eggs
  • Notes
  • Add a Note about this Contact
    Notes are stored on this Device only

    - Settings

    Click the Wrench to access the Settings window

  • Sound
  • Play a notification when a Contact comes Online
    Set a Custom WAV that will play for all Contacts
    Set the overall system Volume for Notifications
  • Toast
  • Show a popup Toast when a Contact comes Online
    Show SL Picture, Name Only or dont show a Toast
    Set speed and display/hang time to show Toast
  • Sorting
  • Contacts will appear together based on their Color
    Online Contacts will move to the top of the Contat list
    Contacts recently online or offline will be move to the top
    Uncheck all to Sort By Name only
  • Appearance
  • Use the Classic Slon icon or a Modern Icon
    Turns orange if service is less than 4 weeks
    Turns red if service is less than 2 weeks
    Dark Mode is good for low light use
    Show Offline will Notify when a Contact goes offline
  • Reset
  • Deletes Slon global settings files
    Does not change Custom Contact settings