Changeset 612 for trunk/INSTALL


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Timestamp:
Jan 6, 2005, 1:49:05 AM (17 years ago)
Author:
Dominic Hargreaves
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Installation routine updates

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    37   "what type of database do you want the site to run on?"
     37  "What type of database do you want the site to run on?"
    3838
    3939Answer "postgres", "mysql", or "sqlite".
     
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    4242  "What's the name of the database that this site runs on?"
    43   "And the database user that can access that database?"
    44   "And the password that they use to access the database?"
     43  "...the database user that can access that database?"
     44  "...the password that they use to access the database?"
    4545
    4646You should create (or ask your ISP/sysadmin to create) a database
     
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    5151
    52   "And the machine that the database is hosted on? (blank if local)",
     52  "...the machine that the database is hosted on? (blank if local"
    5353
    5454If the database is running on a local machine with username/password
     
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     79  "What directory should I install the templates in?"
     80  "Where should I look for custom templates?"
     81
     82Normally these will be in the install directory, but they can be anywhere.
     83Custom templates are intended to be user-modified, so you might want to
     84put them somewhere in /etc.
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     86
    7987  "What URL does the install directory map to?"
    8088
     
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    118126  "Do you want to enable page deletion?"
     127  "Please specify a password for the site admin."
    119128
    120129The default is to disable page deletion.  If you choose to enable the
    121130page deletion mechanism then you will need to add a password to your
    122 wiki.conf using a line such as
     131wiki.conf by answering the question above or manually using a line such as
    123132  admin_pass = putyourpasswordhere
    124133Users who know this password will be able to delete unwanted pages -
     
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    128137
    129   "What's the URL of the wiki's stylesheet?"
     138  "What's the URL of the site's stylesheet?"
    130139
    131140Supplying an answer to this question is optional.  There are example
     
    148157  "What should the home page of the wiki be called?"
    149158  "How would you describe the wiki?"
     159
     160Self-explanatory.
     161
     162
    150163  "What city is the wiki based in?"
    151164  "What country is the wiki based in?"
     165
     166If the wiki will not be city or city specific you can leave either or
     167both of these blank.
     168
     169
    152170  "Contact email address for the wiki admin?"
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    163   "What's the name of the node to use for the text formatting rules link?"
     181  "What's the name of the node or page to use for the text formatting
     182   rules link?"
     183  "What URL do you want to use for the text formatting rules"
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    165185From 0.19, OpenGuides allows users to choose whether or not to have a
    166 permanent link to the text formatting rules node in their navbar.  You
    167 need to put the name of that node in here for it to work, though.  You
    168 might want to call the node "Text Formatting Examples", "Text
    169 Formatting Rules", "House Style" or whatever.
     186permanent link to the text formatting rules node or page in their navbar.
     187You need to put the name of that node or URL in here for it to work, though.
     188You might want to call the node "Text Formatting Examples",
     189"Text Formatting Rules", "House Style" or whatever.
     190
     191Note that these the latter question will override the former, so if you
     192want to use a local node make sure to leave the latter blank.
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    213236Once you have installed OpenGuides you may wish to edit templates that
    214237provide site-specific design. These templates are stored in the directory
    215 custom-templates/ and are described in the file CUSTOMISATION. The id and
    216 class tags used for the CSS in OpenGuides are specified in README.CSS.
     238custom-templates/ by default and are described in the file CUSTOMISATION.
     239The id and class tags used for the CSS in OpenGuides are specified in
     240README.CSS.
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