Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of DebianPackages


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Feb 16, 2006, 12:15:18 AM (16 years ago)
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     1DominicHargreaves has created some Debian packages for OpenGuides. To use them, simply add the following line to your ''/etc/apt/sources.list'' file:
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     3{{{
     4deb     http://www.larted.org.uk/~dom/debian/openguides/        unstable/
     5}}}
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     7The packages should work with the current stable (3.1), testing and unstable branches, but are not rigourously tested. For current bugs and information, see [wiki:Debian_package_bug_tracking].
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     9= Installing With the Debian Packages =
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     11To install the OpenGuides software with the Debian packages, add the above line to your ''sources.list'' file, then:
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     13{{{
     14apt-get update
     15}}}
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     17Before we install the OpenGuides software itself, we need to know which database backend(s) we're planning on using, which webserver(s), and which search indexers. By default, OpenGuides will install the MySQL database backend and Apache 1.x webserver, so if you're planning on using SQLite or Postgres, or Apache 2, we need to specify this when installing the software. The Debian packages will note that you're installing one of the backends and won't force its own choices on you. To see what alternatives are available, look at the dependencies for the ''openguides'' package in your manager of choice and look for alternatives. For database backends, check the dependencies of ''libcgi-wiki-perl'' which ''openguides'' will install for you.
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     19So for a setup using SQLite as a database, Apache 2 as a webserver, and Plucene for searching, you would use
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     21{{{
     22apt-get install apache2 libdbd-sqlite3-perl libplucene-perl openguides
     23}}}
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     25However, the standard
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     27{{{
     28apt-get install openguides
     29}}}
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     31should give you a system which works. Either way, apt will now install an awful lot of Perl libraries for you, and hopefully set them up as well.
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     33Once you've installed the Debian packages, take a look in ''/usr/share/doc/openguides/'' for tips on setting up guides.