OpenACS/.LRN for Debian
Packages of OpenACS and .LRN are now available for Debian GNU/Linux . We hope to facilitate the adoption by novices and the infrastructure deployment by professional users, both running Debian GNU/Linux and its derivates. Our packaging activity explicitly targets Debian GNU/Linux stable , testing and unstable . Important dependencies are co-maintained with the Debian Tcl/Tk Maintainers .
See also OpenACS for Ubuntu.
Please, review the section on supported distributions first. Currently, the core packages (openacs, dotlrn) and their dependencies are included into the official Debian GNU/Linux repositories.
- (optional) Provide for a PostgreSQL environment: If you don't have a PostgreSQL installation at hand, provide one. You do not need to care about setting up a concrete data base. This is automatically done by the openacs and dotlrn post-install instructions. For further PostgreSQL-related set-up issue, see ...
apt-get install postgresqlIf you run a remote PostgreSQL instance, remember to allow for access of the PostgreSQL Administrator (postgres) and the openacs/dotlrn user from machine hosting your OpenACS/.LRN installation.
- Install the core packages and follow the on-screen instructions:
# OpenACS... or ...
apt-get install openacs
apt-get install dotlrn
- (optional) To change IP address and port of the instance, please edit the file:
(optional) To control the instance using daemontools, please install the daemontools debian packages and follow the instructions on the file:
Next Steps, After Basic Installation (above)
- Héctor Romojaro
- Stefan Sobernig
- Avni M. Khatri
- Carl R. Blesius
Packages maintained by Debian Tcl/Tk Maintainers
Debian Tcl/Tk Maintainers