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From: Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <ruigrokvanderwerven@ub...> - 2006-07-12 06:05:45
[CC: to dspace-general, moved from dspace-devel, the general list is more for
end-users, the devel list for the development of dspace]
Gossy Gossip wrote:
> 1. Did I donwload the correct file for dspace?
http://sourceforge.net/projects/dspace/ - the latest is 1.3.2.
> 2. If, may you help me do the installation corectly using
> both Tomcat and PostgreSQl. I have not used any of these
> two thats why I had opted for MySQL and Apache.
> Nevertheless, I am ready to engange them.
I cannot hand-hold you through the entire process I am afraid, my todo list at
work is rather large, although I can provide pointers and help, just like
others can and will do on this list.
If you can find a way to coax Java servlet support out of Apache you can still
use Apache, however, I found setting up Tomcat to be a nobrainer. I'd go with
Tomcat 5.5.12 or higher if I were you. It is what I use to test DSpace 1.4 on.
See http://tomcat.apache.org/download-55.cgi for download links.
You will need at least a Java JRE of 1.4 or higher.
> 3. I take notice that PostgreSQL is one of the Linux
> services and I shall start it though ignorant about it.
You will find that it is not that much different in the typical sense from the
However, using PostgreSQL will require, on some fronts, a small adjustment.
Nothing you cannot survive. Don't forget to initialize PostgreSQL before first
> 4. I have been to Jarkata Tomcat site and got lost!! Yes
> lost!! As there are quite a mouthful of things that may
> need to be downloaded - the PROBLEM what exactly should I
> download for Tomcat?
Just the tomcat 5.5 distribution. See earlier in the email.
Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven
IT Dept Erasmus University Library