Documentation and Installation

  • Anonymous - 2009-12-08

    Is there documentation for installing onto my shared linux server?

  • Graham Pitt

    Graham Pitt - 2009-12-08

    There sure was! I don't know where it's gone.  I can't find it either.  I'll raise a help ticket and find out where they have been moved to or if they still exist.

    As for installation on a linux host, if you are using an RPM distribution then install the RPM.  Else untar the tarball and move the htdocs/ directory to /groogle in the root of your /var/www/html/ directory (or equivilent), the /log and /upload directory to /log and /upload in the web root respectively (these locations can be configured later for better security).

    From a command shell run the script from the /db directory found in the root of the tarball.  This will install the database schema.

    Once you've done that you can point a web browser at your web server and browse to http://server/groogle/ which will tell you if you are missing any php libraries.

    Under the htdocs/conf/ directory there are a set of php configuration files. Most of the settings are fairly self explanatory/commented.

    If you have any more questions or installation problems then post them here and I'll do my best to help you out.




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