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koha-installation-ubuntu-packages

Page history last edited by Vimal Kumar 5 years, 1 month ago

Install Ubuntu 16.04 and update

Koha can install on various Ubuntu flavours like Ubuntu MATE/Xubuntu/Lubuntu. Xubuntu and Lubuntu are lightweight (fast performance) Ubuntu flavours. 

Download Linux iso file from the Ubuntu MATE/Xubuntu/Lubuntu websites. Burn in a DVD or pen drive. Install the Linux operating system. 

 

Open Terminal and get ready for installation

Open Applications > System Tools > Terminal and execute commands one by one mentioned on this page.

 

Update Ubuntu

This process will update the Linux operating system latest by downloading new packages.

 

sudo su

apt-get update

apt-get upgrade

 

Install Leafpad text editor

Leafpad is a lightweight text editor, which require opening configuration files while the installation process of Koha. 


apt-get install leafpad


 

Add Koha community repository

Add Koha software channel into Debian. It will install the current (latest) version of Koha. Apply following two commands one by one:

 

echo deb http://debian.koha-community.org/koha stable main | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/koha.list

 

wget -O- http://debian.koha-community.org/koha/gpg.asc | sudo apt-key add -

 

Update the software repository

 

sudo apt-get update

 

Install Koha

The following command will install the latest release of Koha.

 

sudo apt-get install koha-common

 

Server configuration

In this step, need to edit network information like domain name and port numbers.

 

sudo leafpad /etc/koha/koha-sites.conf

 

Here I change the port number of Koha staff client to 8080. Find the following line in the file and make changes.

 

INTRAPORT="8080"

 

Install MySQL server

Apply the following command to install MySQL server.

 

sudo apt-get install mariadb-server

 

Assign Root password for MySQL

Apply following commands one by one,

 

sudo su

mysqladmin -u root password newpass [Replace 'newpass']

exit

 

Koha instance creation

Apply following commands to create Apache configuration files.

 
sudo a2enmod rewrite
sudo a2enmod cgi
sudo service apache2 restart

 

Create a Koha instance with the name library. 

 
sudo koha-create --create-db library

 

Add new port

We have assigned 8080 port for the Koha staff client and 80 for OPAC.

Open the following file and add a new port.

 

sudo leafpad /etc/apache2/ports.conf

 

Copy paste following line below Listen 80

 

Listen 8080

Restart Apache,

sudo service apache2 restart

 

Enable modules and sites


sudo a2dissite 000-default
sudo a2enmod deflate
sudo a2ensite library
sudo service apache2 restart

 

Change Koha default master password

See the following link
http://kohageek.blogspot.in/2013/05/how-to-change-master-password-of-koha.html

 

How to start Koha

Open following links,

 

http://127.0.1.1:8080 (Stff client)

http://127.0.1.1:80 (Online catalogue)

 

Reference

https://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Koha_on_ubuntu_-_packages

 

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