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From "Emmanuel Lecharny" <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] How do you install 1.5.1 from tar.gz?
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2007 02:24:43 GMT
Thanks Nathan for the report. The doc is not up to date, obviously ...

May I ask you to fill a JIRA for this bad page so that we can trace it
and don't forget to fix the documentation ?

Thanks a lot !

Emmanuel

On 9/11/07, Nathan Beyer <ndbeyer@apache.org> wrote:
> Thanks.
>
> Just as an FYI, that's not what I read in the documentation at all
> [1]. It says there are two possibilities for installing on Linux (then
> lists three) - debian package, rpm package and JAR package. Then the
> next section is titled "Using the jar file" and says run the following
> command "java -jar apacheds-1.0.0-linux-i386-setup.jar" and then says
> "Now, you'll see a graphical installer displayed.". There are 'setup'
> JARs for 1.0.x, but apparently these were abandoned for 1.5.
>
> Again, just an FYI, so someone can update the documentation for "new
> users" that come for 1.5 directly.
>
> [1] http://directory.apache.org/apacheds/1.5/13-installing-and-starting-the-server.html#1.3.Installingandstartingtheserver-InstallingonLinux
>
> On 9/10/07, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Nathan,
> >
> > we currently only have GUI installers for RPM based Linux, and
> > Windows. We are working on creating a MAC OSX GUI installer too.
> >
> > In your case, what you can do is to transform the rpm to a deb package
> > using alien
> >
> > sudo apt-get install alien
> > then
> > alien apacheds-server-1.5.1-i386.rpm
> > then install the resulting package.
> >
> > I have tested it, it works.
> >
> > We will add the final GUI debian package asap.
> >
> > Hope it helps.
> >
> > On 9/10/07, Nathan Beyer <ndbeyer@apache.org> wrote:
> > > I've downloaded the tar.gz from a mirror [1], extracted it and ran the
> > > "apacheds.sh" script, but this just seems to run the server. Where's
> > > the GUI installer that the documentation talks about? I realize the
> > > documentation is still being updated, but what do I need to do to get
> > > the installer that sets up the daemon scripts, etc.
> > >
> > > BTW - I running on Ubuntu 7.04 with Sun JRE 6
> > >
> > > -Nathan
> > >
> > > [1] http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/directory/apacheds/unstable/1.5/1.5.1
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Regards,
> > Cordialement,
> > Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> > www.iktek.com
> >
>


-- 
Regards,
Cordialement,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny
www.iktek.com

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