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$ apt-get install roundup


Installation created a /var/lib/roundup/trackers/ directory whre you are going to install all your roundup instances.

Install a first tracker: "yourtracker"

Now, we are going to install an example tracker named yourtracker

$ roundup-admin install

When prompted:

/var/lib/roundup/trackers/yourtracker/config.ini has been created during this process.

Configure "yourtracker"

Edit /var/lib/roundup/trackers/yourtracker/config.ini: Pay a special attention at tracker and mail sections.

"tracker" section

(!) Roudup uses email notifications. This web variable will be the URL mentionned in emails. This should be correct.

"mail" section

Initialise "yourtracker" from configuration

$ roundup-admin initialise

Make the system see it

When system boots up, you may wish the roundup init.d script to launch "yourtracker".

Edit /etc/roundup/roundup-server.ini

port = 8088
hostname = localhost
user = roundup
pidfile = /var/run/roundup/server.pid
logfile = /var/log/roundup/roundup.log

yourtracker = /var/lib/roundup/trackers/yourtracker

Make the database read and writable

chmod -R 777 /var/lib/roundup/trackers/yourtracker/db

Test it

Just go to http://hostname:8088/yourtracker/ with a browser.

In case of trouble

If you get the An error occurred. Please check the server log for more infomation. message, Check /var/log/roundup/roundup.log

When I first setup my roundup instance, I left roundup-admin as admin-email. This adress did not exists, so that when roundup tried to send an email for the first launch, the SMTP connection failed. Roundup raises errors when SMTP transactions fail.