New Version of LibLiveCD - DSpace, Koha & Drupal
- Dear all,
We are happy to inform about the new release of LibLiveCD version 1.3. This version of CDROM is made available on
http://sourceforge.net/ projects/liblivecd/files/ Version-1.3
The current version of LibLiveCD contains LUbuntu 12.04 LTS, DSpace-1.8.2, Koha-3.8.6 & Drupal-7.16. All these three software are pre-configured and pre-installed on a livecd. The total size of the LibLiveCD is 696 MB. Drupal Content Management Open Source Software is added considering the requirements of libraries to create their library websites with dynamic look.
Along with DSpace, Koha & Drupal the CD also contains following server related software preinstalled and
pre configured such as :Apache2 Web Server, OpenSSH Server, VSFTP Server, MySQL Server, PostGreSQL Server, Dovecot/Exim4 Mail Server, SquirrelMail Web Mail Client and Minimum desktop environment.
To input multilingual data in DSpace/Koha, IBUS input method is also installed on the CD. Teamviewer 7 is pre installed to share desktop, Abiword for editing/reading word documents, gnumeric for using spread sheets, vim/medit/gedit for text editing and epdfview for reading PDF files.
Openoffice/Libreoffice and multimedia related softwaer are excluded from the CD and these can easily be installed by running “System Tools-Synaptic Package Manager”. If the synaptic “reload” does not work try chaning repositories links to http://archives.ubuntu.com/ ubuntu instead of http://in.archives.ubuntu.com/ ubuntu and then search and install any other application.
LUbuntu operating system (Lightweight Operating System) is chosen considering requirements from libraries where libraries have low configuration desktops in their libraries but still wish to initiate their library web sites, complete library automation as well as wish to create digital libraries. Please follow proper installation steps to install livecd if you wish to have dual boot i.e. windows as well as linux installation on your machines. If you are installing livecd on a machine which is running under proxy and if you are unable to browse Internet then on every boot you will have to manually set current date and time.
To set current date and time manually run the following command on every boot to set systems current
date and time.
root@localhost:date -s "09 NOV 2012 03:35:00"
We would greatly appreciate your valuable feedback. Please write to dlrg@... ; ard@... ; sunitabarve@... for any
Sunita Barve, Ph. D.
Senior Technical Officer
National Chemical Laboratory
Dr, Homi Bhaba Road
Pune 411008, INDIA
Email :sunitabarve@... ; sa.barve@...
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