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=APT Mirrors=
 
=APT Mirrors=
  
==3.1==
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==EPrints 3.1==
 
===Stable Release===
 
===Stable Release===
  
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  deb-src http://deb.eprints.org/3.1/ source/
 
  deb-src http://deb.eprints.org/3.1/ source/
  
==3.0==
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==EPrints 3.0==
 
To install the old 3.0 branch follow the same instructions as above replacing 3.1 with 3.0 is all instances.
 
To install the old 3.0 branch follow the same instructions as above replacing 3.1 with 3.0 is all instances.
  
==3.2 (Current Trunk Build)==
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==EPrints 3.2 (Current Trunk Build)==
  
 
This is available as a nightly build only and offers no guarantees.
 
This is available as a nightly build only and offers no guarantees.

Revision as of 23:28, 8 October 2009

Download EPrints Releases: http://files.eprints.org/view/type/release.html


David Tarrant has built a Debian/Ubuntu package for Eprints.

APT Mirrors

EPrints 3.1

Stable Release

Add the following to /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb http://deb.eprints.org/3.1/ stable/
deb-src http://deb.eprints.org/3.1/ source/

Unstable Release

To install the latest unstable release add the following to /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb http://deb.eprints.org/3.1/ unstable/
deb-src http://deb.eprints.org/3.1/ source/

Nightly Build

To install the nightly build add the following to /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb http://deb.eprints.org/3.1/ nightly/
deb-src http://deb.eprints.org/3.1/ source/

EPrints 3.0

To install the old 3.0 branch follow the same instructions as above replacing 3.1 with 3.0 is all instances.

EPrints 3.2 (Current Trunk Build)

This is available as a nightly build only and offers no guarantees.

To install the nightly build add the following to /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb http://deb.eprints.org/3.2/ nightly/
deb-src http://deb.eprints.org/3.2/ source/


Installing Eprints via apt-get

To install Eprints and all its dependencies execute the following:

apt-get update
apt-get install eprints

Setting up a Repository

You should now have a working installation of eprints in /usr/share/eprints3/. Please follow the on-screen instructions to set up an eprints repository. You probably want to start with (as root):

su eprints
cd
./bin/epadmin create
logout
a2ensite eprints3
apache2ctl restart

Known issues with the Debian/Ubuntu package can be found at Debian Known Issues.

Getting and Compiling from Source (not required)

To install dependencies and retrieve the Eprints source execute the following:

apt-get update
apt-get build-dep eprints
apt-get source eprints

The source will be saved to a tarball in the current directory.