Installing EPrints on RHEL/Fedora/CentOS

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Requirements

  • RedHat Enterprise 5.5 (earlier versions may work)

Installing

Add the rpm.eprints.org repository key:

rpm -ivh http://rpm.eprints.org/rpm-eprints-org-key-1-1.noarch.rpm

... the rpm.eprints.org RHEL updates repository:

rpm -ivh http://rpm.eprints.org/RHEL/5Server/noarch/rpm-eprints-org-RHEL-5-1.noarch.rpm

... the rpm.eprints.org EPrints repository:

rpm -ivh http://rpm.eprints.org/eprints/noarch/rpm-eprints-org-1-1.noarch.rpm

Upgrade your XML libraries:

yum upgrade libxml2 libxslt perl-XML-LibXML perl-XML-LibXSLT

Install EPrints 3:

yum install eprints3

SELinux

If you're using SELinux on your server you will need to give Apache read/write access to the documents directory for all repositories you create:

chcon -R -h -t httpd_sys_script_rw_t /opt/eprints3/archives/[repoid]/documents/