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Installing Wren

Make appropriate DNS changes for the domain name or subdomain name.

Then on the server:

  • cd /home
  • mkdir 'dirname'
  • cd 'dirname'
  • mkdir sessionids
  • mkdir markup
  • git clone http:// (Wren repo)
  • mkdir Wren/root/versions
  • cd Wren/yaml
  • edit yaml config file accordingly
  • cd Wren/lib/Shared
  • edit Config.pm and modify variable that stores the location of the YAML file.
  • cd Wren/root/javascript/splitscreen
  • edit splitscreen.js and change the cookie prefix info if the cookie prefix value was changed in the YAML file. look for "getCookie" function.
  • if necessary, modify images in Wren/root/images
  • if the above images were changed, then cd into Wren/tmpl and modify the templates "header.tmpl" and "customarticle.tmpl".
  • modify "loginform.tmpl" to change the URL for "form.css". should not need to do this. correct in main repo.
  • cd into Wren/nginx
  • cp -i wren-nginx.config /etc/nginx/sites-available/[your.domain.name]
  • cd /etc/nginx/sites-available
  • modify the nginx config file accordingly.
  • ln -s /etc/nginx/sites-available/config-file /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/config-file
  • service nginx restart
  • cd /home
  • chown -R user:group 'dirname' created at step two above.
  • cp Wren/json/links.json Wren/root
  • visit http://your.domain.name/wren/login and enter email address stored in YAML file.
  • check email for login activation link and click link.
  • then visit http://your.domain.name/wren/create and post away

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