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Commit 87ae5292 authored by mmn's avatar mmn

NSTALL/UPGRADE documentation edits

No more background folder for example. Also comments on chmod a+w
parent e498bc6b
......@@ -109,11 +109,13 @@ especially if you've previously installed PHP/MariaDB packages.
will enable "Fancy URL" support, which you can read more about if you
scroll down a bit in this document.
3. Make your target directory writeable by the Web server.
3. Make your target directory writeable by the Web server, please note
however that 'a+w' will give _all_ users write access and securing the
webserver is not within the scope of this document.
chmod a+w /var/www/gnusocial/
On some systems, this will probably work:
On some systems, this will work as a more secure alternative:
chgrp www-data /var/www/gnusocial/
chmod g+w /var/www/gnusocial/
......@@ -122,16 +124,15 @@ especially if you've previously installed PHP/MariaDB packages.
that user's default group instead. As a last resort, you can create
a new group like "gnusocial" and add the Web server's user to the group.
4. You should also take this moment to make your avatar, background, and
file subdirectories writeable by the Web server. An insecure way to do
4. You should also take this moment to make your 'avatar' and 'file' sub-
directories writeable by the Web server. The _insecure_ way to do
this is:
chmod a+w /var/www/gnusocial/avatar
chmod a+w /var/www/gnusocial/background
chmod a+w /var/www/gnusocial/file
You can also make the avatar, background, and file directories
writeable by the Web server group, as noted above.
You can also make the avatar, and file directories just writable by
the Web server group, as noted above.
5. Create a database to hold your site data. Something like this
should work (you will be prompted for your database password):
......@@ -365,12 +366,12 @@ Two mechanisms are available to achieve offline operations:
### OpportunisticQM plugin
This plugin is enabled by default. It tries its best to do background
job during regular HTTP requests, like API or HTML pages calls.
jobs during regular HTTP requests, like API or HTML pages calls.
Since queueing system is enabled by default, notices to be broadcasted
will be stored, by default, into DB (table queue_item).
Each time it can, OpportunisticQM will try to handle some of them.
Whenever it has time, OpportunisticQM will try to handle some of them.
This is a good solution whether you:
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......@@ -75,14 +75,13 @@ variant of this command (you will be prompted for the database password):
will be the local files such as avatars, config and files:
avatar/*
background/*
file/*
local/*
.htaccess
config.php
This command will point you in the right direction on how to do it:
$ rsync -avP statusnet/{.htaccess,avatar,background,file,local,config.php} gnusocial/
$ rsync -avP statusnet/{.htaccess,avatar,file,local,config.php} gnusocial/
4. Replace your old StatusNet directory with the new GNU social
directory in your webserver root.
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