[Xerte] Xerte Online Toolkits: Installation Guide

Julian Tenney Julian.Tenney at nottingham.ac.uk
Fri Sep 19 16:46:48 BST 2008

What do you think might happen?
Seriously, follow those instructions and you should be OK. I ran over
this three or four times today and it works OK. Shout if you get stuck,


From: xerte-bounces at lists.nottingham.ac.uk
[mailto:xerte-bounces at lists.nottingham.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Jude Clark
Sent: 19 September 2008 16:30
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Subject: Re: [Xerte] Xerte Online Toolkits: Installation Guide

i would like to try but i'm a bit scared :)

2008/9/19 Julian Tenney <Julian.Tenney at nottingham.ac.uk>

	OK, we're good to go again. Here's how to install Xerte Online
	onto a localhost provided by xampp on windows. Please follow the
	instructions carefully...
	Install XAMPP
	- Download xampp from
xe> ;
	- Run the installer, choosing to install apache and mysql as
	- Open the xamp control panel and stop apache and mysql
	- Goto c:\xampp\apache\conf\httpconf.conf file
	- Remove the comment ('#') from the following line: #LoadModule
	rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so
	- Restart apache and mysql in the xampp control panel
	Install Xerte Toolkits
	- Download and install the Xerte Online Toolkits from
	- Create a folder called 'toolkits' in c:\xampp\htdocs\
	- Extract all the files from the zip to
	Setup Xerte Toolkits
	- Navigate in your browser to http://localhost/toolkits/setup/
	- On the first page click 'next'
	- On the second page click 'next'. These first two pages contain
	important information for any sys admins setting up toolkits on
a n
	production server.
	- On the third page, enter 'localhost' as the host, 'root' as
	database name, leave the password blank, enter 'toolkits' for
	database name and leave the prefix field blank
	- On the next page enter 'root' for the database account and
leave the
	password blank
	- On the next page, enter 'NULL' in each field
	- On the next page, click 'next'
	- On the following page, enter 'NULL' in each field
	- On the following page, enter 'NULL' in each field
	You should now be at the 'Install Complete' page.
	- Now rename the c:\xampp\htdocs\toolkits\demo.txt file and to
	- Navigate to http://localhost/toolkits/demo.php
	And away you go. Many thanks to Pat for fixing up the issues
we've found
	Have fun, let us know how you get on,
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