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Installing Metacat on Ubuntu
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Assumes you have the base ubuntu distribution set up already.
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* Add the extra repositories to your apt sources list.
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    sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
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    # add universe and multiverse to the following lines
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       deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper main restricted universe multiverse
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       deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper main restricted universe multiverse
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    sudo apt-get update
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* Install the ubuntu package dependencies
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    sudo apt-get install tomcat5-webapps postgresql-server-dev-8.1 postgresql-8.1 sun-java5-jdk \
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                         apache2 cvs
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* Tell the ubuntu system to use the java jdk
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    sudo update-java-alternatives -s java-1.5.0-sun
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    sudo vi /etc/default/tomcat5
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      JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.5.0-sun
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      .......
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      CATALINA_OPTS="-Djava.awt.headless=true -Djava.util.prefs.syncInterval=2000000 -Xmx512M -server"
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      ....
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      TOMCAT_SECURITY=no
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    sudo /etc/init.d/tomcat5 restart
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* Download metacat from CVS and set up utilites
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    mkdir ~/workspace; cd ~/workspace
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    cvs -d:ext:perry@cvs.ecoinformatics.org:/cvs co metacat
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    cvs -d:ext:perry@cvs.ecoinformatics.org:/cvs co utilities
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    cd utilities
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    ant clean jar
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    cd ../metacat
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* prep postgres
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    # Setting up the postgres metacat db
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    sudo vi /etc/postgresql/8.1/main/pg_hba.conf
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    # add
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      host metacat metacat 127.0.0.1 255.255.255.255 password
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    sudo su postgres
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    createdb metacat
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    psql -d metacat
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      create user metacat with unencrypted password 'metacatpass';
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      \q
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    exit
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    #restart postgres
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    sudo /etc/init.d/postgresql-8.1 restart
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    # TEST
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    psql -U metacat -W -h localhost metacat
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* Build
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   sudo touch /var/lib/tomcat5/webapps/knb.war
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   sudo chown perry /var/lib/tomcat5/webapps/knb.war
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   cd ~/workspace/metacat
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   cp build.properties default.build.properties
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   # Edit build.properties
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   vi lib/metacat.properties
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   #change
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     onlySecureLDAPConnection=false
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   # TODO set up the certificate *********
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   ant clean install
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   # may need to give cvs password a few times on the first build
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* Postgres configuration
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   psql -U metacat -W -h localhost -f build/src/xmltables-postgres.sql metacat
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   ant register-schemas
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* apache / tomcat integration
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    #the instructions at http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=219985 cover this pretty well
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    #remember to add the 'knb' servlet context
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* Make sure metacat_data and metacat_inline_data folders are readable/writable by tomcat user