Commit 4770d203 authored by Aaron Wells's avatar Aaron Wells

Adding system requirements to README

Bug 1234487 Mahara 1.6 was released on Oct 18, 2012, so I used the contents of the system requirements page from the wiki on that date, to get this info. https://wiki.mahara.org/index.php?title=System_Administrator%27s_Guide/Requirements&oldid=3657 Change-Id: Ic4bd52057a6df9c4216b46061efd9f41752e7e9c
parent 14bb34a5
Mahara Readme
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Thanks for downloading Mahara!
Thanks for downloading Mahara! To install, please follow the instructions here:
SUPPORT: The best ways of obtaining support are:
* http://manual.mahara.org/ - the Mahara online manual
* http://www.mahara.org/forums - the Mahara project forums
* #mahara on freenode (IRC) - live chat with other users and developers
INSTALLATION:
To install, please follow the instructions here:
https://wiki.mahara.org/System_Administrator%27s_Guide/Installing_Mahara
UPGRADING:
If you already have a Mahara you wish to upgrade, follow the instructions here:
https://wiki.mahara.org/System_Administrator%27s_Guide/Upgrading_Mahara
The best ways of obtaining support are:
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
* #mahara on freenode (IRC) - live chat with other users and developers
* http://www.mahara.org/forums - the Mahara project forums
The system requirements for the most recent version of Mahara are here:
https://wiki.mahara.org/index.php/System_Administrator%27s_Guide/Requirements
Mahara 1.6 requires:
* Database:
** Postgres 8.3 or later
** or MySQL 5.1 or later
* Web Server: Mahara is only officially supported on Apache 2 or later,
although it will probably run in any web server with the proper PHP
extensions.
* PHP 5.3 or later, with the following extensions:
** gd (including Freetype support)
** json
** curl
** libxml
** SimpleXML
** session
** pgsql; or mysqli
** openssl and xmlrpc (for networking support)
** mbstring
** mime_magic; or fileinfo
** mcrypt
** imagick (optional)
** zlib (optional)
** zip (optional)
** bz2 (optional)
** ... and ensure that the magic_quotes and register_globals settings are off.
* OS: Mahara is only officially supported on Debian (5.0/"Lenny" or later) and
Ubuntu (10.04/"Lucid Lynx" or later), however it will probably run in any
OS with a suitable web server
** For zip/unzip support, the command-line "zip" and "unzip" utilities must
be installed
You can get language packs from:
TRANSLATIONS: You can get language packs from:
https://wiki.mahara.org/Download_Mahara
Documentation on integrating Mahara with Moodle can be found in the 3.1MB PDF
here:
MOODLE: Documentation on integrating Mahara with Moodle can be found in the
3.1MB PDF here:
https://wiki.mahara.org/images/d/d5/Mahoodle.pdf
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Copyright notice
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Copyright (C) 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Catalyst IT Ltd
and others (see: https://wiki.mahara.org/index.php/Contributors)
Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Catalyst IT and others; see:
https://wiki.mahara.org/index.php/Contributors
This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.
the Free Software Foundation, version 3 or later of the License.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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