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Mahara Readme
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# Mahara Readme
Thanks for downloading Mahara!
-- the Mahara Development Team
# SUPPORT
SUPPORT: The best ways of obtaining support are:
The best ways of obtaining support are:
* http://manual.mahara.org/ - the Mahara online manual
* http://www.mahara.org/forums - the Mahara project forums
* https://mahara.org/forums - the Mahara project forums
* https://wiki.mahara.org - the Mahara wiki
* #mahara on freenode (IRC) - live chat with other users and developers
INSTALLATION:
# INSTALLATION
For detailed installation instructions, see the installation page on our wiki:
To install, please follow the instructions here:
* https://wiki.mahara.org/wiki/System_Administrator%27s_Guide/Installing_Mahara
https://wiki.mahara.org/System_Administrator%27s_Guide/Installing_Mahara
The basic installation instructions are:
UPGRADING:
1. Create a Postgres or MySQL database for Mahara.
2. Copy the Mahara files under "htdocs" into your web root.
3. Create a Mahara "dataroot" directory outside of your web root.
4. Copy htdocs/config-dist.php to config.php.
5. Edit config.php with the correct details for your installation.
# UPGRADING
Mahara 15.10 supports direct upgrades from previous Mahara versions 1.1.0 and later.
To upgrade an existing Mahara installation, follow the instructions here:
https://wiki.mahara.org/System_Administrator%27s_Guide/Upgrading_Mahara
* https://wiki.mahara.org/wiki/System_Administrator%27s_Guide/Upgrading_Mahara
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
# SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
The system requirements for the most recent version of Mahara are here:
https://wiki.mahara.org/index.php/System_Administrator%27s_Guide/Requirements
* https://wiki.mahara.org/wiki/System_Administrator%27s_Guide/Requirements
Mahara 15.10 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:
** curl
** gd (including Freetype support)
** json
** ldap
** libxml
** mbstring
** mcrypt
** mime_magic; or fileinfo
** pgsql; or mysqli; or mysql
** session
** SimpleXML
** bz2 (optional)
** imagick (optional)
** openssl and xmlrpc (optional; for networking support)
** zlib (optional)
** adodb (optional; improves performance)
** enchant or pspell (optional; for TinyMCE spellcheck button)
** ... 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
* Web Browser: Mahara should be accessible in any modern web browser with
Javascript support. However, it is only actively tested in the most recent
versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Opera; and the last three versions
of IE. For Mahara 15.10.0, these versions are:
** Firefox - 24.0
** Chrome - 34.0
** Safari - 6.0
** Opera - 17.0
** IE - 9, 10, 11
TRANSLATIONS: You can get language packs from:
https://wiki.mahara.org/Download_Mahara
MOODLE: Documentation on integrating Mahara with Moodle can be found in the
3.1MB PDF here:
### Database
https://wiki.mahara.org/images/d/d5/Mahoodle.pdf
* Postgres 8.3 or later
* or MySQL 5.1 or later
-- the Mahara Development Team
### 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
Version 5.3 or later, with the following extensions:
* curl
* gd (including Freetype support)
* json
* ldap
* libxml
* mbstring
* mcrypt
* mime_magic; or fileinfo
* pgsql; or mysqli; or mysql
* session
* SimpleXML
* bz2 (optional)
* imagick (optional)
* openssl and xmlrpc (optional; for networking support)
* zlib (optional)
* adodb (optional; improves performance)
* enchant or pspell (optional; for TinyMCE spellcheck button)
* ... 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
### Web Browser
Mahara should be accessible in any modern web browser with
Javascript support. However, it is only actively tested in the most recent
versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Opera; and the last three versions
of IE. For Mahara 15.10, these versions are:
* Firefox - 24.0
* Chrome - 34.0
* Safari - 6.0
* Opera - 17.0
* IE - 9, 10, 11
# TRANSLATIONS
You can get language packs from:
* https://wiki.mahara.org/Download_Mahara
# 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
Copyright notice
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# Copyright notice
Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Catalyst IT and others; see:
Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Catalyst IT and others; see:
https://wiki.mahara.org/index.php/Contributors
This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
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