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Small update to Step 1

I noticed a couple of small changes to the commands in Step 1, differences in bold


cp activate-wiki.tar.gz /var/lib/foswiki

cd /var/lib/foswiki

tar -zxvf activate-wiki.tar.gz

chown -R apache:apache data/

chown -R apache:apache pub/




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I really liked the discussion about the way HP shares the Documentation of the ActrivateFramework.

However it seems that there is no way around at the moment. But I wanted to avoid a VirtualMachine or whatever in my environment only for this content.

So I downloaded here http://foswiki.org/Download.OtherFoswikiInstallers the Foswiki on a Stick version for Windows.

However I did not want to have a USB Stick attached to my laptop all the time and searched for a way to bring up the wiki

whilst having it on c:\ActivateWiki.

To cut a long story short here my steps to success:

- Download FosWikiOnAStick

- Create a new folder on your HDD i.e c:\ActivateWiki

- Extract the wiki files to c:\ActivateWiki

- Download ActivateWiki

- Extract Wiki somewhere

- Copy everything under "data" to c:\ActivateWiki\foswiki\data

- Copy everything under "pub" to c:\ActivateWiki\foswiki\pub

- check the path of "start_foswiki.bat", should be c:\ActivateWiki

- open cmd

-- use subst to substitute a path to a drive letter

-- .i.e. subst W: c:\ActivateWiki

- Open w: in explorer and start the wiki "with start_foswiki.bat"

- A browser should open and redirect you to the wiki landing page, i.e. http://localhost/foswiki/bin/view

- to set an admin password go to http://localhost/foswiki/bin/configure and Check the box "Change password" on any page, and hit "Save changes" - you will be asked for a password.

Maybe this saves the live of some USB sticks or SD-Cards - or helps ypu in en environment where you can not use both of them.


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