[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] User environment

Howard Canning hcanning at bluehills.org
Mon Mar 9 04:10:15 EDT 2015

Thanks. Got it all working now. Your direction was key.
On Mar 9, 2015 3:00 AM, "Ben Shum" <bshum at biblio.org> wrote:

> Hi Howard,
> Responding now to the general question too...
> For our libraries, we're current running a variant of Evergreen 2.7
> series (with lots of local customizations) on multiple virtual
> machines -- split between 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 server
> editions; we're primarily Ubuntu shop here.  In general, I would
> recommend Evergreen 2.7 be installed on Ubuntu 12.04 due to some minor
> quirks with 14.04 for specific areas like Acquisitions EDI, but if
> you're just testing things out, Ubuntu 14.04 should be "safe" to use
> to get the feeling for Evergreen.  Special note, the 64-bit version of
> Ubuntu is the only widely tested platform, the community in general
> does *not* test the 32-bit version for compatibility.  Also, for
> Ubuntu, you need "server edition", there may be quirks and problems if
> attempting to use the "desktop edition" or others of Ubuntu (or there
> has been mention of problems with desktop edition in the past).
> While Fedora is noted as an installation target, it has not been
> widely supported as an "official" Linux platform for use and I would
> not recommend using it for your tests.  Others will suggest Debian as
> a platform too; I can't speak for the whole community but some past
> surveys of users did seem to suggest the vast majority are split
> between either Debian or Ubuntu as their platforms of choice (I'll
> link to the survey thread http://markmail.org/message/6w56bgogb4475nqr
> , but it looks like the link in the archive is not working quite right
> or something else is wrong with Edoceo's site for me as I tried it).
> In general, the installation process for Evergreen has improved
> dramatically over the years I've been using it, but there may be
> always room for further improvements to the process.  Others might
> have suggestions or further opinions to offer on the matter.
> -- Ben
> On Sun, Mar 8, 2015 at 11:41 AM, Howard Canning <hcanning at bluehills.org>
> wrote:
> > Hi
> > Having problems with connecting the staff client to evergreen 2.7.4 on
> > ubuntu 14.04. Using the recommended opensrf and client. I'm finding the
> > overall install very buggy. Can you advise what working install you use.
> > Fedora or Ubuntu and version and the corresponding evergreen, staff
> client
> > and opensrf you use. I need an install I know works for others. A
> > combination known to be super reliable.
> > Thanks.
> --
> Benjamin Shum
> Evergreen Systems Manager
> Bibliomation, Inc.
> 24 Wooster Ave.
> Waterbury, CT 06708
> 203-577-4070, ext. 113
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