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   * If you wish to work with password protected collections,​ here's [[http://​wiki.greenstone.org/​doku.php?​id=en:​release:​2.86_release_notes&#​problemauthenticated_collections_require_constant_authentication|a workaround]] to the bug of constantly requiring to authenticate yourself.   * If you wish to work with password protected collections,​ here's [[http://​wiki.greenstone.org/​doku.php?​id=en:​release:​2.86_release_notes&#​problemauthenticated_collections_require_constant_authentication|a workaround]] to the bug of constantly requiring to authenticate yourself.
   * To get your Greenstone installation set up as a remote server so that other GLI clients can connect to it, refer to the section [[2.86_Release_Notes#​Working_with_Remote_Greenstone_and_the_GLI-Client | Working with Remote Greenstone and the GLI-Client]].   * To get your Greenstone installation set up as a remote server so that other GLI clients can connect to it, refer to the section [[2.86_Release_Notes#​Working_with_Remote_Greenstone_and_the_GLI-Client | Working with Remote Greenstone and the GLI-Client]].
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 +==== Running the installer in text-only mode ====
 +  - Give the binary of the installer execute permissions
 +  - Then run it by passing in the text-only flag.
 +  - Follow the instructions on the screen thereafter. If you mistype at any stage, press ctrl-C to start again.
 +
 +<​code>​
 +> ./​Greenstone-2.86rc2-linux text-only
 +----------------------------
 +Extracting java installer...
 +----------------------------
 +
 +Extraction Complete
 +You can now run "java -jar greenstone.jar text" to run the installer from the command line
 +>
 +</​code>​
  
  
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 ./​makegli.sh ./​makegli.sh
 ./​makejar.sh ./​makejar.sh
-</​code> ​\\ **Note** that some Linux machines don't need gnome-lib at all, in which case, the first compilation step above would just be ''​./​makegs2.sh''​. To tell whether your Linux machine needs gnome-lib, try compiling it without it first. If compilation fails during wvware, then you need gnome-lib. The Mac Mountain Lion and Leopard machines we tested it on required gnome-lib.+</​code>​ 
 +**Note** that some Linux and Mac machines may require to you to export ''​CFLAGS="​-fPIC $CFLAGS"''​ before running the ''​./​makegs2.sh''​ script. If compilation fails when the ''​CFLAGS''​ has not been set to include ''​-fPIC'',​ then try 
 +<​pre>​ 
 +export CFLAGS="​-fPIC $CFLAGS"​ 
 +make distclean 
 +makegs2.sh gnome-lib 
 +</​pre>​ 
 +**Note** ​also that some Linux machines don't need gnome-lib at all, in which case, the first compilation step above would just be ''​./​makegs2.sh''​. To tell whether your Linux machine needs gnome-lib, try compiling it without it first. If compilation fails during wvware, then you need gnome-lib. The Mac Mountain Lion and Leopard machines we tested it on required gnome-lib.\\ Note also that on 64 bit unix systems, ''​-fPIC''​ is automatically prepended to the ''​CFLAGS''​ environment variable by the ''​./​makegs2.sh''​ script, as this tends to be needed for compiling.
 </​TAB>​ </​TAB>​
 <​!-----Source comp Win----->​ <​!-----Source comp Win----->​
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 </​TABAREA>​ </​TABAREA>​
  
-==== Running the installer in text-only mode ==== 
-  - Give the binary of the installer execute permissions 
-  - Then run it by passing in the text-only flag. 
-  - Follow the instructions on the screen thereafter. If you mistype at any stage, press ctrl-C to start again. 
- 
-<​code>​ 
-> ./​Greenstone-2.86rc2-linux text-only 
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-Extracting java installer... 
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- 
-Extraction Complete 
-You can now run "java -jar greenstone.jar text" to run the installer from the command line 
-> 
-</​code>​ 
  
 ==== Setting the Preview Command in GLI==== ==== Setting the Preview Command in GLI====
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   * If you had already built the collection, you can Preview it straight away. Any document page in the collection should provide a link in green at the bottom labelled Add Comment. If you're not already logged in, you will be taken to a log in screen and, once authenticated,​ you can proceed to add a comment. Once you're done leaving comments, you can press the green Logout link.   * If you had already built the collection, you can Preview it straight away. Any document page in the collection should provide a link in green at the bottom labelled Add Comment. If you're not already logged in, you will be taken to a log in screen and, once authenticated,​ you can proceed to add a comment. Once you're done leaving comments, you can press the green Logout link.
  
-Users need to have an account in your digital library in order to add comments.+**Notes:​** 
 +  * User comments cannot be added if the GS2 server is run from GLI. Run the standalone GS2 server to add user comments instead. 
 +  * Users need to have an account in your digital library in order to add comments. ​If you're admin, you can create a user account as follows:
  
 +  - Go to your Greenstone home web page.
 +  - Click on the Administration Page link
 +  - Click the Add a New User link to the left
 +  - You'll be requested for the admin username (type "​admin"​) and password, which will be what you chose upon installing Greenstone.
 +  - Enter the username and password for the new user. The password has to be between 3 and 8 characters long.
 +  - In the Groups field, type "​personal-collections-editor"​.
 +  - Press the Submit button.
  
  
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 These instructions are more Greenstone 2.86-specific than the [[http://​wiki.greenstone.org/​wiki/​index.php/​Remote_Greenstone|general instructions]] for setting up Greenstone 2 as a remote server. ​ These instructions are more Greenstone 2.86-specific than the [[http://​wiki.greenstone.org/​wiki/​index.php/​Remote_Greenstone|general instructions]] for setting up Greenstone 2 as a remote server. ​
  
-The following are steps to follow if you're on **Windows**. On **Linux**, you can skip steps 1 and 2, otherwise things are similar. For instance, you'll want to launch *.bash or *.sh script equivalents to the batch files listed. Also, you'll want to use forward slashes (/) instead of the Windows'​ backward slash (\) when specifying file paths.+The following are steps to follow if you're on **Windows**. On **Unix based systems**, you can skip steps 1 and 2, otherwise things are similar. For instance, on Unix systems, you'll want to launch *.bash or *.sh script equivalents to the batch files listed. Also, you'll want to use forward slashes (/) instead of the Windows'​ backward slash (\) when specifying file paths.
  
  
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 **Useful resources** **Useful resources**
-  * [[http://​wiki.greenstone.org/​wiki/images/d/dd/GS_OAI.pdf|Diego Spano'​s presentation on Greenstone and OAI.]] This gives a good background about OAI, as well as a very useful overview of Greenstone'​s OAI support.+  * [[http://​wiki.greenstone.org/​lib/exe/fetch.php?​media=gs_oai.pdf|Diego Spano'​s presentation on Greenstone and OAI.]] This gives a good background about OAI, as well as a very useful overview of Greenstone'​s OAI support.