[Koha] Install Koha on AlmaLinux 8
ztajoli at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 21:38:27 NZST 2022
if you must use AlmaLinux you can start from here:
The real problem is to install dependencies.
I suggest you create a personal VM and do many tests and trials
The Docker solution is to install a full debian inside a docker
container and here install Koha.
If your SysOps don't want Debian probably they don't like a solution like
In fact a docker container is very similar to a VM.
So AlmaLinux (a VM probably) with Docker runs a Docker container with
A VM inside a VM in fact.
On Thu, Apr 14, 2022 at 9:03 AM Alessandro Tedesco <
alessandrotedesco at seminario.milano.it> wrote:
> Hi Joel,
> thank you for your suggestions!
> I am aware of the RedHat vs Debian issue related to Koha, but unfortunately
> I am obliged to use AlmaLinux.
> Precisely for this reason I was wondering if anyone had had any direct
> experience of installing Koha on Red-Had (and in particular on AlmaLinux).
> Regarding Docker, would you recommend a few in particular?
> Thanks a lot and have a nice day!
> Il giorno mer 13 apr 2022 alle ore 18:59 Coehoorn, Joel <
> jcoehoorn at york.edu>
> ha scritto:
> > One thing to understand here is, while there are many linux
> > they mostly fall into two main families: RedHat -based and Debian -based.
> > Koha work is mainly done in Debian -based platforms. AlmaLinux is RedHat
> > -based. It should still be possible to make it work, but it is not going
> > be as easy or simple.
> > Your best option might be a container (Docker) installation, which can
> > help smooth over some of the dependency and platform differences. But
> > then I would not expect to be successful unless I really knew linux well.
> > Joel Coehoorn
> > Director of Information Technology
> > York College of Nebraska
> > On Wed, Apr 13, 2022 at 7:48 AM Alessandro Tedesco <
> > alessandrotedesco at seminario.milano.it> wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> I have to install Koha on AlmaLinux 8 and I wonder if anyone has tried
> >> do such a thing, or if anyone can suggest some documentation.
> >> Thanks and have a good day!
> >> Alessandro
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