[Koha] Install Koha on AlmaLinux 8
alessandrotedesco at seminario.milano.it
Thu Apr 14 21:52:29 NZST 2022
thank you very much for all the suggestions and the clarifications!
So, I will try to do different tests with a personal VM, and keep the
community updated (maybe it will be helpful for someone in the future).
Thanks a lot and have a nice day!
Il giorno gio 14 apr 2022 alle ore 11:41 Zeno Tajoli <ztajoli at gmail.com> ha
> Hi Alessandro,
> 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.
> Zeno Tajoli
> 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
>> 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
>> > 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 to
>> > 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
>> > 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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