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arch:arch_on_the_pi [2016/10/07 17:49]
Julien Deswaef [Arch on a Pi]
arch:arch_on_the_pi [2016/11/16 02:50] (current)
Julien Deswaef [Installing ikiwiki]
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 ===== Installing ikiwiki ===== ===== Installing ikiwiki =====
-  * Install ​Git +Install ​git and dev tools. 
-  * Install Make +<​code>​ 
-  * <del><code=bash>​$: ​cpan</code></​del+$: sudo pacman -Syu git base-devel 
-  * Use Pacman with this[[https://​aur.archlinux.org/​packages/​ikiwiki/​| Aur package]]+</​code>​ 
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 +Install ​[[https://​aur.archlinux.org/​packages/​ikiwiki/​| ​ikiwiki from Aur package]].  
 + 
 +You'll need 2 extra dependencies from Aur:  
 +  * [[https://​aur.archlinux.org/​packages/​perl-cgi-formbuilder/​ | perl-cgi-formbuilder]] 
 +  * [[https://​aur.archlinux.org/​packages/​perl-rpc-xml/​ | perl-rpc-xml]].  
 +Install those first. Compiling ikiwiki takes a while on a Raspberry Pi. Be patient. 
 + 
 +If you want to have images handle by the wiki, you will need also Imagemagick  
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 +Although ikiwiki could be running from any server, I found it easier to run it behind Apache. So be sure to have that installed. 
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 +Create an unprivileged user (here called wiki) who will be editing the wiki: 
 +<​code>​ 
 +sudo useradd -m wiki 
 +sudo passwd wiki 
 +</​code>​
  
 +Following https://​www.linode.com/​docs/​websites/​wikis/​ikiwiki-on-arch-linux/​
  
 ===== Resizing a partition ===== ===== Resizing a partition =====
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 By resizing (which is safe to run on a mounted disk), we tell the file system to use all the space in the new partition. By resizing (which is safe to run on a mounted disk), we tell the file system to use all the space in the new partition.
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 +
 +===== Python UnicodeEncodeError horror =====
 +So your Python script works on your machine. But when you port it to a freshly installed Arch Linux Arm on a Pi, all hell breaks loose as soon as a weird character pops up. Something like this shows up: 
 +<​code>​UnicodeEncodeError:​ '​ascii'​ codec can't encode character '​\xe9'​ in position 227: ordinal not in range(128)</​code>​
 +Well, don't start modifying your Python code (as you said, it does not have that problem on your machine). ​ It's because the default locale of Arch Linux is ''​LANG-C''​ and what you want is UTF-8 support. There is many ways to solve this, including forcing Python to use a locale different from the system. But I like to have my systems with similar settings. So just follow tutorials [[https://​wiki.archlinux.org/​index.php/​Locale|here]].
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