DSpace Installation

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This method gets you up and running with DSpace quickly and easily. It is identical in both the Default Release and

Source Release distributions.

1. Create the DSpace user. This needs to be the same user that Tomcat (or Jetty etc) will run as. e.g. as root run:

useradd -m dspace

2. Download the latest DSpace release [http://sourceforge.net/projects/dspace/] and unpack it. Although there are two

available releases (dspace-1.x-release.zip and dspace-1.x-src-release.zip), you only need to

choose one. If you want a copy of all underlying Java source code, you should download the dspace-1.x-srcrelease.

zip release.

unzip dspace-1.x-release.zip

For ease of reference, we will refer to the location of this unzipped version of the DSpace release as [dspacesource]

in the remainder of these instructions.

3. Database Setup

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