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By Savitra Sirohi, Amit Gupta

Install, configure, and keep your Koha deploy with this easy-to-follow guide

  • A self-sufficient advisor to fitting and configuring Koha.
  • Take keep watch over of your libraries with Koha library administration procedure.
  • Get a transparent realizing of software program upkeep, customization, and different complex themes reminiscent of LDAP and Internationalization.
  • Written in a method that applies to all Linux flavors and Koha models

In Detail

Koha is the 1st full-featured open resource library administration method that's general for successfully dealing with libraries. although, constructing and protecting Koha isn't any simple task. it's not as undemanding as establishing the opposite well known LAMP functions.

This useful consultant offers all of the crucial details that's had to make the duty of putting in and configuring Koha rather appear easy and simple. It demonstrates find out how to manage Koha and its quite a few facets – install, configuration, program management, and knowledge migration. It additionally covers troubleshooting, software program upkeep, software program customization, and different complicated issues.

The publication begins with fitting and configuring the LAMP stack and the Koha program to fulfill your wishes. It then is going deeper into establishing a variety of principles and configuring settings for Koha. It additionally covers information migration of catalog and purchaser documents, software program upkeep, and customization of the appliance. Chapters also are devoted to supplying an perception into complex subject matters resembling LDAP integration and Internationalization. jam-packed with quite a few code samples and screenshots, this ebook will travel you thru constructing Koha for overview or attempt reasons. it is usually a great deal of counsel for troubleshooting and upkeep actions.

By the tip of this booklet, you might have received the data to get the main from your Koha set up.

A procedure administrator's handbook demonstrating numerous set up and upkeep initiatives for Koha utilizing the Linux shell.

What you are going to examine from this book

  • Set up and configure Koha as consistent with your wishes and requirements
  • Install, configure, and attempt force the Zebra seek Engine to enhance the looking out services of your Koha application
  • Configure the Cataloging module to make discovering and comparing goods in a library amazingly basic for patrons
  • Migrate catalog facts from different structures into Koha
  • Configure the stream module via mapping your library's guidelines to ideas and personal tastes in Koha
  • Customize the glance of the general public interface for clients by means of configuring the OPAC
  • Tons of guidelines for troubleshooting universal difficulties that come up along with your Koha install
  • Many pointers on software program upkeep to ensure that your software is up to date with the newest changes
  • Beef up your wisdom of complex themes resembling LDAP integration and Internationalization
  • Set up your Koha server as a Z39.50 server to proportion your catalog with the surface world
  • Customize your software program and percentage it with the community


Written in a pragmatic type, this booklet makes use of the Linux shell in lots of chapters, demonstrating the execution of instructions and their output. With liberal use of screenshots and many code samples observed via cautious clarification, it'll make the duty of putting in and configuring Koha effortless and simple. All chapters are written in a fashion that makes them appropriate to varied Linux distributions.

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In this chapter we will learn more about Zebra and how to install and test it. About Zebra From the website of Indexdata, the organization behind Zebra: "Zebra is a high-performance, general-purpose structured text indexing and retrieval engine. It reads structured records in a variety of input formats (eg. com/zebra/. com/zebra/doc/. Koha's Zebra related components Before we install and test Zebra with Koha, let us understand a couple of key Zebra related components that we will use frequently as Koha administrators.

0-utils On openSuSE, the package names are different, so the installation command would look like this: koha@li190-245:~/kohaclone> sudo yast -i idzebra idzebra-doc idzebradevel idzebra-debuginfo [ 41 ] Installing Koha's Zebra Search Engine Installing Koha with Zebra You might have already installed Koha with Zebra. , then you can skip this section. Once Zebra packages are installed we need to install Koha. This installation process creates Zebra related configuration files and installs them in Koha's configuration folder, in our case /etc/koha-dev/.

05 not found. 06 not found. 09 not found. 32 not found. 31 not found. Writing Makefile for koha koha@li190-245:~/kohaclone$ You will need to look up these modules in your distribution's repositories to find corresponding packages. The system packages will usually be named with a prefix "perl-" and will have "-" instead of "::". As an example, the Perl module PDF::Reuse::Barcode should have a corresponding Perl package called perl-PDFReuse-Barcode. If you don't find some of the modules in your distribution's sources, then those modules will need to be installed using CPAN.

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