In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of XWiki on your Ubuntu server. For those of you who didn’t know, Xwiki is an open-source enterprise-ready wiki written in Java, runs on a servlet container like Tomcat, Jboss etc. which uses the relational database to store the information.
1First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.
- sudo apt-get update
- sudo apt-get upgrade
2Installing XWiki.Run the following commands in Terminal to install XWiki on Ubuntu, via XWiki repository:To can check all available packages in this repository using the following command: apt-cache search xwiki
3You can see on the list that the repo contains packages that can install XWiki with different versions of Tomcat, MySQL and PostgreSQL. We will install XWiki Enterprise with Tomcat 8 and PostgreSQL database server, but depending on your needs, you can select another package. Run the following command:
- apt-get install xwiki-enterprise-tomcat8-pgsql
4Accessing XWiki. XWiki will be available on HTTP port 8080 by default. Open your favorite browser and navigate to http://yourdomain.com:8080/xwiki or http://server-ip:8080/xwiki and complete the required the steps to finish the installation. If you are using a firewall, please open port 80 to enable access to the control panel.
- Since all dependencies have to be installed, the installation may take some time. During the installation, you will be prompted to enter a password for the postgresql ‘xwiki’ user.