[EP-tech] Re: EPrints for Windows?

Tim Brody tdb2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Feb 27 16:24:36 GMT 2012


On Mon, 2012-02-27 at 15:46 +0100, Miklos wrote:
> Tim Brody wrote:
> > su = change to another user sudo su = call 'su' as root, who can
> > change to any user (Everything on Ubuntu is sudoed) 
> I know (I used to be a bsd Unix guru years ago), and that's what I
> ended doing, but was specifically asking about the passwd of the
> "eprints" user. Can I set it the way I wish (so as to avoid the "sudo
> su") or will it break the code somewhere?

Having a password on the EPrints user won't break anything.

> > > 1. I set a new logo, and edited the index.xpage
> > Set a logo how?
> I used the first alternative as described in the wiki, overriding the
> sitelogo.gif in the /archives/ARCHIVEID/cfg/static/images directory,
> and then running "bin/generate_static ARCHIVEID". This did not change
> the displayed logo (yes, I know about caches and refreshing). I see
> you suggest using this command differently, with the "--prune"
> argument, but this is not what the wiki says. I ended up modifying the
> branding.pl file (the third suggestion in that wiki page, and
> something you mention too) and it worked. So all I am saying, "Example
> 1" in that page didn't work for me. Maybe it's a carry-over from
> previous versions of eprints which doesn't work anymore in eprints 3
> without any error message, but it would be helpful for people who
> install that last version without having gone through the previous
> ones to be informed of that too.

I've updated that Wiki page to 3.3:
http://wiki.eprints.org/w/Branding_with_confidence

(site_logo.gif => site_logo.png!)

/Tim.



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