INSTALLATION

To install necessary software you must have access to the Internet. This will help you to download packages that are absent in your system.

 

 

FOR LINUX/GNU OS

 

Since version 0.3.13 packages created with new generic digital signature for both deb or rpm packages. In case of problems, reload this key to your system!

Installation needed superuser privileges.

Deb-repository: http://78.27.165.18/debian unstable main

Yum-repository: http://78.27.165.18/repo/rodovid

 

Automatic installation

 

You must add repository and install packages from it.

 

Doings for DEB-repository:

 

  1. 1.Add line to file /etc/apt/sources.list: 

     

     deb http://78.27.165.18/debian unstable main               

     

  2. 2.Download file  http://78.27.165.18/debian/repo-pub.key and add it to you apt-key base 

     

     wget http://78.27.165.18/debian/repo-pub.key               

     sudo apt-key add repo-pub.key                              

     

  3. 3.Update package base 

     

     sudo apt-get update                                        

     

  4. 4.Install package 

     

     sudo apt-get install rodovid                               

 

Doings for RPM-repository:

 

  1. 1.Create a new repository item in /etc/yum.repos.d/rodovid.repo: 

     

     [rodovid]                                                  

     name=Rodovid repo                                          

     baseurl=http://78.27.165.18/repo/rodovid                   

     gpgcheck=1                                                 

     gpg-key=file://etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-rodovid         

     

  2. 2.Download file from http://78.27.165.18/repo/rodovid/ 

     

     su -                                                       

     cd /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/                                       

     wget http://78.27.165.18/repo/rodovid/RPM-GPG-KEY-rodovid  

     

  3. 3.Update package base 

     

     yum list                                                   

     

  4. 4.Install package 

     

     yum install rodovid                                        

     

     

Semi-automatic installation

 

Download packages rodovid and perl-gedcomlite from http://sourceforge.net/projects/rodovid/ .

Install needed dependences (perl-tk, perlmagick, graphviz as example for Ubuntu).

Install downloaded packages rodovid and perl-gedcomlite .

 

Usage

 

For start use rodovid command.

All projects data is saved in folder "~/.rodovid/".

This program has Ukrainian, Russian, Belorussian, English and German translations.

During the first start the program tries to recognize the language.

In case of unsuccessful autorecognition English will be chosen.

You may change the language in menu Help -> Language. After that Family tree program will be downloaded with the language selected.

 

 

WINDOWS XP+ (Windows 8 did not test)

 

Semi-automatic installation

 

Complete install.bat.

The installation process may take about 15 minutes (depending on your access to the Internet and your processor speed).

This is caused by the necessity to download modules and programs for your PC.

If some errors appeared during the installation, see the errors list and go to manual installation.

 

Manual installation

 

  1. 1.Install strawberry-perl-5.12.3.0.msi : 

     

     strawberry-perl-5.12.3.0.msi                               

     

    It must be installed in folder c:\strawberry. 

  2. 2.Create folder 'C:\rodovid\.rodovid' and copy recursively folders 'graphics' and 'locales' to it. 

  3. 3.Install Gedcom, Win32::Locale, Tk and Image::Magick modules: 

      

     ppm install Tk                                             

     ppm install Image::Magick                                  

     cpan Gedcom                                                

     cpan Win32::Locale                                         

     

  4. 4.Install graphviz-5.26.3.msi using command: 

     

     msiexec /a graphviz-2.26.3.msi                             

     

    This package is necessary only for GEDCOM files import. If you do not need this, you may not install it. 

 

Usage

 

The package must be installed in folder"%HOMEDRIVE%\rodovid" (normally c:\rodovid).

For start use run.bat from this folder.

All projects data is saved in folder "~/.rodovid/".

This program has Ukrainian, Russian, Belorussian, English and German translations.

During the first start English will be chosen.

You may change the language in menu Help -> Language. After that Family tree program will be loaded with the language selected.