Rodovid

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

    deb http://78.27.165.18/debian unstable main

  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. Update package base

    sudo apt-get update

  4. Install package

    sudo apt-get install rodovid


Doings for RPM-repository:


  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. 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. Update package base

    yum list

  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


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

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. Install strawberry-perl-5.12.3.0.msi :

    strawberry-perl-5.12.3.0.msi

    It must be installed in folder c:\strawberry.

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

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

    ppm install Tk

    ppm install Image::Magick

    cpan Gedcom

    cpan Win32::Locale

  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.