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OSEM in 10.1 simple steps

April 23rd, 2015 by
osemnewsby Alex Vennos

What is OSEM?

OSEM is an event management web application, tailored to the needs of FOSS conferences. You can visit http://osem.io/ to find out more about it.

You can contribute too!

The guide is based & tested on openSUSE 13.2 and it will help you get started with your development right away!

How to install OSEM

Step 1. Install Ruby & Bundler (version >= ruby 2.1.2)

sudo zypper in ruby rubygem-bundler

Step 2. Install git to your system

sudo zypper in git

Step 3. Clone the repository locally to your machine

git clone https://github.com/openSUSE/osem/

Step 4. Install the basic packages, you will need them for the next steps in order for bundle install to work.

sudo zypper in make ruby-devel libxml2 libxml2-devel libxslt libxslt-devel libmysqlclient-devel libqt4-devel libQtWebKit-devel nodejs

Step 5. Move in the folder osem and install the necessary gems in your local project folder

cd osem

bundle install –standalone

Step 5.1. Optional: You may need to configure nokogiri, so that bundle install succeeds

bundle config build.nokogiri –use-system-libraries

Step 6. You can also generate your secret keys for devise and the rails app with

bundle exec rake secret

Step 7. Copy the sample configuration files

cp config/config.yml.example config/config.yml

cp config/database.yml.example config/database.yml

cp config/secrets.yml.example config/secrets.yml

Step 8. Setup the database

bundle exec rake db:setup

Step 9. Start your rails server and run OSEM

bundle exec rails server

Step 10. And you are all set! Visit OSEM at http://localhost:3000

…and let the coding begin! The fun starts here!

Finally I want to thank Stella Rouzi for her help!

Contact us!!

Have questions? Contact us!

By email: info@osem.io

By IRC: irc://freenode.net/osem

Found a bug? Please open a new issue directly in github.

https://github.com/openSUSE/osem/issues/new

GitHub issue tracking is the best, and fastest, way to ensure your bug

will be properly reported and fixed

Have ideas? Develop them and send us a Pull Request with your new feature!

https://github.com/openSUSE/osem/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md

Either way, JOIN US!

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