[LON-CAPA-dev] 1.1.0 email

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-dev@mail.lon-capa.org
Mon, 22 Dec 2003 14:27:25 -0500 (EST)

Hi All,

here is the 1.1.0 email, let me know if there is anything you'd like

Otherwise I'll be sending it out around 5 ish.

New Version 1.1.0 Released

Notable Changes:
- start of localization (currently has partial interfaces for
  German, Japanese, Portugese, Russian, Turkish) if you'd like
  to do the translations for another language let us know
- complete rewrite of lonc
- scantron mode works
- more STAT modes (submission time analysis,
                    optionresponse problem analysis)
- threaded discussion
- improved support for versioning of resources

To install this update:

1) You will need to be running Redhat 7.X (preferably 7.3)
   for this release to work

2) if you haven't already download and install the 3.9 systemperl rpm

If you are running RedHat 7.X get

Install it by doing:
rpm -e `rpm -q -a | grep systemperl`
rpm --install --force --nodeps LON-CAPA-systemperl-3.9-rh7.i386.rpm

Verify it is installed by doing:

$ rpm -q LON-CAPA-systemperl

RedHat 7.X will show

3) Download the new LON-CAPA tarball from
wget http://install.lon-capa.org/versions/loncapa-1.1.0.tar.gz

and untar it

tar xzvf loncapa-1.1.0.tar.gz

4) Run the UPDATE script as root
cd loncapa-1.1.0

5) restart the system services
/etc/rc.d/init.d/loncontrol stop
/etc/rc.d/init.d/loncontrol start
/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd stop
/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd start

1) Many questions are answered at http://help.lon-capa.org
2) Defects reports, and enhancements requests can be entered at
3) Mailing lists can be joined and left at http://mail.lon-capa.org
4) Work continues on supporting Fedora, probably ready next week.

guy@albertelli.com  LON-CAPA Developer  0-7-5-0-