[LON-CAPA-dev] New Testing Release 18.104.22.168
Thu, 10 Jul 2008 16:59:59 -0400
I also encountered that problem on my dev machine running Fedora 8.
Running "yum install tetex-unicode" seems to solve it.
Hope this helps,
On Thu, 2008-07-10 at 14:39 -0400, H.K. Ng wrote:
> I installed 22.214.171.124 on the development server and so far I ran into
> one printing error (See message below.) -hk
> ! LaTeX Error: File `ucs.sty' not found.
> Type X to quit or to proceed,
> or enter new name. (Default extension: sty)
> Enter file name:
> ! Emergency stop.
> l.3 \usepackage
> End of file on the terminal!
> At 05:10 PM 7/8/2008, you wrote:
> >New Testing Version 126.96.36.199
> >This is a testing release for upcoming version 2.7
> >Installation of this release is recommended for development servers, not
> >production servers. If you have a development machine you are invited to
> >test it out.
> >To use this release you need to have version 1-12 of
> >LONCAPA-prerequisites installed. This new package, as well as some new
> >dependencies, are available from the testing repositories found at:
> >In a few days, to coincide with release of 188.8.131.52, these new
> >packages will be added to the main LON-CAPA repositories for the
> >various distros, so that updates/refreshes of yum/up2date/yast on
> >production servers will pick up the new packages.
> >If you do not currently have your development server(s) configured to
> >use the testing repositories please refer to:
> >The list of distros for which testing repos exist, as described in
> >that November 2007 posting, has now been extended with the addition of
> >SuSE 10.3 and Fedora 8. SuSE 9.3 will cease to be supported for
> >LON-CAPA 2.7. Although support for LON-CAPA 2.7 on Fedora 9 is
> >planned, for now 184.108.40.206 is not supported because of a LaTeX issue
> >with that particular distro.
> >Notable Changes from 2.6.3:
> >Authoring resources
> >- Choice of problem templates shown for new problems in Construction
> >Space are organized by type/function.
> >- Math renderer and language can be set when displaying problems in
> >Construction space.
> >- Maxima libraries are available for mathresponse and forumlaresponse
> >problems which use the Maxima CAS.
> >- Import of questions from a testbank file now supports import from
> >files in RTF and HTML format (including embedded images) as well as
> >plain text.
> >- Users uploading HTML files containing embedded objects (images etc.)
> >to Construction Space will be prompted to upload referenced files.
> >- New units are available (c, cc, e, hbar, mph, rpm, pc).
> >- An improved example of a mathresponse problem is provided.
> >- New accessor functions provide access to submission, current part,
> >and open date, due date and answer date in a format suitable for
> >- The JME Molecular Editor is an updated version.
> >- Publication of problems lacking response items is prohibited.
> >Course Management
> >- Recent role changes in a course are displayed on the What's New page.
> >- The complete history of role changes in a course is available to a
> >Course Coordinator.
> >- A role switcher in a course's inline menu allows users with multiple
> >roles in the course to choose a different role; Course Coordinators
> >can choose any role currently assigned in the course.
> >- Courses can be configured to allow students to self-enroll.
> >- Modify Resource Parameters - Overview Mode can be used to shift all
> >start and end date parameters in a course.
> >- Individual courses can be excluded from display in the course catalog.
> >- A timezone selector is available when choosing a timezone to be used
> >for a course.
> >- The timezone is displayed when setting access dates, enrollment dates etc.
> >- Scantron format choices available for scantron grading are from the
> >course's domain, instead of the domain of the server performing the
> >- Comparisons can be generated of raw scantron data and submission
> >records for previously graded scantron exams.
> >- Locking prevents role changes and logout while scantron grading
> >and/or printing are in progress, unless overridden by the user.
> >- The grading interface now provides a free form data entry field for correct
> >answers to clicker questions.
> >Student interface
> >- Users in domains with institutional authentication (Single Sign On,
> >Kerberos or local authentication e.g., LDAP) can be authenticated if
> >they do not have a LON-CAPA account and given the opportunity to
> >create an account.
> >- A pop-up Dragmath WYSIWYG editor is available for composing math
> >expressions and exporting in Maxima/LaTeX format.
> >Domain Coordination/Domain Settings
> >- Domain Coordinators can select an ad hoc co-author role for any
> >author in the domain, unless the author chooses to opt out.
> >- A hierarchy of categories and sub-categories for use in categorizing
> >courses can be defined for a domain.
> >- The course catalog can display courses cataloged by institutional
> >code, and also by categories defined for the domain.
> >- When cloning a course, date parameters can be omitted, preserved of
> >shifted by a specified number of days.
> >- Default authentication type, argument and language in a domain are
> >configurable by a Domain Coordinator via the "Domain Configuration"
> >- Domains can permit self-creation of LON-CAPA accounts using a valid
> >e-mail address as the username.
> >- The scantronformat.tab file which describe the format(s) of scantron
> >data used in a domain can be uploaded by a Domain Coordinator using
> >the "Domain Configuration" interface.
> >- Help files have been added for Maxima CAS, Formula Editor, and Vector Input.
> >- Description of new accessor functions added to the functions table.
> >- More help files translated into German.
> >- A new help icon is used.
> >- utf-8 entity conversion to LaTeX has been optimized
> >- New translations and improvements for German interface
> >- All languages now use UTF-8 encoding.
> >To install this update:
> >1) You will need to be running Fedora Core 6, 7, or 8, RHEL (AS|ES) 4 or 5,
> > SUSE 10.1 10.2 or 10.3, SLES 9 or 10, CentOS 5, Scientific Linux 5
> > (Fedora Core 5 should continue to work but is deprecated.)
> > Support for Fedora 9 is expected to be available soon.
> >2) update to the latest LONCAPA-prerequisites 1-12 by following
> > these directions:
> >3) Download the new LON-CAPA tarball from
> >wget http://install.lon-capa.org/versions/loncapa-220.127.116.11.tar.gz
> >and untar it
> >tar xzvf loncapa-18.104.22.168.tar.gz
> >4) stop the LON-CAPA system services
> >/etc/rc.d/init.d/loncontrol stop
> >5) stop the webserver:
> >Fedora/RHEL/Centos/Scientific Linux
> >/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd stop
> >SLES 9:
> >/etc/init.d/apache stop
> >SUSE 10.1/SLES 10:
> >/etc/init.d/apache2 stop
> >6) Run the UPDATE script as root
> >cd loncapa-22.214.171.124
> >7) restart the LON-CAPA system services
> >/etc/rc.d/init.d/loncontrol start
> >8) restart the webserver:
> >Fedora/RHEL/Centos/Scientific Linux
> >/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd start
> >SLES 9:
> >/etc/init.d/apache start
> >SUSE 10.1,2/SLES 10:
> >/etc/init.d/apache2 start
> >1) Many questions are answered at http://help.lon-capa.org
> >2) Defects reports, and enhancements requests can be entered at
> > http://bugs.lon-capa.org
> >3) Mailing lists can be joined and left at http://mail.lon-capa.org
> >Stuart Raeburn
> >MSU LON-CAPA group
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