[Mailman-Users] Installing Mailman
Paul H Byerly
paul at thcwd.com
Tue May 27 18:29:03 CEST 2003
You need a TTY program that allows you to access your server and run
commands on it from your local winblows machine. If you do not have such a
program try PuTTY at
Once you get the TTY working you log in, and enter the commands I
gave. You may need to spend some time in a Linux book or a Linux web site
before you are ready to try installing.
John Grafflin wrote:
>Are you referring to the directory on my hard disk, or on my website? And,
>where do I enter the command wget
>I previously downloaded mailman-2.1.2.tgz and mailman-2.1.2.tgz.asc to my
>hard disk. I'm using Win98SE and IE6.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Paul H Byerly" <paul at thcwd.com>
>To: <mailman-users at python.org>
>Sent: Monday, May 26, 2003 11:08 PM
>Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Installing Mailman
> > John Grafflin wrote:
> > >First step - how do I get the Mailman code from the download site to my
> > >website?
> > Head to the directory from which you want to do the install. If you
> > want to use your admin directory then do as follows:
> > cd /home/admin
> > wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/mailman/mailman-2.1.2.tgz
> > tar zxf mailman-2.1.2.tgz
> > The second command does the download, the third unpacks the tarball
> > into "mailman-2.1.2". Go into mailman-2.1.2 and read "README" and
> > "INSTALL" and any of the other READMEs that apply to you.
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