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This page refers to VuFind® 2.x and later; installation of earlier versions is no longer recommended.

Getting Started

If you are new to VuFind®, you should start by reading the Installation Notes to orient yourself. You may also want to review VuFind®'s hardware and software requirements, and the VuFind® for Project Managers page.

For a broader introduction, try the Learning VuFind® book or our Video Tutorials.

Platform-Specific Documentation

VuFind® is designed to be able to be installed on many different platforms. Choose from the following installation documents based on the platform of your choice:

:!: The instructions above assume you will be downloading a packaged VuFind® release. If you prefer to install VuFind® directly from a GitHub checkout, check the README for additional instructions.

Going Live

Once the software is installed, be sure to review the Production Checklist for some important things to consider prior to going live.

Upgrading VuFind®

Live DVD

Healthnet Nepal has pre-configured a live DVD with VuFind® and some other complementary open source applications at their LiveDVD Sourceforge page. This may be a useful way to evaluate the software with minimal effort.

Advanced Topics

Documentation in Other Languages

See the Installation video for an overview of some of VuFind®'s installation options.

installation.txt · Last modified: 2024/07/11 10:36 by demiankatz