Re: Koha Digest, Vol 164, Issue 3

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Re: Koha Digest, Vol 164, Issue 3

Charles Kelley
Hello, Katrin!

    Yes, it helped immensely! It installed the missing sudo command. Koha
is now installing its little heart away, as it were.

    What a relief it is that it wasn't operator error for a change.

    Many thanks!

    In our latest exchange, on June 3, 2019, at 9:01 AM, you wrote through
the Koha Discussion List:

Message: 6

> Date: Sun, 2 Jun 2019 16:43:03 +0200
> From: Katrin Fischer <[hidden email]>
> To: [hidden email]
> Subject: Re: [Koha] Installation Failure
> Message-ID: <[hidden email]>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8; format=flowed
>
> Hi Charles,
>
> it appears that under some circumstances the sudo command is not
> available on a fresh Debian installation. I found this blog post that
> might be helpful in solving this:
>
> https://chewett.co.uk/blog/477/sudo-command-not-found-debian-fixed/
>
> I've also found this, which might explain the situation a bit more:
>
> "As of DebianSqueeze <https://wiki.debian.org/DebianSqueeze>, if you
> give root an empty password during installation, sudo will be installed
> and the first user will be able to use it to gain root access
> (currently, the user will be added to the *sudo* group). The system will
> also configure gksu and aptitude to use sudo. You should still verify
> group membership
> <https://wiki.debian.org/sudo#Verifying_sudo_membership> after logging
> in as the installed user." (https://wiki.debian.org/sudo)
>
> Hope it helps,
>
> Katrin
>
> On 02.06.19 15:41, Charles Kelley wrote:
> > Hello, all
> >
> >      I am new to both Linux and Koha. I readily admit so. After several
> > failed attempts to install Debian Linux on VirtualBox for Mac, I finally
> > succeeded. Now I have trouble in installing Koha on the Debian
> VirtualBox.
> > It fails at the first instruction in the Koha-Community instructions.
> >
> >      When I open terminal and type this instruction
> >
> > $ wget -q -O- https://debian.koha-community.org/koha/gpg.asc | sudo
> apt-key
> > add -
> >
> > terminal reports
> >
> > bash: sudo: command not found
> >
> >      When I type this instruction
> >
> > $ wget -q -O- http://debian.koha-community.org/koha/gpg.asc | sudo
> apt-key
> > add -
> >
> > terminal reports
> >
> > base: sudo: command not found
> >
> >      I have even tried a variant from Joel Hertel's installation guide
> from
> > a few years ago, to wit:
> >
> > $ su
> > $ wget -q -O- http://debian.koha-community.org/koha/gpg.asc | apt-key
> add -
> >
> >      What am I doing wrong?
> >
>

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