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Hightide Debian Distribution

Packages and Installation Order

Having downloaded all of the hightide debian packages, you should install them using dpkg or synaptic or your favourite package installer in this order, where <version> is replaced by the version of hightide you want to install:

  • libhightide-java_<version>_all.deb
  • libhightide-jsp-java_<version>_all.deb
  • libhightide-extra-java_<version>_all.deb
  • hightide_<version>_all.deb
  • hightide-examples_<version>_all.deb

Installation Directories

The home directory for the debian distribution of Hightide is /usr/share/hightide. Other directories under /var and /etc are linked to
from the /usr/share/hightide directory.

The configuration of the server is in /etc/hightide. The configuration files listed in /etc/hightide/jetty.conf are passed to the command line of Hightide when it is started by /etc/init.d/hightide.

Webapps can be deployed by placing them in /var/lib/hightide/webapps (linked from /usr/share/hightide/webapps). Additional contexts can be configured and (hot) deployed via the /etc/hightide/contexts directory (linked from /usr/share/hightide/contexts).

Starting/Stopping Hightide

If you have just installed the Hightide debian packages, then you will need to edit the /etc/default/hightide file. Make the change indicated in comment:

You can now start hightide:

To stop hightide:

You can list all of the commands to control hightide by typing:

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