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FAQ:
How to install Grafist?
How to run Grafist?
What about mailing lists?
What differentiates grafist from mrtg?
I can't download grafist-x.y.z.tar.gz from ftp site, are there any mirrors?
I think I have found a bug in Grafist!
How do I run install.sh?
Why do I get GD linking errors?
How can I uninstall Grafist?
Can you add XXX to the project?


How to install Grafist ?
Unpack the package with tar xzvf grafist-x.x.x.tar.gz
Change to grafist-x.x.x directory and type ./install.sh
Grafist-installer has a consol based menu that one can change "path to webserver", "ethernet interface" and other options.
You must have installed the apache, php, and gd packages to successfully install Grafist.

If your system supports rpm, you may select "Build an RPM package with your choices" option. In this case, installer builds an rpm package; grafist-x.y.z-1.i386.rpm. Running rpm -i grafist-x.y.z-1.i386.rpm will install grafist.

If you use Slackware, you may select "Build a Slackware (.tgz) package with your choices" option. In this case, installer builds a Slackware package; grafist-x.y.z-i386-1.tgz. Running installpkg grafist-x.y.z-i386-1.tgz will install grafist.

Otherwise installer will configures the source, runs make, and make install. Remember you need superuser rights to do so.

How to run Grafist ?
Run grafist This will wait the minute to be 0 in modula 5. The results may be seen at http://server_address/grafist/index.php. If you want it to start automaticly when the system start, you should add "grafist &" to /etc/rc.d/rc.local (i.e. system startup file).

What about mailing lists ?
3 mailings-lists are available to suit all your needs about Grafist :
  • Translation: the ML to contribute to Grafist translation subscribe / unsubscribe
  • Development: the ML for development purpose (bug, evolution, contribution etc) subscribe / unsubscribe
  • Announcement: the ML for new versions announcement subscribe / unsubscribe

  • What differentiates grafist from mrtg?
    Mrtg is nice but a real pain to configure. Managing, configuring and using grafist are much more easy than mrtg.

    I can't download grafist-x.y.z.tar.gz from ftp site, are there any mirrors?
    There are no official mirrors. Try again

    I think I have found a bug in Grafist!
    Try upgrading to the latest version. It could be fixed. Otherwise feel free to send farukesk@comu.edu.tr

    How do I run install.sh?
    After extracting the Grafist tar file, cd into the grafist-x.y.x directory and type ./install.sh. Because the root user on many system does not have the current directory in his path, just typing install.sh will not work.

    Why do I get GD linking errors?

    How can I uninstall Grafist?
    cd into the grafist-x.y.z/src directory and type make uninstall.

    Can you add XXX to the project?
    Generic answer, yes.