Livecode Server on Digital Ocean

David Bovill david at viral.academy
Sun Jun 7 15:30:18 EDT 2015


That's great. I'm thinking of getting a LiveCode based server daemon up and
running - so it can talk to a node based server using sockets - can you run
LiveCode server as a daemon?

On 7 June 2015 at 21:04, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:

> I just got it running on a droplet.
> I chose lamp 14.04 (ubuntu) so that I didn't have to mess with setting up
> apache and all by hand.
> After droplet creation, I logged into the console with the browser based
> vnc and used wget to grab the 64bit version of lc server 7.0.4
> then..
> apt-get install unzip
> so that I could unzip the file
>
> unzip <lc server filename>
> to expand the contents.
>
> chmod 755 livecode-community-server
> to make it executable
>
> then
> mv livecode-community-server /usr/lib/cgi-bin
> mv externals /usr/lib/cgi-bin
> mv drivers /usr/lib/cgi-bin
> to move the files to the correct location (I could hvae unzipped them
> there)
>
> Then..
> a2enmod actions
> a2enmod cgi
> to enabled the actions and cgi mods
>
> Then the following..
> cd /etc/apache2/sites-enabled
> nano 000-default.conf
>
> in the editor I added the 2 required lines as follows right before the end
> </virtualhost> line
> Action lc-script /cgi-bin/livecode-community-server
> AddHandler lc-script .lc
>
> I did NOT uncomment the line that says to include the serve-cgi-bin.conf
>
> ctrl-x yes to save, enter to keep the file name (make sure you don't change
> it)
>
> then
> service apache2 restart
>
> You may get a message on restart about not being able to reliably determine
> the servers domain name, depending on how things are currently set up.
>
> After restart, I created a simple file /var/www/html/test.lc
> and put in it
> <?lc
> put random(542545)
> ?>
> Then I went to the droplets ip..
> http://104.236.131.29/test.lc and voila' it works.
>
> On Sun, Jun 7, 2015 at 10:52 AM, David Bovill <david at viral.academy> wrote:
>
> > Anyone got any experience of running LiveCode server on Digital Ocean?
> I'd
> > love to get one up and running - happy to share / record a tutorial on
> > HowTo do this so others can benefit.
> >
> > Longer term aim is to create a Docker container for Livecode to make this
> > real simple for people?
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