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DH Box

A toolbox for Digital Humanities.

DH BOX Local Install Process

Currently DH Box requires Ubuntu >= 14.04 and Python 2.7x

One line install:

wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/DH-Box/dhbox/master/install_dhbox.sh | sudo sh
  1. Navigate to dhbox/
  2. Rename config.cfg.template to config.cfg and edit settings as desired
  3. Run sudo python manage.py build_database
  4. Run sudo python wsgi.py
  5. Navigate to site on http://localhost:80

Or for a manual install:

  1. Install Docker
  2. Install pip, Python package manager
  3. Clone git repo (git clone https://github.com/DH-Box/dhbox.git)
  4. Navigate to dhbox/
  5. Run pip install -r requirements.txt (preferably in a virtualenv)
  6. Rename config.cfg.template to config.cfg and edit settings as desired
  7. Run sudo manage start to download the DH Box seed, or navigate to dhbox/seed and run docker build -t thedhbox/seed:latest . if you want to build it yourself (takes 15 minutes or more).
  8. Run sudo manage build_database
  9. Run sudo python wsgi.py
  10. Navigate to site on http://localhost:80

If you are developing for DH Box, there are a few more steps:

  1. Install Node and Node Package Manager: apt-get install nodejs npm
  2. Install Gulp and Bower: npm install gulp bower
  3. Changes to the site go into the /src directory. Propagate changes with gulp build