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Installing CKAN on Debian Jessie or Debian Stretch
Required dependencies for CKAN are mono and the development libraries of libcurl:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install mono-complete ca-certificates libcurl4-openssl-dev
See SSL certificate errors if you encounter errors related to certificates.
Download the latest release of CKAN.
You can run CKAN with the Mono interpreter:
Or to run without including mono in the command, run this once to make ckan.exe executable:
chmod 755 ckan.exe
Then you can run it directly:
Meta key bug
An unresolved bug in mono can cause a crash when pressing the meta (windows/super) key. This can be prevented by starting ckan with:
mono --verify-all <path/to/ckan.exe> [ckan options]
As of the 1.24-PRE-1 release, the .deb package installs ckan.exe at
/usr/bin/ckan is a shell script). Please note that this method has not been extensively tested with ckan.
More information on using the client is also available.