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README.md

Avalon Media System

Avalon Media System is an open source system for managing large collections of digital audio and video. The project is led by the libraries of Indiana University and Northwestern University with funding in part by a three-year National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Build Status

For more information and regular project updates visit the Avalon blog.

Installing Avalon Media System

Instructions on how to get a local installation of Avalon Media System installed on your system are available for Linux and OS X.

Getting started

The following steps will let you run the avalon stack locally in order to explore the out-of-the-box functionality or do basic development.

  • Ensure that you're running one of the Ruby versions listed in under rvm in ".travis.yml".
  • git submodule init
  • git submodule update
  • Install Mediainfo cli
  • Copy config/avalon.yml.example to config/avalon.yml and change as necessary
  • Copy config/authentication.yml.example to config/authentication.yml
  • Copy config/controlled_vocabulary.yml.example to config/controlled_vocabulary.yml
  • Setup config/secrets.yml
  • rake avalon:services:start
  • rake db:migrate
  • rake db:test:prepare
  • rake spec
  • rails s
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