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This page contain some jsreport related troubleshooting on ubuntu.

Installing nodejs

curl -sL | sudo -E bash -
sudo apt-get install -y nodejs

Fixing phantomjs

Official ubuntu distribution is missing some fonts jsreport needs to be able to render pdf reports. Use following to include them.

sudo apt-get install build-essential chrpath git-core libssl-dev libfontconfig1-dev

more info

npm start

Use npm to start the server on https://localhost

sudo npm start --production

Change the port in config file or directly through command line and run also without sudo

npm start --production -- --httpsPort=0 --httpPort=3000

Start jsreport as daemon

Create conf file /etc/init/jsreport.conf

start on startup
chdir [working directory]
exec sudo npm start --production

And add execution rights to it

chmod -x jsreport.conf

Installing mongodb

jsreport uses embeded file system based storage and you don't need mongodb to run it. This is only optional.

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// --recv 7F0CEB10
echo 'deb dist 10gen' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mongodb.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install mongodb-org
sudo apt-get install mongodb-org=2.6.1 mongodb-org-server=2.6.1 mongodb-org-shell=2.6.1 mongodb-org-mongos=2.6.1 mongodb-org-tools=2.6.1
sudo /etc/init.d/mongod start

more info

Installing git

sudo apt-get install git

Clone github repository

git clone