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Add link to Ubuntu complete install instructions. Give some more context in the Quick Start.
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@@ -10,26 +10,30 @@ Shiny Server is a server program that makes [Shiny](http://shiny.rstudio.org/) a
* Free and open source ([AGPLv3](http://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl-3.0.html) license)
* **Experimental quality. Use at your own risk!**
-## Prerequisites
+## Installing
+
+(Ubuntu users: [this wiki page](https://github.com/rstudio/shiny-server/wiki/Ubuntu-step-by-step-install-instructions) lists all the commands that are needed to install the prerequisites and Shiny Server.)
-A Linux server, with the following installed:
+You'll need a Linux server, with the following prerequisites installed:
* [Node.js 0.8.16 or later](http://nodejs.org)
* For Ubuntu, we have found [these instructions](https://github.com/joyent/node/wiki/Installing-Node.js-via-package-manager) to work well.
* For Red Hat/CentOS, we recommend [installing from source](https://github.com/joyent/node/wiki/Installation).
* [R 2.15 or later](http://www.r-project.org)
-* [Shiny](https://github.com/rstudio/shiny) R package, installed into the site-wide library. This is one easy way to do that:<br/>
+* [Shiny](https://github.com/rstudio/shiny) R package, **installed into the machine-wide site library**. This is one easy way to do that:<br/>
```
sudo su - -c "R -e \"install.packages('shiny', repos='http://cran.rstudio.com/')\""
```
-## Installing
+Now you're ready to install Shiny Server:
* Run as root (or `sudo`): `npm install -g shiny-server`
-* Optional: Create a config file (see below).
+* Optional: Create a config file (see below)
## Quick start
+If you don't create a configuration file, Shiny Server will use a [hardcoded default config](https://github.com/rstudio/shiny-server/blob/master/config/default.config). Follow these instructions to prepare your machine to run with these default settings.
+
Run as root (or `sudo`):
```

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