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----- Original Message -----

> From: Nick M. Daly <nick.m.daly at gmail.com>
> To: Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com>; "freedombox-discuss at lists.alioth.debian.org" <freedombox-discuss at lists.alioth.debian.org>
> Cc: 
> Sent: Sunday, October 21, 2012 10:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [Freedombox-discuss] virtualbox image
> 
> Jonathan Wilkes writes:
> 
>>  Hello,
>>  ???? So I've got the virtualbox image booting.? What's the next 
> step
>>  to bringing up the browser interface (presumably on the host machine)?
> 
> :)
> 
> Hi Jonathan, thanks for testing!
> 
> The weekly image I'm building right now makes this a bit easier, but
> you'll want to do the following:
> 
> 1. Get your IP Address:
> 
> ? ?  [ log in as the root user, with password "freedom" ]
> ? ?  # ifconfig
> 
> ?  That'll tell you your box's IP address.? You'll need that later.
> 
> 2. Build Plinth:
> 
> ? ?  [ log in as the fbx user, with password "frdm" ]
> ? ?  $ cd ~/

I guess that should be cd ~/plinth ?

> ? ?  $ su -c "apt-get install python-bjsonrpc python-augeas"
> ? ?  $ make

Doesn't work.? I get "permission denied", and if I "make" as
root and do the chown trick below and try again I get the
attached png.? (Tried both with "0.0.0.0" and the default.)

> 
> 3. Edit the cfg.py file, replacing the host = "127.0.0.1" line with:
> 
> ? ? ? host = "0.0.0.0"
> 
> ?  That makes the web UI available to any computer.
> 
> 4. Now, try running the UI:
> 
> ? ?  $ ./plinth.py
> 
> ?  Now, on the host machine, point your browser to:
> 
> ? ?  $ http://(your box's ip address):8000
> 
> It should show you the UI.
> 
> 
> If you get some error about file permissions, do this as root:
> 
> ?  # chown -R fbx:fbx /home/fbx
> 
> Nick
> 
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