Lodge it is a simple open source pastebin... and it's written in Python!

The installation under debian/ubuntu goes as follows:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -uVf install python-imaging python-sqlalchemy python-jinja2 python-pybabel python-werkzeug python-simplejson
cd local
hg clone http://dev.pocoo.org/hg/lodgeit-main
cd lodgeit-main
vim manage.py

For debian squeeze you have to downgrade python-werkzeug, so get the old version of python-werkzeug from snapshot.debian.org at http://snapshot.debian.org/package/python-werkzeug/0.5.1-1/

wget http://snapshot.debian.org/archive/debian/20090808T041155Z/pool/main/p/python-werkzeug/python-werkzeug_0.5.1-1_all.deb

Modify the dburi and the SECRET_KEY. And launch application:

python manage.py runserver

Then off you go configure your apache or lighthttpd.

An easy (and dirty) way of running it at startup is to add the following command to the www-data crontab

@reboot cd /tmp/; nohup /usr/bin/python /usr/local/lodgeit-main/manage.py runserver &

This should of course be done in an init script.


Hopefully we'll find some time to package this nice webapp for debian/ubuntu.

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