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I'll need a little help for "Run an Imageboard"

Post by fliper4o » Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:22 am

Hey guys,

I was wondering about something like that so I've made a research. I've didn't but accidentally got that
"HOWTO: Run an Imageboard (e.g. 4Chan, 711Chan)"
https://x10hosting.com/community/thread ... an.109852/
I'm using a different free host. Using phpBB 3.2.1 (if matter).
But that guide is from the middle of 2010. Should I try it or search for some (up-to-date)/I'll do anyway/.
Any ideas? Do you know some?
IF I want to try it can you help me edit that define.
Source:
http://www.1chan.net/futallaby/index_old.html
http://wakaba.c3.cx/s/web/wakaba_kareha
//I'm thinking about a Wiki also, could be a similar ext :)

Thank you!

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Re: I'll need a little help for "Run an Imageboard"

Post by Toxyy » Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:08 am

It would be pretty difficult to format Phpbb to give it the functionality of an image board... There's a LOT that would have to change.

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Re: I'll need a little help for "Run an Imageboard"

Post by fliper4o » Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:18 am

No. I mean it will be a different part of a whole website.
So far I've got a homepage & forum and would like to have an image board & a wiki.
If anybody is willing to help me to install http://wakaba.c3.cx/s/web/wakaba_kareha would appreciate it.
Here is the http://wakaba.c3.cx/releases/Wakaba/readme.txt

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Welcome to Wakaba, pre-release version.

There's no proper documentation yet.

The script behaves a lot like futaba (http://www.2chan.net/script/) or 
futallaby (http://www.1chan.net/futallaby/). I stole most of the
translations from futallaby. Many thanks to thatdog for his work on that.

The script lives in a directory that needs to be writable by the web
server process. This might mean you need to set it to full permission,
777. It wants three subdirectories, src, thumb and res, and those need
to be writeable too.

Edit the config.pl files according to your needs. You should at least
configure the admin password and SQL settings.

For SQL backends, the script has been designed to be able to use either
mysql or sqlite. You'll need to install Perl drivers for the one you
choose. I've tried to keep down the number of external dependecies as
much as possible, but there are a few:

For thumbnailing, it tries, in this order, the PerlMagick module, the
external ImageMagick "convert" command, and finally the netpbm tools.
It also either needs the Digest::MD5 module, which is standard in
newer Perl versions but not in older, or the external "md5sum"
command. To make charset conversion work properly, you need Perl 5.8.0
or higher. On older perl versions, it tries to work entirely in ISO
Latin-1, but this is untested, like much else. Furthermore, you
should make your webserver send the proper charset code for the
pages the script creates. With Apache, make a .htaccess files with
"AddCharset utf-8 .html" in it.

When the script is run the first time, it tries to create its
databases, and make the first HTML page. Hopefully this works,
otherwise you might need to mess around with it in uncomfortable ways.
The admin interface as an option to re-make all the static HTML pages,
which is necessary if the script is moved, or if you change options in
the config file that affect the pages directly. If everything breaks
and you can't get to the admin interface, try accessing
http://.../wakaba.pl?action=rebuild&admin=ADMINPASSWORD

Well, good luck. Report problems and bugs to me at paracelsus@gmail.com.

- !WAHa.06x36
http://wakaba.c3.cx/docs/docs.html
WakabaQuickStart
  • Make sure your web server is set up for RunningPerlScripts.
  • Set up a database. See MysqlDatabase or SQLiteDatabase.
  • Make sure you have a thumbnailer installed. See ImageMagick or NetPBM.
  • Make sure the permissions are set correctly on the scripts and directories. See SettingPermissions.
  • Edit config.pl to your liking. At the very least, set up the database settings, the AdminPassword and the SecretString. See WakabaConfig.
  • Access wakaba.pl through a web browser. This should create the HTML pages and forward you to them if everything worked.
Duh...I will do my best with your help to make it work. If it's alright to say it I'm using 000Webhost as free forum host I'll ask for support there too but...they sux in my opinion to be honest, but I'll talk with them still.

Thanks

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Re: I'll need a little help for "Run an Imageboard"

Post by david63 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:55 am

Setting up and running software other than phpBB is outside the scope of this board - you should be asking for help at the place where you got the software.

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Re: I'll need a little help for "Run an Imageboard"

Post by fliper4o » Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:34 am

Yeah probably...
Just placed it in "General Discussion" if somebody is willing to help me or discuss it : )

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Re: I'll need a little help for "Run an Imageboard"

Post by fliper4o » Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:49 am

Hm...
I think my free web host do NOT support
  • Make sure your web server is set up for RunningPerlScripts.
  • Make sure you have a thumbnailer installed. See ImageMagick or NetPBM.
I'm looking for a new one & after that I'll try setup it + forum/database, etc move:)
If you know some & can recommend me feel free to pm me.

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