Installing RTFM on RT/Ubuntu 6.06

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RTFM is the FAQ Manager for RT.

To install it on Ubuntu with RT installed, you first need to download it from here. The latest version when I wrote this was 2.2.1.

Once you have it on the ubuntu server, untar the item (tar zxf RTFM...tar.gz) and change into that directory.

Now run the following command:

ln -s /usr/sbin/rt-setup-database /usr/local/share/request-tracker3.6/

Now run the following 3 commands in succession:

perl Makefile.PL
make install
make initdb

The last one will prompt you twice for the password for the rtuser which you should enter.

Now reload apache with


RTFM will now be installed and available for use.