How to Install Dspace-6.3 on Ubuntu MATE 22.04 LTS and Install same server in Koha


Install Ubuntu MATE

Koha officially supports Ubuntu MATE. Download Ubuntu-MATE-20.04.1-desktop(amd64 bit) from the following link,

Burn the Ubuntu MATE ISO image to a Pen Drive/CD/DVD. Insert the medium, change the boot option of the computer and start the installation process of Ubuntu. Visit the link to familiar with the Ubuntu MATE installation.

Open Terminal on your Ubuntu machine for Dspace installation.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Install Git.

sudo apt-get install git

Check git Version. 

git --version

Add git Key. 

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa

Upgrade git version. 

sudo apt update; apt install git
Install Java. 
sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jdk

Install Maven. 

sudo apt-get install maven
Install ant. 
sudo apt-get install ant

 Install Postgresql.

Add Postgresql Source file location.

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb $(lsb_release -cs)-pgdg main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pgdg.list'

Add Postgresql Key

wget --quiet -O - | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update

Install Postgresql -9.6 Version

sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.6
sudo su postgres

Create Postgres Username and Password.

createuser --username=postgres --no-superuser --pwprompt dspace
Create Database. 
createdb --username=postgres --owner=dspace --encoding=UNICODE -T template0 dspace
psql --username=postgres dspace -c "CREATE EXTENSION pgcrypto;"

Open the following postgresql, pg_hba.conf file.

sudo gedit /etc/postgresql/9.6/main/pg_hba.conf

Add this below line to the configuration file at the end.

local 	all 		dspace 					md5

Restart PostgreSQL

sudo /etc/init.d/postgresql restart
Create a DSpace User.
sudo useradd -m dspace
sudo passwd dspace
sudo mkdir /dspace
sudo chown dspace /dspace
sudo mkdir /build
sudo chmod -R 777 /build
cd /build

Download the Dspace-6.3 version folder.


Unzip the download Dspace-6.3 version folder.

tar -zxf dspace-6.3-src-release.tar.gz 

Build the download Dapace-6.3 version folder.

sudo gedit /build/dspace-6.3-src-release/dspace-api/pom.xml

[remove 1.4 plugin]  line number 103 to 105

<goal>create</goal >

Installation of DSpace-6.3 version.

cd /build/dspace-6.3-src-release
sudo mvn -U package
cd dspace/target/dspace-installer

 Install Apache tomcat-8.5.82

sudo ant fresh_install
cd /opt

Tomcat Download file path Location.

sudo wget

Unzip the download Tomcat folder.

sudo tar xvzf apache-tomcat-8.5.83.tar.gz

Rename folder apache-tomcat-8.5.82” to “tomcat

Move tomcat folder.

sudo mv apache-tomcat-8.5.83 tomcat

Tomcat reading permission. 

sudo rm apache-tomcat-8.5.83.tar.gz

Open the following file. 

sudo gedit /etc/profile

Add following lines at the bottom of the file. 

export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-8-openjdk-amd64
export CATALINA_HOME=/opt/tomcat

Dspace and Tomcat file configuration Permission.

sudo cp -r /dspace/webapps/* /opt/tomcat/webapps

Edit the Tomcat init.d  file and Add the Below Scripts. 

sudo gedit /etc/init.d/tomcat

[add this script]

# Provides: 		tomcat8
# Required-Start: 	$network
# Required-Stop: 	$network
# Default-Start: 	2 3 4 5
# Default-Stop : 	0 1 6
# Short-Description: Start/Stop Tomcat server


start() {
sh /opt/tomcat/bin/

stop() {
sh /opt/tomcat/bin/

case $1 in
  start|stop) $1;;
  restart) stop; start;;
  *) echo "Run as $0 <start|stop|restart>"; exit 1;;

Tomcat permission.

sudo chmod +x /etc/init.d/tomcat
sudo update-rc.d tomcat defaults

Now you can Restart Tomcat.

sudo service tomcat start

Create the Dspace Administrator 

sudo /dspace/bin/dspace create-administrator

It will ask to enter the email address for user login.

Enter Your email Id : dspace@localhost

first & last name : dspace

password & confirm password : dspace

Continue: Yes

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I hope this tutorial will help you to install the DSpace in Ubuntu MATE22.4 LTS.

Thank you so much.

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