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Blackboard Learn Administration by Terry Patterson

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Installing the Blackboard Learn application

Let's start with the installation:

  1. Blackboard Learn Installer can be started by opening a command window and going into the folder where our installer resides. The following commands are executed:

    Here's the command for Windows:

    C:\Bb-Installers>java –jar bb-as-windows-[version#].jar
    

    Here's the command for Linux and Solaris:

    root@blackboard:home/bbuser/bb-installers$ java –jar bb-as-unix-[version#].jar
    

    So there are three different options. Windows users and those Linux and Solaris users who are logged in to a GUI desktop, will get the installer window. Linux and Solaris users who are using command line, will receive a text-based installer. This makes it sound like only Linux and Solaris users get the text-based ...

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