Appendix C. Installing Trac

This appendix covers detailed, step-by-step instructions for installing Trac and its dependencies, and covers Microsoft Windows and Linux. Trac needs to be installed on your server. You will use a web browser to access it from other machines.

Trac is very easy to install, but has a number of dependencies that must be satisfied first. As Trac is written in Python, our first requirement is obvious. There are several versions of Python available, but the recommended version is 2.4. For data storage Trac can use a variety of databases. SQLite was the only original option, and remains the most popular, primarily because it is the easiest to configure. For these reasons the instructions that follow assume you will also use ...

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