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Plone 3 Products Development Cookbook by Marcos F. Romero, Juan Pablo Giménez

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Installing Plone on Linux

Now that we have a valid Python version, we can install Plone.

Note

There is an alternate and very handy method to install Plone on Linux (and Mac and Windows) called Unified Installer. It is a bundle that installs not only Zope and Plone, but also Python and other necessary packages. If you want to try it, go to http://plone.org/download and download the version of your choice.

Getting ready

ZopeSkel is a Python package that provides development templates for Zope and Plone. It will help us at several different stages of our projects. We will use it here to create a buildout environment. First, we must be sure we have it properly installed:

  1. Activate your just installed Python 2.4 (or whatever version you have installed) ...

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