Vowel is a Virtual Online Workspace for Education and Learning.
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Lapwing.Org: Vowel


Vowel is a Virtual Online Workspace for Education and Learning.

The aim is to facilitate remote learning and training,
initially for further education and
company training organisations.


See CHANGELOG.rst for full list of changes.



- PostgreSQL (9.5 or greater)
- Redis (3.2 or greater)
- Python 3 (3.5 or greater)
- LibreOffice (5.0 or greater)
- Poppler (poppler-glib 0.45 or greater)
- Python 3 GOBject


- 1CPU core
- At least 20GB HDD/SSD for storage



#. Ensure the software requirements above are met and running
#. ``mkvirtualenv vowel``
#. ``git clone git@github.com:LapwingOrg/vowel.git && cd vowel``
#. ``pip install -r requirements.txt``
#. ``mkdir instance && cp config.py instance && nano instance/config.py``

- Setup you configuation options here,
such as PostgreSQL connection, file upload location, secret key, etc.
#. ``FLASK_APP=$(pwd)/run.py flask first_run``

- Enter admin email and password.
#. ``FLASK_APP=$(pwd)/run.py flask run``
#. Goto ```` and login.
#. Background workers will not run unless started,
recommended that they are run in separate terminals

- ``source "./deployment/rq_settings.conf"``
- ``source "./instance/rq_settings.conf"``
- ``~/virtualenvs/vowel/bin/rqworker -u "${RQ_REDIS_URL}" high default low &``
- ``~/virtualenvs/vowel/bin/rqscheduler -u "${RQ_REDIS_URL}" &``



#. Ensure the software requirements above are met and running
#. ``workon vowel && cd <PATH TO>/vowel``
#. ``pip install -r requirements.testing.txt``
#. ``nosetests -w testing/unittests``


Vowel is Copyright (C) 2015, 2016, 2017 Sam Black samwwwblack@lapwing.org.

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU Affero General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Affero General Public License
along with this program.
If not, see `http://www.gnu.org/licenses/ <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>`_.

Further licences are listed in the LICENCES directory.