TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library

MoinMoin

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Wiki Engine

MoinMoin is an easy to use and extensible Wiki engine implemented in Python with a large community of users. MoinMoin's storage mechanism are flat files and folders, rather than a database. This makes it easy to manipulate the content in a text editor on the server if necessary, including managing revisions if the wiki gets attacked by spammers.

Stable version: 13.0 (changelog)

This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:

  • MoinMoin configurations:
    • Installed from package management
    • Wiki data maintained in /var/www/moin/mywiki
    • Enabled FCKeditor by default (ease of use)
    • Use Apache WSGI (performance)
    • Added spellchecker with English dictionary
    • Set character encoding to utf-8 (internationalization)
    • Set logo image to moinmoin logo and set default theme to rightsidebar (user experience).
  • SSL support out of the box.
  • Postfix MTA (bound to localhost) to allow sending of email (e.g., password recovery).
  • Webmin modules for configuring Apache2 and Postfix.
  • FCKeditor enabled by default. If required, it can be disabled like this:
    sed -i "s|editor_force = False|editor_force = True|" /etc/moin/mywiki.py
    /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Credentials (passwords set at first boot):

  • Webmin, Webshell, SSH, MySQL: username root
  • MoinMoin: username admin