Installing Rivendell

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Rivendell Broadcast Appliance CD (CentOS 64 bit only)

The easiest way to install Rivendell is to use the Rivendell Broadcast Appliance CD which is based on the CentOS operating system (64 bit only). It can be downloaded from here.

The Rivendell Broadcast Appliance CD installs a pre-configured Linux Operating System and the complete Rivendell Radio Automation System software package on your computer. It will completely replace any operating systems and other data installed on the target system. It is vital that any existing data that needs to be retained be backed up to external media before beginning the installation!

If you download and install the Appliance CD there is no need to read any of the other information on this page! Simply follow the installation instructions on the Rivendell Broadcast Appliance CD webpage.

After you have installed the Rivendell Broadcasting Appliance CD you should follow the instructions in the post installation configuration tasks.

Live CD

Alternatively you can use a Live CD installer, so that you can test it out without installing the software.

Arch Linux

There is a package available in the AUR.

Debian

Rivendell on Debian 6 (Squeeze). This is intended as a beginners guide that will walk you through getting Rivendell, JACK and Pulse Audio working with Debian 6. It is screen shot and explanation heavy.

Debian packages are available from the repository at debian.tryphon.org. Detailed instructions to Install under Debian.

Gentoo

There are ebuilds are in the pro-audio overlay, see Install under Gentoo for more information.

OSX

Install_Rivendell_on_OSX

RHEL/CentOS

RHEL_6_Install_from_RPM

CentOS 6 Notes

Install Rivendell 1.7.2 on RHEL/CentOS 5.6 from source

SUSE

SUSE packages can be downloaded from the main Rivendell website in the download section.

Ubuntu

Ubuntu packages are available from the repository at debian.tryphon.org. Detailed instructions are available here.

The easiest way to install Rivendell using Ubuntu is to use the RRAbuntu Live CD installer. You can also test it out without installing the software.

A complete guide for installing Rivendell on Ubuntu 11.04 can be found here.

Other linux distros

You can install Rivendell by compiling from source for other linux distros. Source code is available with instructions in a tarball or zip file on the main Rivendell website in the download section.

Downloading Rivendell Source from CVS

See Downloading Rivendell Source from CVS

Compiling Rivendell from Source

See Compiling Rivendell from Source

Duplicating an installed machine for rollout

See Duplicating an installed machine for rollout (.deb/dpkg based distros like Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint)

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