Install DSpace 6.x on Ubuntu 18.04 -Step 1

Install DSpace 6.x on Ubuntu 18.04 -Step 1

August 11, 2021 Dspace Databases Opensource Postgresql 0
Install DSpace 6.x

Install Dspace 6.x prerequisite applications

Below is the the first steps on how to Install Dspace 6.x Digital Repository.

Open  Applications > Accessories > Terminal and execute the following commands. Apply following commands,

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Install vim Editor, Java JDK, Postgresql, ant and Maven

sudo apt install vim openjdk-8-jdk ant maven postgresql

Login to PostgreSQL and create the database

sudo su postgres

createuser --username=postgres --no-superuser --pwprompt dspace

Enter a password for new role: [Enter a password e.g. dspace]

Shall the new role be allowed to create more new roles? (y/n) n

[Enter n and press enter button]

createdb --username=postgres --owner=dspace --encoding=UNICODE -T template0 dspace
psql --username=postgres dspace -c "CREATE EXTENSION pgcrypto;"


Open the following file,

sudo vim /etc/postgresql/9.6/main/pg_hba.conf

Add this line to the configuration file at the end:

local all dspace md5

save and close the file

Restart PostgreSQL :

sudo /etc/init.d/postgresql restart


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