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How to import SE dump into Askbot?

Use git to check out source:

git clone git://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel.git yousitename

For now please do use "master" branch, or use the other one if you are OK with experimenting (experimental branch - has full text search disabled - will be merged after the fix)

or just download the tar or zip file here.

Install askbot (instructions in file INSTALL work - I've checked them last time). Minimally you'll need to enter database type, password and user name, and set up other details thereafter.

Double-check that the thing work. For *nix command is:

python manage.py runserver `hostname -i`:8989

After that for production you will need to configure the webserver, details for Apache are in the answer below.

SE dump read

Open file settings.py and uncomment line:

How to import SE dump into Askbot?

Use git to check out get the source:

git clone git://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel.git yousitename

For now please do use "master" branch, or use the other one if you are OK with experimenting (experimental branch - has full text search disabled - will be merged after the fix)

or just download the tar or zip file here.

Install askbot (instructions Open file settings.py and uncomment line

  #'stackexchange',

This is first extra instruction in addition to what's in INSTALL (there are only two extra steps). This one will add SE loader application to the list of installed apps.

Follow instructions in file INSTALL work - I've checked them last time). INSTALL.

Minimally you'll need to

cp settings_local.py.dist settings_local.py

enter database type, password and user name, and set up other details thereafter.

Double-check that the thing work. For *nix command is:

python manage.py runserver `hostname -i`:8989

After that for production you will need to configure the webserver, details for Apache are in the answer below.

SE dump read

Open file settings.py and uncomment line:unzip your dump into some directory, say my-se-dump

then run

python manage.py load_stackexchange my-se-dump

Hopefully that will be all - I've tested this on MySQL only.

You have any difficulties - please by all means drop a note right here.

Yep is is a bit dorky at the moment - will be fixed well before your SE site expires :).

Cheers!

How to import SE dump into Askbot?

Use git to get the source:

git clone git://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel.git yousitename

For now please do use "master" branch, or use the other one if you are OK with experimenting (experimental branch - with the new interface has full text search disabled - will be merged after the fix)fix in about a week - don't give up on askbot :)

or just download the tar or zip file here.

Open file settings.py and uncomment line

  #'stackexchange',

This is first extra instruction in addition to what's in INSTALL (there are only two extra steps). This one will add SE loader application to the list of installed apps.

Follow instructions in file INSTALL.

Minimally you'll need to

cp settings_local.py.dist settings_local.py

enter database type, password and user name, and set up other details thereafter.

Double-check that the thing work. For *nix command is:

python manage.py runserver `hostname -i`:8989

After that for production you will need to configure the webserver, details for Apache are in the answer below.

SE dump read

unzip your dump into some directory, say my-se-dump

then run

python manage.py load_stackexchange my-se-dump

Hopefully that will be all - I've tested this on MySQL only.

You have any difficulties - please by all means drop a note right here.

Yep is is a bit dorky at the moment - will be fixed well way before your SE site expires :).

Cheers!

How to import SE dump into Askbot?

Use git to get the source:

git clone git://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel.git yousitename

For now please do use "master" branch, or use the other one if you are OK with experimenting (experimental branch with the new interface has full text search disabled - will be merged after the fix in about a week - don't give up on askbot :)

or just download the tar or zip file here.

Open file settings.py and uncomment line delete the # character before 'stackexchange':

  #'stackexchange',

This is first extra instruction in addition to what's in INSTALL (there are only two extra steps). This one will add SE loader application to the list of installed apps.

Follow instructions in file INSTALL.

Minimally you'll need to

cp settings_local.py.dist settings_local.py

enter database type, password and user name, and set up other details thereafter.

Double-check that the thing work. For *nix command is:

python manage.py runserver `hostname -i`:8989

After that for production you will need to configure the webserver, details for Apache are in the answer below.

SE dump read

unzip your dump into some directory, say my-se-dump

then runrun (the second extra instruction)

python manage.py load_stackexchange my-se-dump

Hopefully that will be all - I've tested this on MySQL only.

You have any difficulties - please by all means drop a note right here.

Yep is is a bit dorky at the moment - will be fixed way before your SE site expires :).

Cheers!

How to import SE dump into Askbot?

Use git to get the source:

git clone git://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel.git yousitename

Please choose some distinct name for "yoursitename". Do not call it test, forum or anything else suspiciously non-descript - that's because some python modules might use that name and you might get strange errors.

For now please do use "master" branch, or use the other one if you are OK with experimenting (experimental branch with the new interface has full text search disabled - will be merged after the fix in about a week - don't give up on askbot :)

or just download the tar or zip file here.

Open file settings.py and delete the # character before 'stackexchange':

  #'stackexchange',

This is the first extra instruction in addition to what's in INSTALL (there are only two extra steps). This one will add SE loader application to the list of installed apps.

Follow instructions in file INSTALL.

Minimally you'll need to

cp settings_local.py.dist settings_local.py

enter database type, password and user name, and set up other details thereafter.

Double-check that the thing work. For *nix command is:

python manage.py runserver `hostname -i`:8989

After that for production you will need to configure the webserver, details for Apache are in the answer below.

SE dump read

unzip your dump into some directory, say my-se-dump

then run (the second extra instruction)

python manage.py load_stackexchange my-se-dump

Hopefully that will be all - I've tested this on MySQL only.

You have any difficulties - please by all means drop a note right here.

Yep is is a bit dorky at the moment - will be fixed way before your SE site expires :).

Cheers!

How to import SE dump into Askbot?

Use git to get the source:

git clone git://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel.git yousitename

Please choose some distinct name for "yoursitename". Do not call it test, forum or anything else suspiciously non-descript - that's because some python modules might use that name and you might get strange errors.

For now please do use "master" branch, or use the other one if you are OK with experimenting (experimental branch with the new interface has full text search disabled - will be merged after the fix in about a week - don't give up on askbot :)

or just download the tar or zip file here.

Open file settings.py and delete the # character before 'stackexchange':

  #'stackexchange',

This is the first extra instruction in addition to what's in INSTALL (there are only two extra steps). This one will add SE loader application to the list of installed apps.

Follow instructions in file INSTALL.

Minimally you'll need to

cp settings_local.py.dist settings_local.py

enter database type, password and user name, and set up other details thereafter.

Double-check that the thing work. For *nix command is:

python manage.py runserver `hostname -i`:8989

After that for production you will need to configure the webserver, details for Apache are will be in the answer below.a separate answer.

SE dump read

unzip your dump into some directory, say my-se-dump

then run (the second extra instruction)

python manage.py load_stackexchange my-se-dump

Hopefully that will be all - I've tested this on MySQL only.

You have any difficulties - please by all means drop a note right here.

Yep is is a bit dorky at the moment - will be fixed way before your SE site expires :).

Cheers!

How to import SE dump into Askbot?

Use git to get the source:

git clone git://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel.git yousitename

Please choose some distinct name for "yoursitename". Do not call it test, forum or anything else suspiciously non-descript - that's because some python modules might use that name and you might get strange errors.

For now please do use "master" branch, or use the other one if you are OK with experimenting (experimental branch with the new interface has full text search disabled - will be merged after the fix in about a week - don't give up on askbot :)

or just download the tar or zip file here.

Open file settings.py and delete the # character before 'stackexchange':

  #'stackexchange',

This is the first extra instruction in addition to what's in INSTALL (there are only two extra steps). This one will add SE loader application to the list of installed apps.

Follow instructions in file INSTALL.

Minimally you'll need to

cp settings_local.py.dist settings_local.py

enter database type, password and user name, and set up other details thereafter.

Double-check that the thing work. For *nix command is:

python manage.py runserver `hostname -i`:8989

After that for production you will need to configure the webserver, details for Apache will be in a separate answer."question".

SE dump read

unzip your dump into some directory, say my-se-dump

then run (the second extra instruction)

python manage.py load_stackexchange my-se-dump

Hopefully that will be all - I've tested this on MySQL only.

You have any difficulties - please by all means drop a note right here.

Yep is is a bit dorky at the moment - will be fixed way before your SE site expires :).

Cheers!

How to import SE dump into Askbot?

Use git to get the source:

git clone git://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel.git yousitename

Please choose some distinct name for "yoursitename". Do not call it test, forum or anything else suspiciously non-descript - that's because some python modules might use that name and you might get strange errors.

For now please do use "master" branch, branch (it's checked out by git or download automatically), or use the other one if you are OK with experimenting (experimental branch with the new interface has full text search disabled - will be merged after the fix in about a week - don't give up on askbot :)

or just download the tar or zip file here.

Open file settings.py and delete the # character before 'stackexchange':

  #'stackexchange',

This is the first extra instruction in addition to what's in INSTALL (there are only two extra steps). This one will add SE loader application to the list of installed apps.

Follow instructions in file INSTALL.

Minimally you'll need to

cp settings_local.py.dist settings_local.py

enter database type, password and user name, and set up other details thereafter.

Double-check that the thing work. For *nix command is:

python manage.py runserver `hostname -i`:8989

After that for production you will need to configure the webserver, details for Apache will be in a separate "question".

SE dump read

unzip your dump into some directory, say my-se-dump

then run (the second extra instruction)

python manage.py load_stackexchange my-se-dump

Hopefully that will be all - I've tested this on MySQL only.

You have any difficulties - please by all means drop a note right here.

Yep is is a bit dorky at the moment - will be fixed way before your SE site expires :).

Cheers!

How to import SE dump into Askbot?

Use git to get the source:

git clone git://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel.git yousitename

Please choose some distinct name for "yoursitename". Do not call it test, forum or anything else suspiciously non-descript - that's because some python modules might use that name and you might get strange errors.

For now please do use "master" branch (it's checked out by git or download automatically), or use the other one if you are OK with experimenting (experimental branch with the new interface has full text search disabled - will be merged after the fix in about a week - don't give up on askbot :)

or just download the tar or zip file here.

Open file settings.py and delete the # character before 'stackexchange':

  #'stackexchange',

This is the first extra instruction in addition to what's in INSTALL (there are only two extra steps). This one will add SE loader application to the list of installed apps.

Follow instructions in file INSTALL.

Minimally you'll need to

cp settings_local.py.dist settings_local.py

enter database type, password and user name, and set up other details thereafter.

Double-check that the thing work. For *nix command is:

python manage.py runserver `hostname -i`:8989

After that for production you will need to configure the webserver, details for Apache will be in a separate "question".

SE dump read

unzip your dump into some directory, say my-se-dump

then run (the second extra instruction)

python manage.py load_stackexchange my-se-dump

Hopefully that will be all - I've tested this on MySQL only.

You have any difficulties - please by all means drop a note right here.

Yep is is a bit dorky at the moment - will be fixed way before your SE site expires :).

Also if you trust me - you can send the dump to evgeny.fadeev@gmail.com and I'll import it for you.

Cheers!

How to import SE dump into Askbot?

Use git to get the source:

git clone git://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel.git yousitename

Please choose some distinct name for "yoursitename". Do not call it test, forum or anything else suspiciously non-descript - that's because some python modules might use that name and you might get strange errors.

For now please do use "master" branch (it's checked out by git or download automatically), or use the other one if you are OK with experimenting (experimental branch with the new interface has full text search disabled - will be merged after the fix in about a week - don't give up on askbot :)

or just download the tar or zip file here.

Open file settings.py and delete the # character before 'stackexchange':

  #'stackexchange',

This What is the first extra instruction in addition current method to what's in INSTALL (there are only two extra steps). This one will add SE loader application to the list of installed apps.

Follow instructions in file INSTALL.

Minimally you'll need to

cp settings_local.py.dist settings_local.py

enter database type, password and user name, and set up other details thereafter.

Double-check that the thing work. For *nix command is:

python manage.py runserver `hostname -i`:8989

After that for production you will need to configure the webserver, details for Apache will be in a separate "question".

SE dump read

unzip your dump import STACKEXCHANGE site into some directory, say my-se-dump

then run (the second extra instruction)

python manage.py load_stackexchange my-se-dump

Hopefully that will be all - I've tested this on MySQL only.

You have any difficulties - please by all means drop a note right here.

Yep is is a bit dorky at the moment - will be fixed way before your SE site expires :).

Also if you trust me - you can send the dump to evgeny.fadeev@gmail.com and I'll import it for you.

Cheers!Askbot?

How to import SE dump into Askbot?

What is the current method to import STACKEXCHANGE site into Askbot?

How long will the process take?

What is imported and what is lost?