Installing CorneliOS Web OS on Rackspace Cloud Sites is easy as the ultimate Cloud Platform is quite easy and very much flexible. Here is step by step guide. You might be interested to real the guide on Installing ownCloud on Rackspace Cloud Sites, which we will cross reference for Installing CorneliOS Web OS guide.
Installing CorneliOS Web OS on Rackspace Cloud Sites : Preface
CorneliOS is multi-user on browser Web Operating System written in Perl. Rackspace Cloud Sites supports CGI/Perl scripting. So it is just matter of few steps to configure that is what we will describe on this Installing CorneliOS Web OS on Rackspace Cloud Sites guide.
The needed tools are basic, which we usually use those will be used for Installing CorneliOS Web OS on Rackspace Cloud Sites too :
- The software package for Installing CorneliOS Web OS on Rackspace Cloud Sites which you will get here, its Open Source
- Rackspace Cloud Sites Account
- An empty domain or Subdomain, there should be nothing web/content directory
Installing CorneliOS Web OS on Rackspace Cloud Sites : Steps
After downloading the package, uncompress on your desktop or any suitable place. Open WinSCP and go to cgi-bin directory :
It is not content directory where we usually upload the softwares. After decompressing the files, you will see these files and folders on your desktop :
Normally we upload all the files and folders. But for Installing CorneliOS Web OS on Rackspace Cloud Sites, we will only upload the software.zip and installer.pl file to cgi-bin directory within WinSCP :
So, I dragged and dropped these two files from the computer’s folder to cgi-bin directory. You have to CHMOD these two files to 0755 ; that is the status should be rwxr-xr-x. It is very easy. Right on each file one by one. Click Select the Properties option and a dialog will appear :
You should check the boxes to make it 0777. Thats it.
Running the installer for Installing CorneliOS Web OS
Simply opening the main installer file on browser pointing to :
Will start and automatically complete the installation. You do not have to do anything. It will show a log on the browser webpage indicating the installation is complete. A default welcome message will show if you point browser to the domain. Now point to :
The default password is root. Change to your own one.
You can go to full screen mode by pointing to :
Or you can get desktop mode :
Thats it. We have completed Installing CorneliOS Web OS on Rackspace Cloud Sites.