RE: Free/open source knowledge base system

Subject: RE: Free/open source knowledge base system
From: Megan Golding <mgolding -at- secureworks -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: 01 Jul 2002 11:26:31 -0400

On Mon, 2002-07-01 at 11:12, Darren Barefoot wrote:
> I'm looking for a simple, straight-forward system here--no frills and
> nothing fancy. If me and the IS guys can't set it up in a day, and if I
> can't get our existing small set of data into it in another day, then it
> probably won't be worth doing.

Just a moment ago, I posted a suggestion for something known as TWiki
(see After seeing Darren's comment above about "easy
to set up", I want to add the following:

I am not a systems administrator and have only moderate Linux knowledge.
TWiki took me about 4 hours of fiddling around on my local workstation
and another hour to install on the server. Their instructions are
wonderful (see

I'd say a sysadmin with some experience could install it in less than 2


Megan Golding (mgolding -at- secureworks -dot- net)
SecureWorks, Inc.

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