Installing Isso From Source
Isso is a lightweight open source commenting server. Sometimes changes to an open source program can take a while to make it into a packaged version. Let’s install Isso from source and get the latest fixes and features.
The documentation can be tricky. Here’s my Installing this way can allow you to grok the most important commands for later installations. approach at installing. I’m using Alpine Linux version 3.10.0 Linux, but the distribution doesn’t matter.
In essence the installation process can be Don't forget to create a separate user for Isso. to these crucial commands.
mkdir /opt/isso cd /opt/isso git clone https://github.com/posativ/isso . python3 -m venv . source bin/activate python setup.py develop npm install bower requirejs jade PATH=$PATH:/opt/isso/node_modules/.bin make init make js touch isso.conf isso --version
# Isso configuration file # vim: set filetype=ini [general] dbpath = /opt/isso/isso-comments.db name = example.com host = https://example.com/ max-age = 15m notify = stdout [admin] enabled = true password = changethis [moderation] enabled = false purge-after = 30d [server] reload = off profile = off listen = http://127.0.0.1:8100 #public-endpoint = https://example.com/isso [smtp] username = password = host = localhost port = 587 security = starttls to = from = timeout = 10 [guard] enabled = true ratelimit = 2 direct-reply = 3 reply-to-self = false require-email = false require-author = false [markup] options = strikethrough, autolink, fenced_code, no_intra_emphasis allowed-elements = allowed-attributes = [hash] salt = GkSOkjoIPI2GvAlnxwUsMiwn algorithm = pbkdf2
If you’re trying this on Alpine Linux, then the following These vary across different distributions, but can be cross referenced without much ado. are needed.
apk add git python3 gcc python3-dev musl-dev libffi-dev npm make