“ManagingNews”, setup and usage.

1. Description

http://managingnews.com/ is a RSS/Atom based news tracker with search, republishing and mapping.

Features

  • Aggregate RSS/Atom news
  • Show news as list or on a map
  • Search news
  • Republish news by bundling articles into channels
  • Configurable location tagging
  • Configurable maps

2. Why using it ?

It looks to be a great RSS product that can help to track INFOSEC events and news over the globe.

3. Setup (Ubuntu)

login as: root

~# mysqladmin create news
~# mysql
mysql> GRANT SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, CREATE, DROP, INDEX, ALTER on news.* to 'newsadmin'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'PASSWD_CHANGE_ME';
mysql> flush privileges;
mysql> exit
~# wget http://managingnews.com/files/managingnews-1.2.zip
~# unzip managingnews-1.2.zip
~# mv managingnews-1.2/* /var/www/
~# cd /var/www/sites/default/
/var/www/sites/default# cp default.settings.php settings.php
/var/www/sites/default# mkdir files
/var/www/sites/default# chmod a+w files
/var/www/sites# cd ..
/var/www# chown -R root:www-data *
/var/www# cd /var/www/sites/default/
/var/www/sites/default# chmod 775 settings.php
/var/www/sites/default# apt-get install php5-mysql php5-gd
/var/www/sites/default# /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Connect on the site http://yoursite/install.php and follow the wizard

Nota : a step-by-step tutorial here.

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