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Kiwix - Offline Wikipedia

As you answered to one of the previous question threads related to Offline Wikipedia, i tried it out. The run_hindi_wiki was in shell script. I then converted it into Executable. On running it chromium browser came up with "http://localhost:9000/" in its address bar and the page displayed no document was found at this address. Kindly provide possible solutions.


FOSSEE Laptop 11-02-16, 7:41 p.m. sai

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Are you using FOSSEE Laptop? Because the kiwix_servebinary will only work on ARM-based machines. 


Are you running the files from external sdcard? If so, it will not work. Please copy the content to home directory. 
Sorry, I couldn't duplicate this error at my end, how did you executed the file? Do you have anything else running on localhost? 

11-02-16, 9:31 p.m. Srikant

Yes Sir, i have copied the extracted folder to the Fossee Laptop. And then i executed the run_hindi_wiki by double clicking it and selecting Run from the option.


12-02-16, 10:58 a.m. sai

You have to click on 'Execute' option in the dialog box (Not 'Execute in Terminal'). Hope it solves. 


12-02-16, 1:45 p.m. Srikant

Got it running. The mistake i did was i had extracted the tar in the /home/student directory instead of /home . Now its working i.e. from the home directory. Thanks a lot!


13-02-16, 3:19 p.m. sai

Great!
But it should work from /home/student directory as well. 


13-02-16, 4:19 p.m. Srikant

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