Yes, we do recommend that you uninstall previous versions of Greenstone before
installing a new version. Please take Paul's advice and backup any collections
you have created first, however.
"H□ctor Aracena M." wrote:
> I've downloaded version 2.41 in my Windows XP machine, a P4 computer with
> 504 MB RAM and 40 GB HD. The comoyter has version 2.40 installed and working
> When I try to run the Windows Installer for the version 2.41 the following
> message appears:
> Internal error 2254, feature
> ... and the installation process got interrupted.
> □It is necessary to uninstall previous versions of Greenstone?
> H□ctor Aracena M.
> Bibliotecario Documentalista
> Supervisor de Catalogaci□n
> Sistema de Servicios de Informaci□n y Bibliotecas
> Universidad de Chile.
> Santiago, Chile
> F: 678 2551
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Dewsnip" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>;
> Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2003 5:43 AM
> Subject: [greenstone-users] Greenstone v2.41 released
> > Hello everyone,
> > We're pleased to announce the release of new Linux/Windows/Source
> > distributions of Greenstone (version 2.41). These are available for
> > download now from our sourceforge page
> > (http://sourceforge.net/projects/greenstone). From tomorrow there will
> > also be links to these files on our homepage
> > (http://www.greenstone.org).
> > This release features many improvements to the core Greenstone software,
> > including support for displaying all the values assigned to one metadata
> > element, a plugin for processing CDS/ISIS databases, improvements to the
> > DateList classifier, the ability to export multiple collections to
> > CD-ROM, and many other bug fixes and minor improvements.
> > The bulk of the changes for this release, however, are improvements to
> > the Librarian Interface tool. The Greenstone Librarian Interface (GLI)
> > is an easy-to-use frontend to Greenstone's collection-building
> > functionality. It provides a graphical, point-and-click interface that
> > allows you to gather files for your digital library collection, assign
> > metadata to them, and then design, customize and build your collection.
> > The Librarian Interface comes as standard in all distributions
> > (uncompiled in the source distribution, compiled in all the others). It
> > is installed in a subdirectory of your Greenstone installation called
> > "gli", and requires a recent version of Java to run (you will be told if
> > you don't have this, and it is a free download).
> > If you haven't already tried the Librarian Interface, now is a great
> > time to do so. On Windows, a shortcut to the Librarian Interface is
> > automatically added to the Greenstone Digital Library item on the Start
> > Menu. On other systems, the Librarian Interface can be run by executing
> > the gli.sh script in the "gli" subdirectory of your Greenstone
> > installation.
> > If you tried a previous version of the Librarian Interface but ran into
> > problems, please give this new version a try. The Librarian Interface
> > has been through a lot of user testing since the last release and has
> > been under constant development, and this version is a large improvement
> > over the previous one.
> > We want to ensure that this software works well for you. Please report
> > any problems on one of the mailing lists.
> > All the best,
> > Michael Dewsnip
> > On behalf of the Greenstone team
> > PS Look out for a new release of the Greenstone Language Pack soon,
> > containing new Greenstone interfaces in Croatian, Finnish, Greek, Hindi,
> > Kannada, Portuguese (Portugal) and Ukrainian, and major updates to
> > existing Chinese and Turkish interfaces! Many thanks to all those who
> > have helped with creating these interfaces.
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