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This How-To aims to support All Developers who want to get all 4 parts which belong to the latest mailmanweb development running on a standalone installation. Please remember that most of the branches are experimental !

MM3 a7


  1. Check prerequirements - e.g. in Ubuntu 11.04 you need to install Postfix if you didn't yet
  2. Download the Archive
    OR: branch it and skip 2.

  3. Unpack it and open a terminal session in that directory
  4. python
  5. bin/buildout
  6. Test it by using
  7. Be aware that if you launch it from another directory you will have trouble with the DB
  8. Run the Daemon (better do this after REST Installation) by executing the following

This is dummy Django Site - you could easyly create your own site but this one comes with prefilled settings.


  • branch it into a directory
    bzr branch lp:mailmanwebgsoc2011/django-site-0.1

  • make sure you do have Django installed on your system
  • Vertify that APP neither Site Folder do include special characters (e.g. .,;:/) and that the working directory is on the python path
  • after installing the app use
    python runserver

    to run a development server on localhost:8080



  1. Branch the app beside the Django branch
  2. rename it to "mailman_django" just in case the directory has got another name
  3. Make sure Django-Site does link do the right App (; ...)

REST-API (client) #Development will be merged to :


  1. branch the latest release (dir name is settings atm.)
  2. sudo python install
    or if developing the API
    sudo python develop
  3. After installation the REST Api will be launched together with mailman.

MailmanWiki: DEV/How to Install MM3a7+REST+Django+APP (last edited 2023-11-24 16:00:20 by msapiro)