How to Install Saleor on NetBSD

Saleor is an open-source e-commerce platform built with Python and Django. It provides a scalable and flexible solution for building modern online stores. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Saleor on NetBSD.

Prerequisites

Before you begin, you need to have the following prerequisites:

Install Dependencies

First, let's install the required dependencies for Saleor.

  1. Open your terminal and update your system packages:
$ sudo pkgin update && sudo pkgin upgrade
  1. Install Python 3:
$ sudo pkgin install python37
  1. Install Pip package manager:
$ sudo pkgin install py37-pip
  1. Install Node.js:
$ sudo pkgin install nodejs
  1. Install Git:
$ sudo pkgin install git

Clone Saleor from GitHub

Next, we will clone the Saleor code from GitHub.

  1. Create a directory for Saleor:
$ mkdir ~/saleor
  1. Change the directory to the newly created one:
$ cd ~/saleor
  1. Clone the Saleor code from GitHub:
$ git clone https://github.com/mirumee/saleor.git

Install Saleor Dependencies

Now, let's install the required dependencies for Saleor.

  1. Change to the Saleor directory:
$ cd saleor
  1. Create a virtual environment for the project:
$ python3 -m venv venv
  1. Activate the virtual environment:
$ source venv/bin/activate
  1. Install Python dependencies:
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
  1. Install Node.js dependencies:
$ npm install

Configure Saleor

The next step is to configure Saleor.

  1. Copy the .env.example file to a new file named .env:
$ cp .env.example .env
  1. Use your preferred text editor to open the .env file and modify the following fields:

    • SECRET_KEY - Change this to a unique secret key for your application.
    • ALLOWED_HOSTS - Set this to the domain name or IP address of your server.
    • POSTGRES_USER and POSTGRES_PASSWORD - Set these to the username and password for your PostgreSQL database.

Prepare the Database

Now, we need to prepare the database.

  1. Activate the virtual environment:
$ source venv/bin/activate
  1. Create the PostgreSQL database and user:
$ sudo su - postgres
$ createuser -P saleor
$ createdb -O saleor -E UTF8 saleor
$ exit
  1. Run database migrations:
$ python manage.py migrate
  1. Create a superuser:
$ python manage.py createsuperuser

Start the development server

You're now ready to start the development server!

  1. Activate the virtual environment:
$ source venv/bin/activate
  1. Start the development server:
$ python manage.py runserver
  1. Open your web browser and navigate to http://localhost:8000 to see the Saleor homepage.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Saleor on NetBSD.

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