Install a MojoMojo Shipwright Vessel

Install MojoMojo

Given a MojoMojo distribution file1 named mojomojo_vessel.tar.gz that extracts to MojoMojo/

Extract the files to a desired location:

cp mojomojo_vessel.tar.gz /home/user
cd /home/user
tar xfvz mojomojo_vessel.tar.gz

One should now have all the MojoMojo parts (modules, conf, pod etc.) installed in


Make the shell environment aware of the MojoMojo distribution

Next the shell environment must be made of aware of MojoMojo's location.

Single Terminal Awareness

To make the current shell (terminal) aware of the MojoMojo distribution do:

cd MojoMojo
source tools/shipwright-source-bash /home/user/MojoMojo

All Terminals Awareness

To have any terminal aware of the MojoMojo distribution, put the above source line into the .bashrc file.

Configure MojoMojo

Provide Database Connection Info

After installing the MojoMojo distribution, one needs to configure MojoMojo. In particular, the database connection information. This is done by editing the file mojomojo.conf2. See Installation.pod3 for database connection examples for PostgreSQL, MySQL or SQLite.

Initialize the Database

Once the database connection information has been configured, the database structure is initialized by executing:


Fire up MojoMojo

MojoMojo is now ready to run. Do so with:

bin/ -p 3000

The MojoMojo web application should now be running on your sever at port 3000. For more information see Installation.pod or INSTALL[2].


  1. Also known as a MojoMojo Shipwright vessel. ↩

  2. File may be located in: MojoMojo/lib/perl5/MojoMojo/ ↩

  3. File may be located in: MojoMojo/lib/perl5/MojoMojo/ ↩

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