The CLI version (CommandLine) of the Orcus server is compatible with Mono, a .Net Framework for Linux systems/OSX. That allows you to run the application on Linux if Mono is installed. This tutorial will show you how to install Mono and how to setup the server on a Linux VPS.
First, the Linux system/version is important, for some versions Mono is harder to setup.
If you are lucky, your operating system is listed here and it is really easy to setup Mono. The instructions are found on the site too. If you are using Cent OS 6, everything is a little bit more complicated.
Setup Mono on CentOS 6
First, we should update all packages. Please be aware that the following commands don’t ask you about changes, please remove
-y if you want to be notified about upcoming changes.
yum -y update
After that, we have to install some new packages:
yum -y install nano bison gettext glib2 freetype fontconfig libpng libpng-devel libX11 libX11-devel glib2-devel libgdi* libexif glibc-devel urw-fonts java unzip gcc gcc-c++ automake autoconf libtool make bzip2 wget
Now we have to download the Mono source. We navigate to our src directory:
and download the newest Mono source. Pick the newest Mono version from this folder.
then unpack it and navigate to it’s folder
tar jxf mono-126.96.36.199.tar.bz2
now, we just have to build Mono:
make && make install
Once this is complete, do the following:
If nano opened this file, we have to add these two lines:
Now you can close nano (Ctrl+X) and safe the changes (just press Y+enter after Ctrl+X).
Create the server
Open Orcus and click on Create new server
Then select Console and just click on Extract. Save the file somewhere and upload it to your VPS.
Navigate using the terminal to the folder where you dropped the file. Now, execute that file using Mono:
FOR CENTOS 6:
FOR OTHER SYSTEMS:
Now, just follow the upcoming introduction.