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Gallery2 for SME 7.x


Dietmar Berteld


Gallery2 is the next generation of open source photo sharing web applications. Gallery2 gives you an intuitive way to blend photo management seamlessly into your own website whether you're running a small personal site or a large community site. Hundreds of thousands of people and organizations are using Gallery2 to create personalized photo albums on their websites.

With this RPM you can use Gallery2 on your SME 7.x. You can install it as one single package in a very comfortable way. For more information see


You can download this package at smeserver-gallery2 . If you would like to save it directly on your SME Server, you should give this command at a linux-prompt


Installation and Uninstall

For installation just hit the following command

yum --enablerepo=smecontribs install smeserver-gallery2

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the uninstalling will remove all your mysql databases and your html directory (/opt/gallery2) without backups, you have to do them manually before.

For uninstall just hit the following command

yum remove smeserver-gallery2

You can ignore the yum-comments signal event post-upgrade and signal-event reboot.

If you would like to use better graphical engines than GD and use your gallery with audio and vidio, you can download the neccessary files from here


You can find gallery2 in the /opt/gallery2 directory. For using gallery2 start your browser with the URL http://servername/gallery2 and logon with the user admin + password admin. Go to site-admin to configure your gallery2 and activate the wanted ffmeg, ImageMagick or NetPBM plugins in the plugins section.

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For security-reasons, change your admin-password after your first login !

Additional information