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Xibo Open Source Digital Signage


Xibo is a powerful Digital Signage content management system and suite of signage players.

See https://xibo.org.uk/ for more information


Make sure you got phpmyadmin installed you'll need it

open phpmyadmin and make a new database, with the following typical settings

collation: utf8_general_ci
create user admin and set your password, grant all privileges on xibo

Create an ibay in server manager, with the following typical settings:

 Information bay name - xibo, Description - xibo, Group - Admin, User access - Write = group, Read = everyone, 
 Public access via web - Entire Internet (no password required), Execution of dynamic content - Enabled

update any base components

yum update -y

We need additional repositories for Mcrypt

cd /tmp
wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
wget http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-6.rpm
sudo rpm -Uvh epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm remi-release-6.rpm
yum install php-soap php-mcrypt

edit config php

 nano /etc/php.ini

look for " post_max_size " and " upload_max_filesize " and change it to your needs (at least 128M)
CTRL+O and ENTER to save, CTRL+X to exit

Now download and install xibo into the ibay xibo.

 cd /home/e-smith/files/ibays/xibo/html
 wget https://github.com/xibosignage/xibo-cms/archive/1.7.9.tar.gz
 sudo tar zxvf 1.7.9.tar.gz
 sudo mv xibo-cms-1.7.9 xibo
 chmod 777 -R xibo
 cd ../..
 mkdir xibo-library
 chmod -R 700 xibo-library
 chown -R apache:apache xibo-library

Now go to


and begin the setup.