Commit 76bdc3ce authored by Anthony Dentinger's avatar Anthony Dentinger

docs: added a 'downloading and installing' page under 'users'.

Change-Id: I46cd890412a54e36c6199a20a698ba2cc3bb68a8
parent ab4009ff
......@@ -99,6 +99,10 @@ include Makefile.packaging.distro_targets
## Other targets ##
###################
.PHONY: docs
# Build the documentation
# Note that newly added RST files will likely not display on all documents'
# navigation bar unless the docs/build folder is manually deleted.
docs: env
env/bin/sphinx-build -b html docs/source docs/build/html
env/bin/sphinx-build -b texinfo docs/source docs/build/texinfo
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......@@ -19,6 +19,7 @@ As a developer looking to get started with a contribution, see
:maxdepth: 1
:glob:
users/downloading_and_installing
users/connecting_to_ldap
users/setting_up_turn_stun
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......@@ -5,4 +5,5 @@ Getting Started
To get started with Ring, you can install it from our repositories.
Instructions on installing Ring can be found on the
`download section <https://ring.cx/en/download>`_ of the Ring website.
:ref:`Downloading and installing <downloading_and_installing>` section of the current
documentation.
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.. _downloading_and_installing:
Downloading and installing
==========================
In order to download and install Ring, first go to Ring’s
`download page <https://ring.cx/en/download>`_ and select the appropriate
platform for your software.
For Gnome/Linux clients
#######################
Installing via the terminal
---------------------------
To install Ring from the terminal, you just need to follow these next steps:
1. Select your Linux distribution (e.g., Debian 8).
2. Copy the commands in the dark box and paste them in a terminal. It’s possible that you need root access for this.
3. Execute the commands.
Installing using binary packages
--------------------------------
If you wish to use an installator and install Ring manually, go to Ring’s
`manual installation <https://ring.cx/en/download/gnu-linux/manual>`_ page and
follow these steps:
1. Select your Linux distribution from the drop-down list.
2. Download and execute the daemon installer.
3. Download and execute the client installer.
Whether you install Ring via the terminal or binary packages, Ring should have
been installed on your operating system and should appear in your applications
list.
Troubleshooting
###############
*This subsection is currently empty.*
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