Install Datashare on Linux

Install Datashare will help you set up the software on your computer.

1. Install Docker for Linux: https://docs.docker.com/install/linux/docker-ce/centos/

https://docs.docker.com/install/linux/docker-ce/debian/

https://docs.docker.com/install/linux/docker-ce/fedora/

https://docs.docker.com/install/linux/docker-ce/ubuntu/

2. Don't forget (if not done during the install process) to add your user to the docker group with :

sudo usermod -aG docker your-user

if you do so, you'll have to close your session and open a new one (logout and login again). After having logged in again, you can check that it is effective with :

docker ps
CONTAINER ID IMAGE COMMAND CREATED STATUS PORTS NAMES

3. Install Docker Compose: https://docs.docker.com/compose/install/

4. Go to the Datashare's website: https://datashare.icij.org/.

5. Click the blue button "DOWNLOAD FOR FREE."

6. On the next window, select "Save File" and click "OK."

7. In your Terminal, you can start installing Datashare:

8. Once installation is done, open your browser and use Datashare at http://localhost:8080/#/:

9. It will :

  • download redis, elasticsearch and Datashare docker containers

  • initialize an Elasticsearch index with Datashare mapping

  • provide CLI to run Datashare extract, index, name finding tasks

  • provide a WEB GUI to run datashare extract, index, name finding tasks, and search in the documents