Install Datashare on Linux

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

1. Install Docker for Linux: -




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

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

3. Install Docker Compose:

4. Go to the Datashare's website:

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

Let's open Datashare now.