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New job, new life

A couple of weeks ago, I started working at a new company (sorry, I will no more work on Alfresco for those that comes here for that information) and I’m settling in nicely. My colleagues are very easy to talk … Continue reading

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Alfresco and CIFS troubleshooting on Ubuntu

When installing Alfresco on an Ubuntu machine, CIFS doesn’t work out of the box. First question: is Samba installed? sudo apt-get install samba smbfs The configuration files for file-server setups: $ALFRESCO_HOME/tomcat/webapps/alfresco/WEB-INF/classes/alfresco/file-servers.xml $ALFRESCO_HOME/tomcat/webapps/alfresco/WEB-INF/classes/alfresco/file-servers.properties Uncomment these lines in file-servers.xml (though to make … Continue reading

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How to create an Alfresco Module Package (AMP)

In this post I will set up the basic settings to create an Alfresco Module Package (AMP). Ant needs to be installed to make this work. This creates a skeleton AMP module that does nothing except being a module. So … Continue reading

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Alfresco: The first lessons learned

The last couple of weeks I have learned some lessons the hard way. 1. When doing changes to faces-config(-custom).xml, put it in a jar-file. This is stated in Developing an Alfresco Module, but it’s very easy to forget because so … Continue reading

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Developer options for extending Alfresco

There are three ways of extending Alfresco: Put the code in the webapp folder (alfresco/tomcat/webapps/alfresco) Put the code in the alfresco repository Create an AMP file and add it to alfresco.war There are different benefits and drawbacks to each method: … Continue reading

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Create new document type in Alfresco

Alfresco have many options to extend their document management system and one of them is to create a new document type as seen in the picture below. The new document is a Whitepaper, but we could have added other document … Continue reading

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