[DOC] Suggestions about improvement in Installation instructions

Aditya Prakash aditya.prakash132 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 13:56:52 UTC 2015


I recently installed [openstreetmap-website](
https://github.com/openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website) and for most part
it worked great. I have a few suggestions so that this expereince can be
even lesser painful for any new contributor.

Minimum requirements
mentions that ImageMagick is a requirement however install commands for
ubuntu or fedora don't have ImageMagick and ImageMagick-dev(el).

PostgreSQL Btree-gist Extension
have user ( -u <username>) in it.

It might be worth mentioning that Populating the database
not a necessary step. If some reason one wants to do it then probably there
should be links directing the contributor where he can get an OSM extract.
Currently it is config.md -> osmosis -> Downloading -> Go Figure!
An example link to
would be a lot less overwhelming for someone yet to be familiar with the

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