If you have a running rdfh1 installation, be sure you keep this installation alive, for extracting data later on.

Short installation overview

  • Check out the rdfhomepage2 package:
    cd ~homer/public_html/whereever/
    svn co
    This will check out and create an "rdfhomepage2" directory.
  • Modify some rights (such that rdfhomepage2 can create and modify files there)
    chmod 777 rdfhomepage2
    cd rdfhomepage2
    chmod -R 777 blog cache calendars courses depictions images log photos pictures toolbox vocabulary config.php
  • Move the folder to your webspace (in case you checked out rdfhomepage2 to some other place)
  • Open rdfhomepage2/toolbox/ within your browser.
  • Login with the following data:
    • User: admin
    • Password: admin
      Note: It is strongly recommented to change this settings immediately! (On the bottom of the toolbox click "Change Password")
  • Incrementally insert your data:


  • On the Toolbox' mainpage click "FOAF", then "Import FOAF": Select your foaf.xml


  • On the Toolbox' mainpage click "Publications", then "Upload Publications": Select your bibtex file (*.bib)
  • Click on "Convert to RDF"

Upload Dipiction (photo of yourself for the VCard)

  • On the Toolbox' mainpage click "Content Manager", then at the bottom: "Edit Depitictions"
    Select "Upload Depiction" and choose a photo to upload.

Create VCard

  • If you have already inserted your FoaF-file, you may click Toolbox->FOAF->Create VCard from FOAF
    Otherwise, click Toolbox->Virtual Card and insert every field manually.
  • If you have uploaded a dipiction, you can select it, if not, you can change your dipiction later on.


If you have a running installation of rdfh1 you can extract informations and texts from it. See the Migration Instructions for further details.

Last modified 11 years ago Last modified on 08/05/10 14:22:39