SavaPage is supplied as a self-extracting and self-installing archive for
amd64) systems. The installation must be performed as the newly
savapage user in the
/opt/savapage directory. Some parts of the
installation need to be executed as
root. When you choose to do
so during the main install, please have the
root password or
sudo password handy. You can also choose to execute the
root tasks after the main install. In
that case you can simply
sudo execute a post-install script. For
more detail about the install process please see Chapter 13, SavaPage on GNU/Linux.
Change to the newly created
savapage user, download
and execute the installer in
/opt/savapage, and follow the instructions.
sudo su savapage cd /opt/savapage rm
Remove old downloads, if any, first, to prevent that a new
The installation process will take between one and two minutes depending on the speed of the system. A system restart is not required. When installing on a live production system, administrators are advised to choose a period of low activity - for example, not during backup operations or other administration activities.