Category:Test User Installation Instructions (Pathway)
The contributor will: test the installation instructions for the user environment, and provide feedback. The contribution is: feedback to the community on success, problems that arise, and possible improvements.
|Area||The contributor must be able to:|
|Navigate an HFOSS project site, Community|
Pathway Steps, Outcomes, & Learning Activities
Follow the project’s policies and practices to complete the steps below.
|Pathway Step||Step Outcome||Process Skills Focus||Related Learning Activities|
| 1. Locate instructions to download and install the project (e.g. on the project’s website).
||Information about download located or request for help communicated.||see Discussion tab for suggested activity|
| 2. Verify that system requirements match an available system environment.
||Match verified or a request posted asking for support for your environment.||see Discussion tab for suggested activity|
|3. Download the project||Project downloaded||see Discussion tab for suggested activity|
| 4. If installation instructions were not found in Step 1 (because they are only in the downloaded files), then locate the installation instructions (may be non-trivial as these may be in the README file or elsewhere)
||Installation instructions located or request for help communicated.||see Discussion tab for suggested activity|
| 5. Install the project following instructions for installation and configuration
||Installation steps completed|
| 6. Run the program and try basic functions to verify correct installation (verify that it is working)
||Tested product functions work as expected|
|7. Submit any corrections in the instructions, errors reported during installation, and/or suggestions for improvement to the community (likely on issue tracker)
||Report to community|
Notes for Learning Activities Related to this Pathway
When creating activities:
- Instructors may want to contact the community to find out how to submit updates to the install instructions as they may not be under version control.
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