Mac: Detailed Quick Installation

Apple's Mac operating system comes with Python already installed as a part of the core system software making running a MoinMoin wiki very easy.

Download MoinMoin

  1. Download the latest Moin from MoinMoinDownload page.

  2. Double-click to expand.

Starting Moin for the first time

By default, python scripts (.py) will open in For convenience, we'll want to associate .py files to open in so that we can simply double-click the file to run Moin.

  1. Right-click (control-click) on the file.

  2. From the contextual-menu,
    1. Select "Open with..." > "Other...";

    2. From the file dialog, select "All Applications", check "Always Open With", then navigate to (located in //Applications/Utilites/).
      (The "Always open with" sets as the default application so in future you can double-click the file).

Daily Use

  1. Double-click on the file and will launch.
  2. Point your browser at http://localhost:8080

  3. To quit the wiki, simply close the terminal window.