Kotori

Intro

Kotori can be run in different ways.

As a service

When installed using a distribution package like outlined within Setup on Debian and Ubuntu, Kotori is usually run through systemd and can be controlled through the usual commands:

systemctl {start,stop,restart,status} kotori

Interactively

Run from virtualenv

cd develop/kotori
source .venv2/bin/activate
kotori --config etc/development.ini --debug

Tip

Sourcing into the virtualenv is not a must, Kotori also can be called directly:

~/develop/kotori/.venv2/bin/kotori --config ~/develop/kotori/etc/development.ini --debug

Specify the configuration file

There’s an alternative way to specify the configuration file:

# config file path environment variable
export KOTORI_CONFIG=/etc/kotori/kotori.ini

# start service
kotori

Run inside tmux

tmux can keep your terminal sessions open. You can detach and log out of the server. Wenn getting back to the keyboard, just log in and reattach to the named terminal:

aptitude install tmux

Run Kotori in tmux session:

ssh kotori@daq.example.org
tmux new -s kotori
source ~/develop/kotori/.venv2/bin/activate
kotori --config ~/develop/kotori/etc/vendor.ini --debug

Attach later:

ssh kotori@daq.example.org
tmux att -t kotori