Open edX is a very complicated platform. edX.org lists several methods of hosting Open edX yourself. We strongly do not recommend installing yourself from the edX source code. Consider using a containerized version that makes setting it up and hosting it easy! Knowledge of Docker, containers, and virtualisation is helpful, but not required if you already have a strong technical background in cloud computing.
We have chosen a Docker-based Open edX installation called Tutor. In short, Tutor is a wrapper program that uses Docker to manage Open edX.
Why did we choose Tutor?
pluginsystem to configure Open edX and expand the functionality.
At a minimum, you should have:
Tutor requires GLIBC >= 2.29, which is found in Ubuntu 20.04. Verify the GLIBC version using command
ldd --version. Ubuntu 18.04 has <= 2.27.
Tutor's documentation site shows the specific requirements. Our guides assume the following: