TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library



Learning Management System

Canvas is a learning management system that helps busy teachers and administrators save hours in their classes and institutions. It helps create amazing course content with a rich content editor, speed up grading, track learning outcomes, and can send notifications via email, facebook and text notifications.

Stable version: 14.0 (changelog)

This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:

  • Canvas configurations:
    • Installed from upstream git repo in /var/www/canvas providing an easy upgrade path.
    • Installed Redis Server from Jessie repos.
    • Pre-configured to use PostgreSQL (recommended for production).
    • Includes Canvas automated jobs daemon initscript.
    • Includes Apache pre-configured with Passenger support, with SSL support out of the box (performance, security).
    • Includes NodeJS and NPM required for compiling assets.
  • SSL support out of the box.
  • Postfix MTA (bound to localhost) to allow sending of email (e.g., password recovery).
  • Webmin modules for configuring Apache2, PostgreSQL and Postfix.

Credentials (passwords set at first boot):

  • Webmin, SSH, MySQL: username root
  • Canvas: default username is email set at first boot