TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library

Tracks

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Getting Things Done (GTD) Application

Tracks is a web-based application implemented in Rails to help you implement David Allen's Getting Things Done methodology. Features include multi-user support, a powerful todo list, RSS syndication, tagging and starring support, and progress graphs.

Stable version: 14.0 (changelog)

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

  • Tracks configurations:
    • Installed from upstream source code to /var/www/tracks
    • Using Phusion Passenger for Apache web server (mod_rails)
  • SSL support out of the box.
  • Postfix MTA (bound to localhost) to allow sending of email (e.g., todo updates).
  • Webmin modules for configuring Apache2, MySQL and Postfix.

Usage details & Logging in for Administration

No default passwords: For security reasons there are no default passwords. All passwords are set at system initialization time.

Ignore SSL browser warning: browsers don't like self-signed SSL certificates, but this is the only kind that can be generated automatically without paying a commercial Certificate Authority.

Web - point your browser at either:

  1. http://12.34.56.789/ - not encrypted so no browser warning
  2. https://12.34.56.789/ - encrypted with self-signed SSL certificate

Username for database administration:

Login as MySQL username root at

  1. https://12.34.56.789:12322/ - Adminer database management web app
  2. MySQL command line tool:
    $ mysql --user root --password
    Enter password:
    Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
    Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement.
    
    mysql>
    

Username for OS system administration:

Login as root except on AWS marketplace which uses username admin.

  1. Point your browser to:
  2. Login with SSH client:
    ssh root@12.34.56.789
    

    Special case for AWS marketplace:

    ssh admin@12.34.56.789
    

* Replace 12.34.56.789 with a valid IP or hostname.