Before installation of Tripal a web server must be configured and ready, and Tripal requires the following dependencies:
- A UNIX-based server (e.g. Ubuntu Linux or CentOS are the most popularly used).
- Web server software. The Apache web server is most commonly used.
- PHP version 5.6 or higher (the most recent version is recommended)
- PostgreSQL 9.3 or higher
- Drush 7 or higher
- Drupal 7.x
Additionally, knowledge of the Chado database schema is extremely helpful.
Instructions are provided here for setup of either an Ubuntu version 16.04 or CentOS (version 7) system.