CouchDB install tutorial with pictures

I’ve drafted a tutorial, with pictures, for installing and completing a basic configuration of CouchDB on Windows, Linux, or FreeBSD. You can see it at

If you try it and run into issues, please let me know what those issues are.

Note: @inforytel has some nice instructions specific to Debian here. I’m probably going to borrow some of his work to modify my tutorial for Debian specific steps (with credit to his/her post).


I don’t see a link to that?

It’s the very first post in the Note Self tutorials forum: