Moodle is a great LMS that you will find at moodle.org. There is plenty going on
over there and moodle 2.0 is in beta. If you haven’t already played around in moodle
it would be well worth having a go.
There is plenty of help and information on their site.
What I’d like to comment on here is the pen drive portable version of moodle. You
can download this small version from the moodle anywhere page.
It is relatively straight forward to install the programme onto a pendrive. There
is, however, one problem that I encountered that doesn’t seem to have a reported
When I ran the installation I could not log on to the service through localhost,
and the 127.0.0.1 loopback IP address gave errors too.
I am not sure how widespread the problem is, but it seems that it is to do with the
updated naming of Localhost to IPv6 from the legacy IPv4. This change can be brought
about through the updating of some programmes. I had the problem on all of my computers.
To fix the problem you need to find and edit the hosts file on your computer.
· You can’t log into moodleanywhere with localhost
· You can log into moodleanywhere with 127.0.0.1 but still get an error on some pages
which refer to localhost.
Moodleanywhere is a development environment and is not set to be referenced across
a network, it is wired down to the local machine but the localhost dns is not recognised
by the IPv6 convention. ::1