ok I started with a fresh raspbian lite (stretch)
Before you do anything ensure you set your WIFI country the wlan0 is disabled until then.
So I was unable to get the hotspot working using the installer script following the documentation below it also allows a ethernet pass through the ones in the installer script kept erroring badly.
It uses a static IP address of 192.168.4.1 instead of 10.10.10.10 I was unable to figure out how to change that quickly.
With the script I modifed below I upped the installs and got them ready for php 7.0 as well as the new file folder structures.
I was able to reach the rachel landing page it even would see modules however. Kiwix did not configure properly as ZIM’s failed to load. Additionally I could not log into the admin area at all.
Here is the modified python script.
I put quite a few notes in the script good I will keep plugging away at it but I am getting close to the end of my rope.