Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Installation and Configuration of Joomla CMS! on Debian ETCH

Step 1: Install the LAMP server and also phpmyadmin
See my blogpost "Installation of LAMP on Debian"
#aptitude install phpmyadmin

Step 2: Download Lattest version of Joomla e.g
dwonload from following location

Step 3: make directory under /var/www/joomla and decompress joomla
mkdir /var/www/joomla
cd /var/www/joomla
tar -xvf var/www/Joomla_1.5.6-Stable-Full_Package.tar.gz

Step 4: Create Database in MySQL

#mysqladmin -u root -p create Joomla
mysql -u root -p
mysql>GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON Joomla.* TO Joomla@localhost IDENTIFIED BY 'Joomla';
mysql>flush privileges;

Step 5: Change ownership and priviliges of /var/www/joomla
chown www-data.www-data /var/www/joomla
chmod 777 /var/www/joomla

Notw: Rechange this mode to normal after installation.

Step 6: Begin installattion
This will start the wizard, answer the questions, in check list try to eliminate missing components (in red color) and also remember following;
Database Name:Joomla
Database User:Joomla
Admin passowrd: you will enter at the end.

At the end this will ask to remove the installation directory.

Further information


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