I have a joomla 1.7 business live site and would like to know how to install wamp server and joomla 1.7 on ubuntu 11.1. I use it to work on site locally, then back it up and upload it to the live site root and install it with kickstart.php. I would like to do all this thru ubuntu instead of windows 7 ultimate.
Joomla is a popular open source CMS that allows to create from scratch professional websites for your business or personal use. Currently, the latest version released is Joomla 1.7.2, which we are going to make the tutorial on.
In this guide we will see how to install Joomla 1.7.x on a system running Ubuntu 11.10/11.04. Before we start, you need to install first an Apache web server (LAMP) on your system along with PHP and MySQL.
After installing LAMP, open the terminal and follow this sequence of instructions:
Adding Joomla To Apache
Creating MySQL User & Database
xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. = ip of your desktop
Downloading Joomla (v 1.7.2) download from the joomla website extract in your desktop and transfer to your server with filezilla via sftp
Execute the command -
Then restart the Apache server to load php modules -
The installation of Joomla requires to turn off output_buffering. Here is how to do this:
To start the installation of Joomla, on another desktop:
Then follow the setup wizard. At the Database Configuration page, provide the MySQL settings we have already created:
When you reach the final screen with congratulations on installing Joomla!, you should remove the installation directory. From root terminal: