Wednesday, November 01, 2006

How to Install WordPress On Debian Etch

Complete the following the steps:
  1. # apt-get install mysql
  2. # apt-get install apache2
  3. # apt-get install php5
  4. # apt-get install wordpress
  5. # mysql -u root
  6. mysql> CREATE DATABASE wordpress
  7. mysql> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO wordpress@localhost
    IDENTIFIED BY ‘wordpresspassword’ WITH GRANT OPTION;
  8. mysql> FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
  9. #mv wp-config-sample.php wp-config.php
  10. Edit wp-config.php to enter the correct setting:
    // ** MySQL settings ** //
    define('DB_NAME', 'wordpress');
    define('DB_USER', 'wordpress');
    define('DB_PASSWORD', 'wordpresspassword');
    define('DB_HOST', 'localhost');
  11. Add to /etc/apache2/sites-available/default:
    Alias /blog "/usr/share/wordpress/"
    <Directory "/usr/share/wordpress/">
    Options FollowSymLinks
    AllowOverride Limit Options FileInfo
    DirectoryIndex index.php
    </Directory>
  12. #/etc/init.d/apache2 restart
  13. Goto: http://localhost/blog/wp-admin/install.php
  14. Follow the instruction to create a login
  15. Use generated login to log in and start blogging.

1 comment:

pipsqueak said...

apt-get kicks arse! better than yum especially when the silly au yum mirrors keep dying. I have to admit I still use yum more for the RHEL updates.