Manually installing prerequisite software
You can choose to install the prerequisite software manually, or alternatively you can follow the instructions in Installing LabTrove.
Manually installing the Apache Web Server
To install and configure the Apache Web Server on Debian, enter the following commands:
apt-get install libapache2-mod-php5 php5 php5-cli php5-curl php5-gd php5-imagick php5-ldap php5-mysql
To check that the Apache Web Server has been set up correctly, goto to the following URL in a browser, where yourserver is the name of the system on which you installed the Apache Web Server:
The success message "It works!" is displayed in the browser if everything has been set up correctly.
Manually installing the MySQL Server
To install the MySQL Server, enter the following command:
apt-get install mysql-server mysql-client
During the install you will be prompted to set a root password.
Installing other prerequisite packages
To install the remaining packages that LabTrove needs, enter the following command:
apt-get install rsync imagemagick zip unzip ffmpeg ffmpeg2theora
What to do next
- Installing LabTrove
- Installing and configuring MYSQL and Apache
- Testing a LabTrove instance
- Migrating LabTrove from a previous version
- Applying patches to a LabTrove instance