Milestone Achieved

Larry Hartman larryhartman50 at
Mon Jun 18 20:09:30 UTC 2007

On Monday 18 June 2007 09:20:38 am Derek Broughton wrote:
> Larry Hartman wrote:
> > 99% of the time users post a question asking for help (mine tend to be a
> > bit obscure, I'll admit)--however, today, I am sharing a major linux
> > accomplishment for me.
> >
> > Last night I was able to conquer setting up a
> > Linux/Apache2/PHP5/MySQL5/MediaWIKI webserver on my laptop.  About a
> > month of solid learning and effort went into getting all of the software
> > gadgets to work with each other...lots of visits to Ubuntu WIKI/Forums,
> > and some googling to get the configurations down.  Eight months and three
> > Ubuntu versions to get to this point, starting with no knowledge of
> > Linux, other than how to spell it correctly.
> >
> > Next step...get Tomcat running properly....then learning
> > HTML/PHP/JAVA/SQL/WIKI code...not necessarily in that order.  I think I
> > will buy some books to help me with those.
> Getting tomcat working is easy.
> # sudo aptitude install tomcat5-webapps tomcat5-admin libapache2-mod-jk
> (or tomcat5.5 should be the same, but tomcat5 is what I know).
> That's absolutely all there is to having a working system (and even then,
> mod-jk is only needed if you want to access tomcat seamlessly through
> Apache).
> Then drop your .war files in /var/lib/tomcat5/webapps/, and one more little
> config file for mod-jk (I don't have a copy of that) if you want to connect
> through Apache.
> --
> derek

Thanks Derek, 

I'll take a 75% answer.....I went back and checked all 
packages loaded already that you mentioned...your answer confirms my basic 
setup.  I will look into configuration file.



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