any decent instructions for installing current dokuwiki on 12.10?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at
Mon Nov 26 11:21:58 UTC 2012

On Sun, 25 Nov 2012, Ric Moore wrote:

> On 11/25/2012 12:12 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >
> >    is there a decent recipe for installing an up-to-date version of
> > dokuwiki on ubuntu 12.10?  the current repository version is fairly
> > old (20110525), and the process of upgrading the older version after
> > install is not issue-free.
> >
> >    eventually, i came across this:
> >
> >
> >
> > which makes it clear that there are issues but i won't have the chance
> > to test it out for a few hours.
> >
> >    has anyone gone through this process and documented it somewhere?
> For major stuff like this, I use a virtualized dedicated Linux
> server. I use Proxmox, ( which uses a Debian
> Squeeze server. Then I install turnkey linux containers, which are
> per-configured VM "containers = complete package" , like DokuWiki
> and almost 100 other pre-configured containers. It's ALL there.
> So, I use proxmox for the base install and turnkey for the content.
> You could have dokuWiki up and running correctly in about 3-4
> minutes. I use it for WordPress. They are both Open Source and
> GPL'd, and only request payment for advanced support. So, if anyone
> has a spare machine to install to bare metal... Proxmox and Turnkey
> are great! You will need another machine on a localnet, with a
> browser, to admin the proxmox box. Ric

  i'm assuming i could, of course, just download the turnkey VM and
fire it up under virtualbox on my ubuntu system, yes?  i'll check that
out -- if the version of dokuwiki is suitably recent, that might be
the solution, thanks.



Robert P. J. Day                                 Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA


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