[ubuntu-za] Superuser

Darrel darrel at celebrationsfs.co.za
Thu Mar 4 11:00:00 GMT 2010


On Thu, 2010-03-04 at 12:42 +0200, Corrie Strydom wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 12:28 PM, Darrel <darrel at celebrationsfs.co.za>
> wrote:
>         
>         On Thu, 2010-03-04 at 12:06 +0200, William Walter Kinghorn
>         wrote:
>         > Hi Darrel,
>         >
>         > After doing what Hannes has suggested :
>         > open terminal
>         > sudo tasksel
>         > select LAMP - use arrow keys to get there, then space bar to
>         select
>         >  press OK  - use <TAB> to get there
>         >
>         > once this is installed, then install phpmyadmin via synaptic
>         or in the terminal  : sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin
>         >
>         > phpmyadmin is in the repositories
>         >
>         > William
>         > ________________________________________
>         > From: ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
>         [ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Hannes
>         Coetzee [scorpking at scorpking.za.org]
>         > Sent: 04 March 2010 11:07
>         > To: Ubuntu South African Local Community
>         > Subject: Re: [ubuntu-za] Superuser
>         >
>         > On 04/03/2010 10:40, Darrel wrote:
>         > > On Thu, 2010-03-04 at 10:16 +0200, Raoul Snyman wrote:
>         > >
>         > >> On Thu, 04 Mar 2010 10:07:36 +0200, Darrel wrote:
>         > >>
>         > >>> I used Synaptic, before upgrading to Ubuntu I used Wamp
>         running XP.I
>         > >>> looked for a "complete" LAMP package to load but failing
>         to find a
>         > >>> package called "LAMP" I decided the next best thing was
>         to load
>         > >>> phpmyadmin.
>         > >>>
>         > >> LAMP is a group of applications, not a package.
>         > >>
>         > >>
>         > >>> Although there is a glitch when I try to access
>         phpmyadmin, Apache
>         > >>> appears to be working as I recieve the default " ITS
>         WORKING" message
>         > >>> when pointing the browser at localhost.
>         > >>>
>         > >> You want to install libapache2-mod-php5 and php5-mysql in
>         order to get PHP
>         > >> running in Apache, and MySQL support in PHP respectively.
>         > >>
>         > >> One you have these installed, you can access phpMyAdmin
>         via
>         > >> http://localhost/phpmyadmin
>         > >>
>         > >> --
>         > >> Raoul Snyman, B.Tech IT (Software Engineering)
>         > >> Saturn Laboratories
>         > >> e: raoul.snyman at saturnlaboratories.co.za
>         > >> w: http://www.saturnlaboratories.co.za/
>         > >> b: http://blog.saturnlaboratories.co.za/
>         > >>     http://raoulsnyman.co.za/
>         > >>
>         > >>
>         > > Ok Raoul a quick check on Synaptic shows that both
>         libapache2-mod-php5
>         > > and php5-mysql are installed.
>         > > http://localhost/phpmyadmin brings up the pretty GUI
>         requiering a
>         > > username and password.
>         > >
>         > > After entering the password I get #2002 - The server is
>         not responding
>         > > (or the local MySQL server's socket is not correctly
>         configured)
>         > >
>         > > http://localhost brings up "IT WORKS!" which is the
>         default html file
>         > > residing in /var/www
>         > >
>         > > My first priorty is to ensure that Apache is working and
>         then to access
>         > > the www file.
>         > >
>         > > Darrel
>         > >
>         > >
>         > >
>         > >
>         > >
>         > To install a LAMP server run sudo tasksel in terminal or
>         konsole, select
>         > LAMP (use <SPACEBAR> to select) and press OK (use <TAB> to
>         get there).
>         >
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>         
>         Thanks Hannes,William and Raoul I will be trying all your
>         suggestions
>         
>         Raoul I started with php and liked the idea of integrating
>         script into
>         an html doc. and it just seemed to work for me.
>         
>         I would like to try Python but first want to spend time
>         learning more
>         about Linux.
>         
>         Talking of which what am I doing wrong here?
>         
>         root at point:~# sudo cp /home/darrel/Websites/sapis /var/www/
>         cp: omitting directory `/home/darrel/Websites/sapis'
>         
>         
>         sapis is a folder containg files for a website
>         
>         Darrel
>         
>         
>         >
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> 
> 
> Darrel, try "sudo cp -R /home/darrel/Websites/sapis /var/www/"
> 
> 
> Corrie

Thank you Corrie That Worked!

Only problem is that now I can't access the site via the browser.

So Greg I will try your idea,UNLIMITED PERMISSION is what I need.

Darrel






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