Installing Elgg on Ubuntu LinuxΒΆ

  • Install the dependencies:

    sudo apt-get install apache2
    sudo apt-get install mysql-server
    sudo apt-get install php5 libapache2-mod-php5 php5-mysql
    sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin
    sudo a2enmod rewrite
    
  • Edit /etc/apache2/sites_available/default to enable .htaccess processing (set AllowOverride to All)

  • Restart Apache: sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

  • Follow the standard installation instructions