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Find the installer you just downloaded (the filename will be similar to bitnami-joomla-VERSION-linux-installer.run. Double click on the icon to launch the installer.
 
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Revision as of 12:26, 4 August 2011

Contents

Installing Joomla!

Option 1: Joomla! stack (Recommended)

What is Joomla! Stack?

BitNami Joomla! Stack is an all-in-one installer that makes easy to install Joomla on your computer. It is free, easy to use and self-contained. That means that it bundles and automatically configures every piece of software (dependency) necessary to run Joomla for development or production purposes, including Apache, MySQL and PHP.

You can download the latest version of BitNami Joomla! stack for Windows, Linux and OS X at http://bitnami.org/stack/joomla.

Installing Joomla! Stack

Regardless of which operating system you are running (Windows / Linux / Mac), the install process is the same.

Download the latest version of Joomla! Stack from the BitNami website.

Find the installer you just downloaded (the filename will be similar to bitnami-joomla-VERSION-linux-installer.run. Double click on the icon to launch the installer.

If you are using Linux you will have to give executable permissions to the file first, using this command:

chmod +x /path/to/bitnami-joomla-VERSION-linux-installer.run

Joomla welcome.png

Click "Forward".


Joomla components.png

Select the components you want to install. If you are not sure, leave the default components checked. Click "Forward" when you are done.


Joomla directory.png

Now it will ask where do you want to install the program. Provide the location where you want to install the BitNami Joomla! stack and click "Forward" when you are done.


Joomla userdata.png

The user and password you provide here will be used to create the admin account in Joomla! Click "Forward" when you are done.


Joomla sitename.png

Type in the name you want to use for your Joomla site, and click "Forward".


JoomlaReadytoinstall.png

The installer is now ready to begin the installation process. Click "Forward".


JoomlaCopyingfiles.png

Wait a minute while the installer copies the files and configures your Joomla! installation.


Joomlafinalscreen.png

Joomla! is now set up and ready to be used. Click "Finish" to launch the application.


Joomlaapplicationscreen.png

Option 2: BitNami LAMPStack and Joomla!

What is BitNami LAMPStack?

BitNami LAMPStack is a free, easy to install package that bundles every piece of software (dependency) necessary to setup a LAMP (Apache, MySQL and PHP for Linux) environment up and running for development or production purposes. It is self-contained, it makes no modifications to your system and can be uninstalled easily. You can download the latest version of BitNami LAMPStack for Linux at http://bitnami.org/stack/lampstack. A Windows version and a OS X version are also available.

Regardless of which operating system you are running (Windows / Linux / Mac), the install process is the same.

Installing BitNami LAMPStack

Find the installer you just downloaded from the BitNami website (the filename will be similar to bitnami-lampstack-VERSION-linux-installer.run). Double click the icon to launch the installer.

Lampstack welcome.png

Click "Forward".


Lampstack directory.png

Now it will ask where you want to install the program. Select the location on your machine and click "Forward" when you are done.


Lampstack passwd.png

Type your MySQL root password. This will be the password for the "root" user for the database.


LampstackReadytoinstall.png

The installer is now ready to begin the installation process. Click "Forward".


LampstackCopyingfiles.png

Wait a minute while the installer copies the files and configures your Joomla! installation.


Lampstackfinalscreen.png

BitNami LAMPStack is now set up and ready to be used. Click "Finish" to launch the application.

Installing Joomla! manually

Follow the instructions outlined here.