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Install WordPress on Ubuntu virtual server at Media Temple

Server is a MediaTemple “ve” server which is a Parallels Virtuozzo container with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid installed as the operating system.

The first step is to install packages:

Now set mysql service to start automatically:

Next create a database for wordpress:

Next we’ll download and install wordpress:

Now set the database credentials in /var/www/wp-config.php:

Finally point your web browser to the site and run the WordPress installer.

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  • Gary

    our PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress.

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