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Installing phpbb3 on firebird and ubuntu server

Installing phpbb3 on firebird and ubuntu server


1.create a database with flamerobin
/var/lib/firebird/2.5/data/phpbb3.fdb
or with isql-fb

SQL> create database "/var/lib/firebird/2.5/data/phpbb3.fdb" pagesize 8192 user 'SYSDBA' password 'SYSDBAPASSWORD';
SQL> quit
CON>; 



you need to choose the page size 8192

2.then download phpbb3

wget http://www.phpbb.com/files/release/phpBB-3.0.11.tar.bz2

3.unzip-ip in your www dir /var/www

tar -jxf phpBB-3.0.11.tar.bz2

chown -R www-data.www-data phpBB3

4.run the installer from http://localhost/phpBB3
pointing to the new created database

Database name :/var/lib/firebird/2.5/data/phpbb3.fdb
Database user :somedba
Database password :*********






6.After all is configured you must delete de install folder inside phpbb3 directory

rm -rf install
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