WordPress Installation on Ubuntu
Step 1: Download the wordpress 2.8.6 tar.gz version from the website,
and select “2.8.6 tar.gz”.
Step 2: WordPress will be downloaded in the download folder, so it should be extracted to the htdocs folder which is inside opt
Step 3: To extract, the following command is used,
sudo tar xvfz wordpress 2.8.6 tar.gz -C /opt/lampp/htdocs
Step 4: Open the web browser and go to http://localhost/wordpress/ The following window will appear
Step 5: Click the “Create Configuration file”, it will display the following window, but we need to give permission to wordpress folder to access the file.
Step 6: In order to configure the wordpress, the first process will be, open the terminal window and give the following commands,
fp016@pbs016:~$ cd ..
fp016@pbs016:/home$ cd ..
fp016@pbs016:/$ cd opt
fp016@pbs016:/opt$ cd lampp
fp016@pbs016:/opt/lampp$ cd htdocs
fp016@pbs016:/opt/lampp/htdocs$ sudo chmod -R 777 wordpress
Step 6: Refresh the website, http://localhost/wordpress/ The following window will appear
Step 7: Click the “Let’s Go” button.
Step 8: Enter the default username as “root” and dont mention any password for it and click “SUBMIT” button in the below window.
Step 9: Click the “Run the install” button.
Step 10: Enter your blog name and your email address and click ” Install WordPress” button.
Step 7: Access the website , http://localhost/shreewordpress/wp-admin/ by specifying username and password
Step 8: This is how your Dashboard look like.