Sunday, 2 September 2007

Oscommerce insallation in Fedora 7 Linux

Install php
yum install php

Install mysql
yum install mysql

Start httpd service
service start httpd
chkconfig httpd on

Start mysql service
service start mysqld
chkconfig mysqld on

Change password of mysql
/usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root password 'new-password'

install phpMyAdmin
yum install phpMyAdmin

edit /etc/httpd/conf.d/phpMyAdmin.conf if you are not working from local.
edit /etc/phpMyAdmin/ and change username and password for mysql

Open url from browser http://localhost/phpMyAdmin
login with mysql username and password
Create a database and user for this database give full access. You will use these information at installation of oscommerce.

Download oscommerce package and extract it under /var/www/html/
Tip: If you extract it in another folder and copy only Catalog folder you will get error:
"You don't have permission to access /catalog/install on this server."

chmod 777 /var/www/html/catalog/includes/configure.php
chmod 777 /var/www/html/catalog/admin/includes/configure.php

open http://localhost/catalog/install/install.php
Supply information and complete configuration.

You can access oscommerce http://localhost/catalog

1 comment:

Vivekanand said...

Wow this is correct to fedora13 also but still require modification just like run command in console
chmod 777 /var/www/html