My ongoing experiences with Ubuntu, and later Mythbuntu, as a media center with MythTV. I'm also using the system for a virtual machine server, a mediawiki server and a general all around home infrastructure base.

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Installing MediaWiki on Ubuntu

  1. Start by installing MySQL.
    1. I had to use the directions here to set the root password for the mysql DB. Specifically the directions at the bottom of the page for a forgotten root password.
  2. Follow the directions at the following URL to install and configure MediaWiki: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Running_MediaWiki_on_Ubuntu_GNU/Linux
    1. Note that the current version of MediaWiki has different paths that what are given at the URL
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