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https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-wordpress-on-ubuntu-12-04

Required Installed Resources (

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LAMP)

  • Linux (Ubuntu)
  • Apache
  • mySQL
  • php

Additionally, user needs sudo privileges

Steps

(taken almost entirely from https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-wordpress-on-ubuntu-12-04)

Download and intall

Go to target directory (suggested: /var/www)
cd pathname

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Refresh
FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
Console should respond: Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

exit

Configure WordPress

Copy the example config file
cd wordpress-directory
cp wp-config-sample.php wp-config.php

Open this file with a text-editor
vi wp-config.php

In the section

Code Block
 // ** MySQL settings - You can get this info from your web host ** //
/** The name of the database for WordPress */ 

Change the following lines:
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