This page is aimed at the people that drive a server and don't have to rely to FTP to instal anything. This can be acheived by direct console input or through ssh.
All what is here is applicable on a Linux machine, probably any unix.
- Get the PmWiki archive, here pmwiki-latest.tgz
- Get the necessary i18n archive, if applicable, here i18n-fr.zip
- Get, if wanted, the skin archive , here triad.zip
I will call "htdocs" your present Apache web site root. Of course you must give the full path to the archives when applicable.
- Go in htdocs
tar xvfz pmwiki-latest
This will give you a folder "pmwiki.x.y.z" depending on the version
mv pmwiki.x.y.z pmwiki
to upgrade to a new pmwiki version, "cp -a pmwiki.x..y.z/. /path/to/wiki
pmwiki <tab> is the best way :-)
cd pmwiki/local cp ../docs/sample-config.php config.php vi config.php
Add the passwords, at least for the 'admin', 'attr' and 'edit' actions. replace simply the "secret" word by the password you want. A more secure way is possible, but you can set it up later.
go back in htdocs.
chmod 2777 pmwiki
and launch the wiki in your browser
PmWiki will create some files.
chmod 755 pmwiki
It's mostly done.
Add an index.php file in your pmwiki folder with
to access the wiki with just
Go in htdocs/pmwiki
Accept to overwrite the files if asked.
Paste in the file, after the first line,
Go in pmwiki/pub/skin
unzip triad.zip vi pmwiki/local/config.php
Replace as a skin 'pmwiki' by 'triad'