Installing FluxBB on Linux

FluxBB can use MySQL, PostgresSQL or SQLite

FluxBB can use MySQL, PostgresSQL or SQLite

FluxBB is a free open source lightweight PHP bulletin board forum

By Robin Rowe

HOLLYWOOD, CA (LinuxMovies) 11/7/2011 – Installing a forum on your website enables your users to post useful information. There are many open source PHP-based forums available. FluxBB is a good choice as a lightweight forum that supports MySQL, PostgresSQL or SQLite. Here’s how to install on Linux with MySQL.

Create table in MySQL

mysql -u root -p
CREATE USER ‘fluxbb’@’localhost’ IDENTIFIED BY ‘password’;
CREATE DATABASE fluxbb;
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON fluxbb.* TO “fluxbb”@”localhost”;
FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
EXIT;

Download and Unpack FluxBB

cd /var/www/html/YOUR_WEBSITE
wget http://fluxbb.org/download/releases/1.4.7/fluxbb-1.4.7.tar.bz2
tar xvfj fluxbb-1.4.7.tar.bz2
mv fluxbb-1.4.7 forum
chown -R apache:apache forum

Finish Installation via Web Browser

http://YOUR_WEBSITE/forum/install.php

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