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Elgg Social Networking by Mayank Sharma

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Appendix A. Installing Elgg

In addition to its impressive feature list, Elgg is an admin's dolly. It can install in the popular Linux web application rollout stack of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP, fondly referred to as LAMP. As MySQL and PHP can run under Windows operating system as well, you can set up Elgg to serve your purpose for such an environment.

Setting Up LAMP

Let's look at setting up the Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP web server environment. There are several reasons for the LAMP stack's popularity. While most people enjoy the freedom offered by these Open Source software, small business and non-profits will also be impressed by its procurement cost: $0.

Step 1: Install Linux

The critical difference between setting up Elgg under Windows or ...

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