[Mediawiki-l] Installing MediaWiki on a co-lo server

Gary Kirk gary.kirk at gmail.com
Tue Oct 17 20:19:19 UTC 2006


So once I've "unpacked" the tar.gz, I upload the unpacked files and
folders to my webspace?  And then use phpMyAdmin I guess!


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Gary Kirk

On 10/17/06, Robert Leverington <lcarsdata at googlemail.com> wrote:
> You need to download the latest version of MediaWiki from sourceforge,
> the .tar.gz file as you thought.
>
> MediaWiki needs to be unpacked to run on a server, this can be done
> manually in Windows XP using an unpacking program such as WikiRAR or
> WinZip or (I think) done via UNIX on some servers. Once you have
> unpacked it (or before if you are using the second method) you need to
> create a MySQL database using your web hosting package and then go to
> the wiki directory where it will prompt you to install MediaWiki.
>
> On 17/10/06, Gary Kirk <gary.kirk at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm getting a shared package and  wanting to install MediaWiki there.
> > It's Linux hosting and has all the prerequisites. My question is this:
> > what is it I am supported to download, and install? I think I'm
> > supposed to download the tar.gz file, but then what? Do I upload it
> > (via FTP) to my webspace, and if so, will it unpack itself or what? I
> > run Windows XP on my desktop. For the record, I haven't purchased the
> > package yet, so I can't try things out yet, just want advice.
> >
> > Thanks
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