[Mediawiki-l] mediawiki installation error in ubuntu 10.04

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 22:52:52 UTC 2010


ren yufei wrote:
> Dear all,
> 
> There is a problem when I try to configure the mediawiki on Ubuntu 10.04.
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> Checking environment...
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> 	* PHP 5.3.2-1ubuntu4.5 installed
> Could not find a suitable database driver!
> 	* For MySQL, compile PHP using --with-mysql, or install the mysql.so module
> 	* For PostgreSQL, compile PHP using --with-pgsql, or install the pgsql.so 
> module
> 	* For SQLite, compile PHP using --with-pdo_sqlite, or install the pdo_sqlite.so 
> module
> 	* For MSSQL, compile PHP using --with-mssql not ready, or install the mssql not 
> ready.so module
> 	* For DB2, compile PHP using --with-ibm_db2, or install the ibm_db2.so moduleI 
> refer the installation guide as follows, and modified the 
> 
> /etc/apache2/apache2.conf
> and
> /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini
> as the guide said.
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Installing_Mediawiki_on_Ubuntu_10.04
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Running_MediaWiki_on_Ubuntu
...
> 
> Thank you for your help.
> 
> Yufei

Well, you don't have any database driver in php that mediawiki can use.
Try doing
sudo apt-get install php5-mysql






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