Walkthrough Installation of WackoWiki v6.0.17

Installing WackoWiki on a new Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.


Evaggelos Balaskas



1. Ansible Role

Example ansible role for the wackowiki for the Requirements section: WackoWiki Ansible Role


2. Requirements


Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

apt -y install
      apache2
      libapache2-mod-php
      mariadb-server
      php
      php-bcmath
      php-common
      php-ctype
      php-gd
      php-iconv
      php-intl
      php-json
      php-mbstring
      php-mysql
      unzip

3. Apache2

We need to enable mod_reqwrite in apache2 but also to add the appropriate configuration in the default conf in VirtualHost

# a2enmod rewrite

# vim /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf


<VirtualHost *:80>
...
    # enable.htaccess
    <Directory /var/www/html/>
        Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
        AllowOverride All
        Require all granted
    </Directory>
...
</VirtualHost>

4. MySQL

wacko.sql

CREATE DATABASE IF NOT EXISTS wacko;
CREATE USER 'wacko'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'YOURNEWPASSWORD';
GRANT  ALL PRIVILEGES ON wacko.* TO 'wacko'@'localhost';
FLUSH  PRIVILEGES;

# mysql < wacko.sql

5. WackoWiki


curl -sLO https://downloads.sourceforge.net/wackowiki/wacko.r6.0.17.zip
unzip wacko.r6.0.17.zip
mv wacko.r6.0.17/wacko /var/www/html/wacko/
chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/html/wacko/

6. Web Installation












7. Post Install

Last, we need to remove write permission for the WackoWiki configuration file and remove setup folder

# chmod -w /var/www/html/wacko/config/config.php
# mv /var/www/html/wacko/setup/ /var/www/html/._setup