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Drupal by David Mercer

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Obtaining and Installing PHP, Apache, and MySQL

As mentioned in the previous section, we are going to make use of a package installation in order to simplify the task of creating a workable development environment. You will notice that most software installation is really about learning a single process and repeating it for whatever software you need. More often than not, you will:

  1. Go to the software producer's site
  2. Find the download page
  3. Download the software
  4. Unpack the software or run the executable file, depending on the method of installation
  5. Install the software
  6. Configure your installation
  7. Test your setup

That sounds easy enough; so head on over to http://apache2triad.net/, which is the homepage for the Apache2Triad project and click the Downloads ...

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