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Moodle 2 Administration by Alex Buchner

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Chapter 1. Moodle Installation

Let's get started by installing Moodle.

After providing an overview that describes which setup is most suitable, software and hardware requirements will be outlined.

We will then cover the following:

  • Installation of Moodle in a LAMP/Unix environment
  • Installation of Moodle in a Windows environment
  • Installation of Moodle in a Mac OS X environment
  • Installation of Moodle via the Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Upgrading Moodle manually and via CLI, CVS, and GIT

You will only need to study the section(s) of the operating system(s) you are planning to use. Moodle can be scaled from a single instructor to an entire institution. We will only be able to cover the most "popular" installations and present solutions to some common problems. ...

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