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Apache Roller 4.0 - Beginner's Guide

By : Alfonso V. Romero, Brian Fitzpatrick, Alfonso Vidal Romero
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Apache Roller 4.0 - Beginner's Guide

By: Alfonso V. Romero, Brian Fitzpatrick, Alfonso Vidal Romero

Overview of this book

Apache Roller enables you to build a fully-featured, multi-user blog server apt for all kinds of blogging sites. It is an ideal tool to create your own blogging network with unlimited users and blogs, forums, photo galleries, and more! While it is exciting to have a list of interesting features it can offer you, it might be a little difficult to get started with it by your self. This book will teach you how to get started with Apache Roller and make the most of all its features using step-by-step, detailed instructions. You will learn how to establish your internet presence with an Apache Roller blog and use the latest web tools to enhance your posts and attract visitors. You will also learn how to promote your blog on popular social bookmarking services and customize it to suit your need. This hands-on and practical book introduces you to Apache Roller. Starting off with the configuration and installation of your own blog, you'll then quickly learn how to add interesting content to your blog with the help of plenty of examples. You'll also learn how to change your blog's visual appearance with the help of Roller themes and templates and how to create a community of blogs for you and your colleagues or friends in your Apache Roller blog server. The book also looks at ways you can manage your community, and keep your site safe and secure, ensuring that it is a spam-free, enjoyable community for your users.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Apache Roller 4.0
Credits
Foreword
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Preface
Pop Quiz Answers
Index

Time for action — installing MySQL


I've been using MySQL for as long as I can remember using web applications, PHP, and Java. I still can't believe it is open source, which means it's free, well, at least the Community Server. There is also an Enterprise Server where you receive support and a lot of goodies from the MySQL team for a certain price, but as we're already experts at installing things on Linux, let's go and try the Community MySQL Edition.

  1. Open the Synaptic Package Manager and type mysql in the Quick search button. Scroll down the right panel until you locate the mysql-server and mysql-client packages. Right-click on the mysql-server package and select the Mark for installation option, then click on the Mark button in the Mark additional required changes? dialog. Right-click on the mysql-client package and select the Mark for installation option as well. Then click on the Apply button in the Synaptic Package Manager main screen:

  2. Click on the Apply button in the Summary dialog...