Debian Packages

server #friendica #debian #packages Mo 30 Januar 2017

As I’ve played a bit with the installer on a clean Debian Jessie VM, I have a clean list of packages needed on Debian to run a Friendica node. Note that this is the easiest package list. Performance improvements can be made by e.g. using PHP7 instead of PHP5 (which works at the moment). Or by switching Apache against a smaller web-server engine.

Package List:

  • apache2
  • apache2-doc
  • apache2-utils
  • mariadb-server
  • mariadb-client
  • php5-mcrypt
  • php5-mysql
  • php5-curl
  • php5-gd
  • php5-imagick
  • libapache2-mod-php5

Apache Modules:

Make sure to have mod_rewrite enabled by running a2enmod rewrite. And restart the server afterwards.

For simplicity sake, I’ve put all of Friendicas files into the $Documentroot of Apache (which is /var/www/html) And gave ownership of all files to www-data by running chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/html.

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