First you should know that your Joomla 1.5 consists of two components: Joomla files and Joomla database. The files and folders of your Joomla application contain the scripts and core application code.The Joomla database contains all records for your website such as your site sections, categories, articles, etc. Let’s assume that you are running your own *LAMP or *WAMP webserver or you have a hosting account with another company. You should know the root directory where your Joomla installation resides. It is often called httpdocs, public_html or www. Those are the so-called web server root directories. How to transfer Joomla 1.5 from one host to another?
First you should know that your Joomla application (portal) consists of two components: Joomla files and Joomla database. The files and folders of your Joomla application contain the scripts and core application code.The Joomla database contains all records for your website such as your site sections, categories, articles, etc. Let’s assume that you are running your own *LAMP or *WAMP webserver or you have a web hosting account with another company. How to migrate my local Joomla installation to the Joomla installation on my hosting account
Migrating from Joomla Windows to Linux
Hey Wintersun,I did that very same transfer a few months back with my website when I decided running my server under Linux was a better option than Windows. I too opted for Ubuntu as the distro of Linux.The one thing I will say is if you're running your server for more than just testing and local use, I would seriously consider installing Apache, MySQL, & PHP using the Synaptic Package Manager instead of using XAMPP. Oddly enough, it is much easier to install this way and far easier to keep your server up-to-date since it will tell you when updates are available and can update each component seperately. Probably the greatest bonus in my opinion is the tool named Rapache, which gives you a GUI interface to manage your Apache server with. I've written some detailed tutorials you should give a glance at:http://www.myownserver.info/linuxhome/linuxserversoftware.html View topic - Migrating Joomla websites from Windows to Ubuntu?
After migration from Windows to Linux, index.php not opened. Hello I did upload by FTP the complete tested Joomla 1.5.7 site from Windows XP SP3 to Linux (Debian).Suppose my old (not Joomla) site was: http://www.my-site.com/I did put the new Joomla 1.5.7 site in a sub directory with the name: Website-JoomlaI did adjust the configuration.php file te reflect the Linux mysql server. That all did work well. Now I wanted to open the site with this URL: http://www.my-site.com/Website-Joomla/Then I get an incorrect start page of my site. Only the text on a white background.I get even an error if I select in the global configuration "Search Engine Friendly URLs" to YES (Now it is set to NO). It will display my start page correctly if I specify the following URL:http://www.my-site.com/Website-Joomla/index.php
Install Joomla on Ubuntu Joomla runs optimally in Apache, MySQL and PHP (LAMPP configuration), the same configuration used by WordPress. Joomla web development starts in the local host environment. The purpose of this tutorial is to cover the details of installing Joomla in the Linux Ubuntu operating system using XAMPP local web server.
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Installing Joomla on Windows (2000/XP/2003) - IIS Note; taken from http://forum.mamboserver.com/showthread.php?t=4570, by Phill Hardstaff A first attempt at a definitive guide to installing joomla on Windows, any comments appreciated. There is a real mix of info about installing on Windows out there, but nothing that goes from start to finish (well that I know of anyway) Once I get this right any ideas on where to post it ? I notice there is no separate forum here for Windows users, that might be a place to start ? Installing Joomla on Windows - IIS
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