[CentOS] Drupal installation

Fri Jul 24 17:27:40 UTC 2009
David G. Miller <dave at davenjudy.org>

Timothy Murphy <gayleard at ...> writes:

> Does anyone have experience of drupal installation under CentoOS-5.3
> with MySQL database preferably accessed through phpMyAdmin.
> I want to install drupal more or less as an experiment,
> and I'm looking for a 1- or 2-page document 
> that just lists precisely what steps to take.
> I've had a quick look at the official installation instructions,
> and I found them confusing and contradictory.

I installed Drupal 6 a while ago since I wanted something more powerful that
WordPress.  I captured my experience in a series of postings at:


Yes, you probably want to have a separate database user for Drupal.  I don't
think it's a requirement; just good practice.

I found the book "Building powerful and robust websites with Drupal 6" by David
Mercer to be very helpful.