[Owncloud] Problems Installing v2

Aaron Reichman areichman.kde at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 23:18:45 UTC 2011


On Tuesday, August 09, 2011 10:38:16 pm theDuck wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> At last a cloud under our control, but how does one install version2.
> 
> I am using Gentoo specifically:
> 
> kernel 2.6.36
> apache 2.2.17
> php 5.36
> mysql 5.1.51
> 
> I have download the zip and inflated into ....../htdocs/owncloud and
> navigated to the the index.php page.
> 
> I have no problem with the admin account, but what sort of username is
> needed for "MySQL username". Does this username need to already exist on
> the MySQL server or is expecting a new user name?

Hello,

I believe it's expecting either the root account/password (so that it can 
create a new account) or an already existing account. Personally, and I don't 
know if this is a best practice, I give it root so it can take care of the 
setup for me.

Hope this helps,
Aaron
> 
> Your hopefully,
> 
> theDuck


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