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File name: documentation/INSTALL.txt
Revision : 1.1 => 1.2 (9 years 7 months 1 weeks 1 days 21 hours 47 minutes 49 seconds ago) by trevor
Changed : +40 -39 lines
Comment: updated INSTALL.txt and README.txt

--- documentation/INSTALL.txt:1.1 Sun Sep 5 23:23:20 2004
+++ documentation/INSTALL.txt Thu Sep 16 14:01:04 2004
@@ -1,19 +1,19 @@
-CPG-Nuke: Web Portal System
-===========================
+CPG-Nuke: Advanced Content Management System
+--------------------------------------------
-PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS. IF YOU DO THIS,
+PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. IF YOU DO THIS,
YOU WILL HAVE YOUR SITE UP AND RUNNING IN JUST A FEW MINUTES.
Base Requirements
-----------------
-In order to setup CPG-Nuke the following prerequisites are necessary.
+In order to setup CPG-Nuke, the following prerequisites are necessary:
-- A (Apache) Web Server (http://www.apache.org)
-- PHP version 4.3.x or better (mod_php) Apache module (http://www.php.net)
+- An (Apache) Web Server (http://www.apache.org)
+- PHP version 4.3.x or newer (mod_php) Apache module (http://www.php.net)
- MySQL database server (http://www.mysql.com)
-This doesn't mean it won't work with other configurations, OS's, DB's, etc,
+This doesn't mean CPG-Nuke won't work with other configurations, OS's, DB's, etc,
but we only provide INSTALL instructions for the above configuration.
In fact CPG-Nuke works under Windows (all), FreeBSD, OS/2, MacOS, etc.
@@ -22,43 +22,44 @@
further details.
-******************************
-** **
-** Installing the Package **
-** **
-******************************
+Installing the Package
+----------------------
-If you are going to upgrade your website start at step 2
+If you are going to upgrade your website start at step two
If you want to run a CVSWeb read the CVS.txt documentation carefully before you
-going to install CPG-Nuke.
+install our CVS bundle onto your website
-1) Create a database called, for example, 'mycms': mysqladmin create mycms
- OR add a database thru your web control panel.
+1) Create a new database, for example, 'cpgnuke': mysqladmin create cpgnuke
+ OR add a database through your web control panel.
2) Edit the file "config.php". Change all the fields until you are happy with
the changes and they fit the need of your web site. Give special attention
to the database configuration section. When you have finished editing
- config.php file save it.
+ config.php, save it.
-3) Now upload all content from the "html" directory to your webspace.
+3) Now upload all content from the /html directory to your webspace.
-4) CHMOD the following directories to 777:
+4) CHMOD the following file to 722:
+ - cpg_error.log
+
+5) CHMOD the following directories to 777:
+ - cache
- modules/coppermine/albums
- modules/coppermine/albums/userpics
-5) In your web browser go to http://yourdomain.com/install.php
+6) In your web browser go to http://mydomain.com/install.php
The setup will install/update your database.
After the database is created you will be prompted to insert additional
- information and, if it's a new install, to make the Super user account.
- Create your Super User following the on-screen instructions.
+ information and, if it's a new install, to create the super user account.
+ Create your super user following the on-screen instructions.
-6) Login following the admin link (http://yourdomain.com/admin.php)
+7) Login following the admin link (http://mydomain.com/admin.php)
Now click on "Main Settings" and change whatever you want to fit your site
info. All the options you need to change are in the Settings menu.
-7) After installing, delete install.php and the /install directory!
+8) After installing, delete install.php and the /install directory!
Testing the Installation
@@ -66,16 +67,16 @@
Go to your homepage, for example:
- http://yourdomain.com/index.php
+ http://mydomain.com/index.php
-To login as Administrator:
+To login as administrator:
- http://yourdomain.com/admin.php
+ http://mydomain.com/admin.php
This will give you full administrator privileges to your installation of
CPG-Nuke.
- Remember to "Logout" from admin after you use it. From this area you can
+ Remember to logout from admin after you use it. From this area you can
delete or add content on your site, so never leave your computer without
logging out from the admin account.
@@ -87,7 +88,7 @@
We also recommend setting a password for your MySQL access. This is
important as some data in the nuke database is not encrypted, so for
- security reasons you need to set a password. Not only that, it's a good
+ security reasons you need to set a password. Not only that, it's a good
practice!
@@ -98,19 +99,19 @@
abuse it and if you like CPG-Nuke, use it. Spend some time getting used to the
administration interface.
- To change your site's logo, go to the themes directory and make a custom
+ To change your site's logo, go to the /themes directory and make a custom
logo for each individual theme. Just navigate around all themes and change
the graphics you want.
We removed quite a few modules from the CPG-Nuke package and put them in
-a directory called add-ons. You'll find the Journal, Web Links, Downloads and
-a few other modules in there. It's simple to use them. Just copy the contents
-of whatever module you want to install to your root directory. For example, to
-install the Downloads add-on, copy the contents of the add-ons/Downloads
+a directory called add-ons. You'll find the Journal, Web Links, Downloads and
+a few others in there. It's very easy to install them. Just copy the contents
+of whatever module you want to install to your root directory. For example, to
+install the Downloads add-on, copy the contents of the /add-ons/Downloads
directory (/admin, /blocks, /images, /modules) to your root directory. Log in
-as admin, then activate the module. That's all there is to it! Your module is
-now ready to use. Any blocks that come with the add-on are also now ready for
-use. Add them the same way you'd add any other block.
+as admin, then activate the module. That's all there is to it! Your module is
+now ready to use. Any blocks that come with the add-on are also now ready for
+use. Add them the same way you'd add any other block.
A note for the CPG-Nuke site's administrators: Only admins can view the
following data in the site:
@@ -125,11 +126,11 @@
- and MANY more...
PS: When you e-mail us asking something, just remember that we receive A LOT
-of e-mails a day!!! We don't answer, but for sure we'll read it.
+of e-mails a day! We don't answer, but for sure we'll read it.
Your best bet is to visit the forums at www.cpgnuke.com/Forums.html and post
your questions there.
-** A special thank you to all the people who have helped are in CREDITS.txt **
+** A special thank you to all the people who have helped is in CREDITS.txt **
Enjoy!


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