Installation on Linux/Debian

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LAMP server installation on Linux Debian

Before installing nuBuilder Forte on your server you need to make sure that Apache2, MariaDB and PHP are properly installed, configured and fully operational.

To do this, you can follow any Linux/Debian installation guide. A few links which can be helpful are listed below:

It is best to just apply the recommended settings during the installation process.

Recommended PHP modules to install (adjust acc. to your version):

php8.1-cli php8.1-fpm php8.1-pdo php8.1-mysql php8.1-zip php8.1-gd  php8.1-mbstring php8.1-curl php8.1-xml php8.1-bcmath php8.1-common php8.1-xml php8.1-intl php8.1-bz2 php8.1-soap php8.1-mysql php8.1-readline php8.1-opcache php8.1-mbstring php8.1-gd php8.1-curl php8.1-pspell php8.1-zip php8.1-tidy php8.1-sqlite3 php8.1-imap php8.1-cli php8.1-fpm php8.1-cgi php8.1-cgi-dbgsym libapache2-mod-php8.1

Creation of database.

The database for nuBuilder Forte can be created from the command line or with phpMyAdmin if installed together with LAMP server.

Please note that phpMyAdmin is included in the nuBuilder package and will be available from it after full installation and commissioning of nuBuilder.

Example (Name of database: TestDB)

In case of mysql command line the database can be created as follows:

First, open the mysql command line from the system terminal with:

mysql -u root -pYourRootPsw

Next, the DB and user can be created as follows:

create database TestDB;
create user 'globeadmin'@'%' identified by 'nuB4psw';
grant all privileges on TestDB.* to 'globeadmin'@'%';

Downloading nuBuilder Forte

Download the nuBuilder Forte zipped files from SourceForge:

wget -O

Unpack the downloaded file

unzip -d TestDB

The folder TestDB must be placed in the Apache2 folder to be accessible externally. Typically it will be:


nuBuilder configuration

Edit nuconfig-sample.php (nano editor can be used or any other)

nano /var/www/html/TestDB/nuconfig.php

For simplicity the same name and password both for DB and nuBuilder accounts were used here - but different ones can be used as well.

There are more settings possibilities in nuconfig.php but for the beginning the following ones are sufficient to set-up:

$nuConfigDBName                     = "TestDB";
$nuConfigDBUser                     = "globeadmin";
$nuConfigDBPassword                 = "nuB4psw";
$nuConfigDBGlobeadminUsername       = "globeadmin";
$nuConfigDBGlobeadminPassword       = "nuB4psw";
$nuConfigTitle                      = "TestDB - nuBuilder";

Next, rename nuconfig-sample.php to nuconfig.php.

Launch of nuBuilder

After the configuration you can login to nuBuilder with the link to the folder on your http server.

But of course you need to use your own server address.

when the login window appears enter the nuBuilder user and password:

User: globeadmin
Password: nuB4psw

All the required tables will be created automatically. So no need to import manually the initial nubuilder4.sql to MariaDB - (anyway manual import is as well allowed).

Additional system settings

Allow nuBuilder and phpMyadmin to access their temp folders.

chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/html/TestDB

cd /var/www/html/TestDB
chmod 400 nuconfig.php