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SirBlogaLot's picture

Silly Newbie Installation Mistakes and Ultimate Success with QuickStart

I am just 7 weeks into an intensive Drupal course (about 60 hours a week!); so my errors setting up QS are probably not the norm; though they may save others from repeating them.

The first step is to upgrade if you have less than 4GB of RAM. The virtual environment needs 1024MB (@1GB).

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clarkburbidge's picture

TurnkeyLinux or Ilk BOA Image

Has anyone thought of putting together a virtual image with BOA installed. I think this would remove some barriers and give BOA some more userfans. I know this would help me in my workflow, but I don't have chops to do it myself.

mgifford's picture

Moving from VirtualBox to Amazon's EC2

I'm excited about Quickstart, but would like to have some more direction about how to deploy this, not as a virtual instance on my desktop but on a server. I'm particularly interested in seeing how to move a customized instance over from my VirtualBox over to EC2.

There's a there's a thread here - https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/1944

Which point to places like:
http://www.ioncannon.net/system-administration/80/how-to-transfer-linux-...
http://linux.blogs.com.np/2010/04/05/how-to-move-a-virtual-machine-from-...

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GDLTD's picture

Having horrible time with Quickstart

I've had really bad experiences with VirtualBox and data loss in the past. So I was really uneasy about using Quickstart with VirtualBox. I tried to convert it to a VMWare image with no luck. So finally I just took a fresh QS ova and started using it with a fresh VirtualBox 4.0.4 (hadn't used it since v.3.)

I spent all day yesterday getting setup, installing AFP, configuring Durpal, setting up SVN. I left the VM running all night and until now. I came back to it an hour ago and was immediately getting mysql errors.

The first error I got was on the site:

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Michael Hofmockel's picture

VirtualBox Mercury

I just finished building a Mercury VirtualBox appliance to serve as a development environment. Check it out - http://michaelhofmockel.com/toughts/virtualbox-mercury
The readme will help you setup networking and supply credentials.

Thanks ChapterThree for Mercury!
Thanks Greg for you instructions (no problems following them).

ChrisRut's picture

[SUPPORT-REQUEST] Setting up an Ubuntu LAMP Server for Development on a VM

I followed this guide: How To Setup an Ubuntu LAMP Server for Development Purposes Only
But I've run into a problem. The Server I setup is on a VM (VirtualBox). I did this so I wouldn't have to manage it on my local machine and I could easily turn it on/off when needed. I used 64bit Ubuntu 9.04 Server. I gave the VM it's own Static IP address (192.168.1.105) and HostName (LAMPVM) via my Routers config.
The problem I've run into is when I try and access my virtual hosts from my HARDmachine (not the VM), it doesn't work...

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MichaelCole's picture

Drupal Dev Environment Virtual Machine. Install notes and scripts.

Hi,

Imagine being able to teach someone to review/create patches, without having to teach them to setup a LAMP development environment.
Imagine windows and mac users, friends, learning together to do (blank) with a virtual machine development environment.

I created a virtualbox Drupal development image. I wanted a simple platform to collaborate with several others on for a project. I thought others might benefit from the work.

Features include:
- Slim lightweight image (OS+tools are under 1gig)
- LAMP with APC
- Netbeans and Eclipse with debugging

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