The end result is to take a based install of ubuntu 10.x desktop and make it ready for php web development.
These commands download about 500MB of software.
Run it line by line as root or make a bash script out of it.
#All of these steps must be done as root.
if [ "$(whoami)" != 'root' ]; then
echo "This script must be run as root."
#Add the zend repo to apt.
echo "deb http://repos.zend.com/zend-server/deb server non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
#Add zend's signing key to the apt key ring so we can use the zend repo.
wget http://repos.zend.com/deb/zend.key -O- | sudo apt-key add -
#Add yogarine's repo so we can download the latest version of eclipse and the php development tools.
# Update your repo cached software list.
#Install eclipse with php development tools (latest), zend server (apache, php, and php control panel), mysql (cli client and server) in a single command.
apt-get install eclipse-pdt zend-server-ce-php-5.3 php-5.3-extra-extensions-zend-server-ce mysql-server mysql-client phpmyadmin
Post install Tasks:
Reboot your computer.
Eclipse will install openJDK and you must restart to complete the installation.
Visit http://127.0.0.1:10081 to complete the setup of your zend server control panel.
Setup your document root.
I usually make a directory in var for my workspace and point eclipse to that location like so.
cp /var/www/*.php ~/workspace/
sudo rm -f -r /var/www
#Replace $USER with your login name.
sudo ln -s -v ~/home/$USER/workspace/ /var/www
To access the debugger from PDT, add the following get variables to your request: