How-to Install the Magento 1.9 Sample Data on Ubuntu Linux Based Easy Guide

June 30th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Magento 1.9 Sample Data on Ubuntu




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Magento 1.9 Sample Data on Ubuntu/Mint Linux Systems.

Magento provides sample data you can optionally install to give you an idea of what products look like in the Admin Panel and in your web store. You can use this sample data to learn how Magento works and to experiment with custom themes.

The Process described here Suppose that the User have Super-User Powers, if Not then adapt Consequently the Commands…

Installing Magento 1.9 Sample Data on Ubuntu Linux - Featured
  1. Download Latest Magento 1.9 CE Sample Data

    Magento 1.9 CE Sample tar.gz
  2. Extracting Magento 1.9 CE Sample Data

    Double-Click on the Archive
    Installing Magento 1.9 Sample Data on Ubuntu Linux - Extraction

    Or From Command Line:

    sudo su -c "tar xvzf -C /tmp/ $HOME/Downloads/magento-sample-data*.tar.gz"
  3. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+t

    Installing Magento 1.9 Sample Data on Ubuntu Linux - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Magento Sample Data & Skins

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    cp -r /tmp/magento-sample-data*/media/* /var/www/html/magento/
    cp -r /tmp/magento-sample-data*/skin/* /var/www/html/magento/
  5. Fixing Permissions

    cd /var/www/html/magento
    chown -R www-data:www-data .
    find . -type d -exec chmod 700 {} \;
    find . -type f -exec chmod 600 {} \;
    exit
  6. Loading MySQL Data into Database

    mysql -uroot -p [myDb] < /tmp/magento-sample-data*/magento_sample_data*.sql
  7. How-to Install Latest Magento 1.9 CE on Ubuntu

    Installing Magento 1.9 CE Ubuntu
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