How-to Quick-Start with Frog CMS on LAMP WebServer for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid 32-64bit GNU/Linux Easy Guide

May 18th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Frog CMS Quick-Start for Ubuntu Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with a Frog CMS WebSite Creation on a LAMP Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet i386/amd64 GNU+Linux WebServer.

Frog CMS simplifies content management by offering an elegant user interface, flexible templating per page, simple user management and permissions, as well as the tools necessary for file management.

Born as phpRadiant in January 2007, Frog CMS is a PHP version of Radiant CMS, a well known Ruby on Rails application.

Getting-Started with Frog CMS on Ubuntu - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Session
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Frog CMS Quick-Start for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - Open Terminal
  2. How-to Install LAMP WebServer for Ubuntu Linux

    LAMP Server Working on Ubuntu

    Apache mod_rewrite is Highly Recommended!
    Follow Instructions on Virtual Domain Creation to Use a URL for the WebSite…

  3. Testing LAMP WebServer Installation

    cd /var/www/html

    Create a PHP Info file:

    sudo touch info.php
    sudo chown www-data:www-data info.php
    sudo nano info.php

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


    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor ;)
    Open on Browser the URL:


    Linux Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Frog CMS Quick-Start - PHP Info
    You should Successfully see the PHP Info notice :)

  4. Download the Latest Frog CMS Release

    Frog CMS tar.gz Archive
  5. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Getting-Started with Frog CMS for Ubuntu Linux - Extraction
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/frog*.tar.gz -C /tmp/

    Giving Right Permissions:

    sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /tmp/frog*
  6. Relocating Frog CMS

    sudo mv /tmp/frog* /var/www/html/[mysiteDomain]
  7. Creating a MySQL Database for Frog CMS WebSite

    sudo mysql -uroot -p

    Insert the MySQL Admin Pass!
    Then on MySQL prompt to Create a Database & then exit:

    create database frog;
  8. Giving Write Permissions

    cd /var/www/html/[mysiteDomain]
    sudo chmod 777 config.php public
  9. Frog CMS WebSite Installation
    Point to:


    Or with an Enabled Apache Virtual Domain simply:


    Fill in at least the MySQL Database name & Pass and Click on Install now!
    Then You Should be Noticed of the Successful Frog CMS Installation!

  10. Removing Write Permission from config.php

    sudo chmod 444 /var/www/html/[mysiteDomain]/config.php
  11. Remove the install Directory

    sudo rm -rf /var/www/html/[mysiteDomain]/install
  12. How-to Quick-Start with Frog CMS Content Creation

    Building a Frog CMS WebSite

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