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no luck to move minibb to new server how to? & what i did

Author cp_9
#1 | Posted: 26 Jun 2013 21:14 | Edited by: cp_9 
Hi all,

I wonder what i made wrong, my feeling says it's a a very simple thing.. but i an blind from trying :-) Whenever i am trying to go to the forum, i get only a blank white screen (no source code)

I want to move a running minibb installation to another server. What i did:

1) i set up a "lamp" server as shown here:

2) made a dump of my mysql database with "mysqldump" into a .sql file

3) copyed the /var/www/minibbc folder (that's where my installation of minibb sits) to the new machine and set the chown/chmod as it was on the original machine

4) using mysql, created the database and run "source mydump.sql" in mysql -> all tables are there with content.

I thought that's it, but when i go to to mywebserver/minibbc/index.php i see nothing at all, and when i check the source code i see also nothing at all.

I am not an expert, i think it's something very easy. thanks for any help getting nearer to the problem!

Author cp_9
#2 | Posted: 26 Jun 2013 22:12 
i am a little further:

to see what happens, i fould that i can set this lines to my index.php:

ini_set('error_reporting', E_ALL);
ini_set('display_errors', 'On'); //On or Off

now it shows an error:

Fatal error: Call to undefined function gd_info() in /var/www/minibbc/bb_plugins.php on line 185

what's it?

Author cp_9
#3 | Posted: 26 Jun 2013 22:27 
hmm.. seems that php5-gd was not installed (what is it? :-)

apt-get install php5-gd

and restarting apache it works now as it should. For the moment! :-)

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#4 | Posted: 27 Jun 2013 11:46 
I'm wondering seeing that you propose "you are not an expert" at the same time you're trying to configure and setup LAMP.
I think if you are up to it, you shall go through all of this problems on your own and learn.
Good to see you're in progress on it :)

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