[SATLUG] Virtualization Platform (Proxmox)

jaret jaret at aberlorn.com
Thu Oct 8 00:14:06 CDT 2009

Herb Cee wrote:
> Hmmmm I have been reading the Proxmox pages but I don't find a clue 
> what to do after I DL a Template to my install I don't see a way to do 
> anything from my web admin page.
> I have DLed both Wordpress and Joomla and I see the two .gz files but ...
> 1. How do I enter the install command? I think normal would be from a 
> terminal .. "tar xvzf  debian-5.0-wordpress_2.7-1_i386.tar.gz"  ...  
> then cd into the folder and
> Type|* /"./configure" (Enter)/*|
> Type /|*"make" (Enter) *|/||Then /|*"make install" (Enter)*|/
> Then /|*"make clean" (Enter)*|/
> Then /|*"exit" (Enter)
> *|/
> 2. Is this perhaps done from the command line on the box where Proxmox 
> is installed?
> This is a frustrating thing with Linux and me because although I have 
> no trouble using Linux for all my work except some programs i like 
> that run in MSWin but trying to do something new is a bitch. I can 
> follow directions but where do I find those carefully hidden gems?
> It's been raining this morning so thought i would check out 
> wordpress... Perhaps this is a bad one to try to learn with so can you 
> give me a run down on getting any one of the templates to work?
> Thanks herb
> |*//*|

Herb, sorry but I haven't installed any templates because I was needing 
distributions that aren't in the templates. Though if I remember right, 
I think you are making it too hard. Everything is done through the 
proxmox web admin. Let me check the proxmox site quickly.  Try these....

First follow the tutorial to download a template:

Second follow the tutorial to create a vm for a template. The email 
gateway tutorial is based on a template.


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