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Old 07-08-2004, 11:10 PM   #1
Necronomicom
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Help me set up a Phpbb2 forum


I created a free account in tripod, and now im attempting to set a testing phpbb2 forum, i already uploated all files in the / directory.

im having 2 problems

- when i open the install.php file in my web browser I get a bunch of error messages like

"ar([_-][a-z]+)?', 'bulgarian' => 'bg', 'catalan' => 'ca', 'czech' => 'cs', 'danish' => 'da', 'german' => 'de([_-][a-z]+)?', 'english' => 'en([_-][a-z]+)?', 'estonian' => 'et', 'finnish' => 'fi', 'french' => 'fr([_-][a-z]+)?', 'greek' => 'el', 'spanish_argentina' => 'es[_-]ar', 'spanish' => "

- it doesn't let me set up the config.php file to CHMOD 666
 
Old 07-09-2004, 12:29 AM   #2
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Unfortunately tripod does not support server side scripting...
phpbb2 utilizes PHP.

The following is from tripod help page.

Quote:
Can I use Active Server Pages or server-side includes?
Answer
Currently, Tripod does not support Active Server Pages (.asp and .asf), server-side includes (SSI), or server-side scripts that are not written in Perl. This includes (but is not limited to) JSP, PHP, ColdFusion, and XSSI
Hope this helps.
 
Old 07-09-2004, 07:34 AM   #3
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IIRC you'll need a hosting account which has both PHP support and at least one MySQL database. I don't know of any hosting companies that will provide this service for free but a google search pulls up http://www.oinko.net/freephp/ which has a directory full of them. You may find some of them already have phpbb2 or another similar board already installed.

If you're willing to pay I've been very happy with ehostpros.com

Nick
 
  


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