Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 03-27-2004, 11:08 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: Colorado
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question [B]How to make forums on linux server?[/B]

I am in the IEEE club at my college. We had originally a microsoft server, but it has been crashing so much that our president feels that Linux would work better. The only problem is nobody really knows how to transfer the microsoft forum to linux or even how to make a linux based forum. If anyone knows please help quickly. I would really enjoy it, I am not that good at linux anyway. Thanks alot.
Old 03-27-2004, 11:11 PM   #2
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Lewisville, TX
Distribution: Kubuntu
Posts: 295

Rep: Reputation: 30
There is no difference between a "Microsoft" forum and a "Linux" forum.

Are you running MySQL on the Microsoft server? It not, you will have to convert your Microsoft Database to MySQL so it's usable.

What kind of forum are you using? A custom one? Invision Power Boards? phpBB2?

Pretty much all you need to do is transfer all your forum files to the linux server. Then set up the database. Not difficult.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Relationship between LQ forums & Distro forums impeteperry LQ Suggestions & Feedback 3 11-01-2005 03:20 PM
is there a way to make a local linux server the time stamp server for win2k? Lleb_KCir Linux - General 2 09-19-2005 08:05 PM
Possible to make sub-forums in Fedora Distro johnnydangerous LQ Suggestions & Feedback 2 02-08-2005 04:37 PM
want to make linux server paschim Linux - Networking 1 11-07-2004 10:14 PM
Linux Server Forums LinuxRam LQ Suggestions & Feedback 7 08-15-2004 10:37 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:38 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration