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Installing Zurmo CRM on Ubuntu 14.04

Zurmo is an Open Source CRM software by Zurmo inc. In this article, let see how to install the community edition of this software.

Update the packages

apt-get update && apt-get upgrade

Install the dependencies required

apt-get install lamp-server^
apt-get install memcached php-apc php-soap php-pear php5-memcache php5-curl php5-imap php5-gd php5-dbg php5-mcrypt php5-ldap

Enable the required PHP modules

php5enmod pdo
php5enmod pdo_mysql
php5enmod mcrypt
php5enmod imap
php5enmod ldap

Edit php.ini and make the following changes

date.timezone = Asia/Kolkata
memory_limit = 256M
file_uploads = On
upload_max_filesize = 20M
post_max_size = 20M
max_execution_time = 300

Restart Apache server

service apache2 restart

Make the following changes in /etc/mysql/my.cnf

[mysqld]
...........
character-set-server=utf8
collation-server=utf8_unicode_ci
default-storage-engine=INNODB
max_sp_recursion_depth=100
max_allowed_packet = 20M
thread_stack = 512K
optimizer-search-depth = 0

Restart MySQL

service mysql restart

Make the following changes in the database

mysql -u root -p
mysql> create database zurmo;
mysql> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON zurmo.* TO 'zurmo'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY 'password';

Download the Zurmo PHP application

wget http://build.zurmo.com/downloads/zurmo-stable-3.1.5.a5a46793e4a5.tar.gz

Extract the package in the current directory

tar -xzvf zurmo-stable-3.1.5.a5a46793e4a5.tar.gz

Copy the files to Apache document root

rsync -avz zurmo/* /var/www/html/

Change the ownership of the files copied

chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/html

Change the following line in the file /etc/apache2/mods-available/dir.conf to look like this

DirectoryIndex index.php index.cgi index.pl index.html index.xhtml index.htm

Restart Apache

Service apache2 restart

Now load the web page in browser using the appropriate URL

http://<IP of the server>
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