for Ubuntu/Debian

replace kwf-cms-demo with name of your app.

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1. Install required packages

    sudo apt-get install php5-cli apache2 libapache2-mod-php5 \
        mysql-server php5-mysql php5-tidy php-apc php5-imagick \
        git-core php5-json memcached php5-memcache

    #Additional packages if you plan to build on this server:
    sudo apt-get install nodejs nodejs-legacy npm

2. Configure PHP (if php <= 5.5)


apc.shm_size = 128M
apc.enable_cli = on
apc.cache_by_default = on
apc.user_ttl = 60
apc.slam_defense = 0
apc.write_lock = 1


Search for short_open_tag and set it to

short_open_tag = On

3. Create local test domain

add kwf-cms-demo.local to /etc/hosts, example: localhost kwf-cms-demo.local

4. Configure Apache: Create Virtual Host

create /etc/apache2/sites-available/kwf-cms-demo.conf with following contents:

<VirtualHost *:80>
        ServerName kwf-cms-demo.local
        DocumentRoot /var/www/kwf-cms-demo
        <Directory /var/www/kwf-cms-demo/>
                Options FollowSymLinks
                AllowOverride All
                Order allow,deny
                allow from all
        ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log
        LogLevel warn
        CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/access.log combined

5. Configure Apache: enable required module and new site

sudo a2enmod rewrite
sudo a2ensite kwf-cms-demo

6. Reload Apache (to enable the new site)

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 reload

7. Install App and Koala

You are now ready to install Koala Framework with your preferred method.