How to Install Neos on OpenSUSE Latest

Neos is a free and open-source content management system that allows you to create dynamic and responsive websites. In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to install Neos CMS on OpenSUSE Latest.

Prerequisites

Before we start, make sure you have the following requirements:

Step 1: Update System

Open the Terminal application and update your system packages by running the following commands:

sudo zypper update

This command will check for the latest updates and prompt you to install them if any.

Step 2: Install Required Dependencies

The next step is to install the required dependencies for installing Neos. Run the following command to install the required dependencies:

sudo zypper install apache2 php7 php7-mysql apache2-mod_php7 php7-gd php7-mbstring php7-openssl php7-json php7-curl php7-zip

Step 3: Download and Install Neos

Download the latest version of Neos using the following command:

wget https://github.com/neos/neos-base-distribution/releases/download/7.2.0/neos-base-distribution-7.2.0.tar.gz

Next, extract the downloaded file into the /var/www/htdocs directory:

sudo tar -xf neos-base-distribution-7.2.0.tar.gz -C /var/www/htdocs/

Rename the extracted directory:

sudo mv /var/www/htdocs/neos-base-distribution-7.2.0 /var/www/htdocs/neos

Give the /var/www/htdocs/neos directory proper write permissions:

sudo chmod -R 777 /var/www/htdocs/neos

Step 4: Create Virtual Host for Neos

The next step is to create a virtual host file for Neos. Open the Apache configuration file in your preferred text editor:

sudo vi /etc/apache2/httpd.conf

Add the following lines at the end of the file:

<VirtualHost *:80>
    DocumentRoot /var/www/htdocs/neos/Web
    ServerName neos.local
    ErrorLog /var/log/apache2/neos-error.log
    CustomLog /var/log/apache2/neos-access.log combined
    <Directory /var/www/htdocs/neos/Web>
        Options FollowSymLinks
        AllowOverride All
        Order allow,deny
        allow from all
    </Directory>
</VirtualHost>

Save and close the file.

Restart the Apache service for the changes to take effect:

sudo systemctl restart apache2

Step 5: Access Neos CMS

You can now access Neos CMS by opening a web browser and entering http://neos.local in the address bar. You should see the Neos CMS installation page.

Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

Conclusion

In this tutorial, you learned how to install Neos CMS on OpenSUSE Latest. You also created a virtual host for Neos and accessed the CMS through a web browser. We hope this guide was helpful for you. If you have any questions or feedback, feel free to leave a comment below!

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