Drupal 8 on Azure

posted Apr 20, 2016, 7:16 AM by Andrew Chadick   [ updated May 5, 2016, 2:02 PM ]
Ubuntu 14.04
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo tasksel
set mysql password

Test to make sure apache2 is working by going to www.localhost.com and seeing if the test page loads

Create mysql database
mysql -uroot -p
GRANT ALL PRIVILIGES ON drupaldb.* to 'drupaldb'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'drupaldb';
flush privileges;
exit or \q
sudo mkdir /var/www/drupal

cd /var/www/drupal
sudo wget https://ftp.drupal.org/files/projects/drupal-8.1.0.tar.gz
sudo tar -zxvf drupal-8.1.0.tar.gz
sudo chown -R www-data:www-data drupal-8.1.0

cd /etc/apache2/sites-available
sudo nano 000-default.conf

ServerAdmin email@domain.com
ServerName HostName
DocumentRoot /var/www/drupal
<Directory /var/www/drupal>
    Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
    AllowOverride All
    Order allow,deny
    allow from all
Cntrl +X, Y, enter

sudo a2ensite drupal
sudo service apache2 reload

sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql phpmyadmin

Open browser and go to your website hostname/drupal, select the directory 8.1.0 and the install process will start

If you followed all that, now remove it all, it breaks.
sudo apt-get remove apache2 php5-mysql php5-gd libapache2-mod-php5 mysql-server
sudo apt-get autoremove
sudo apt-get autoclean

List of all MySQL commands:
Note that all text commands must be first on line and end with ';'
?         (\?) Synonym for `help'.
clear     (\c) Clear the current input statement.
connect   (\r) Reconnect to the server. Optional arguments are db and host.
delimiter (\d) Set statement delimiter.
edit      (\e) Edit command with $EDITOR.
ego       (\G) Send command to mysql server, display result vertically.
exit      (\q) Exit mysql. Same as quit.
go        (\g) Send command to mysql server.
help      (\h) Display this help.
nopager   (\n) Disable pager, print to stdout.
notee     (\t) Don't write into outfile.
pager     (\P) Set PAGER [to_pager]. Print the query results via PAGER.
print     (\p) Print current command.
prompt    (\R) Change your mysql prompt.
quit      (\q) Quit mysql.
rehash    (\#) Rebuild completion hash.
source    (\.) Execute an SQL script file. Takes a file name as an argument.
status    (\s) Get status information from the server.
system    (\!) Execute a system shell command.
tee       (\T) Set outfile [to_outfile]. Append everything into given
use       (\u) Use another database. Takes database name as argument.
charset   (\C) Switch to another charset. Might be needed for processing
               binlog with multi-byte charsets.
warnings  (\W) Show warnings after every statement.
nowarning (\w) Don't show warnings after every statement.