Installation guide for Chamilo 1.11.4 on Digital Ocean with PHP7

This guide will take you through the process of installing the Chamilo e-learning portal, version 1.11.4 on a fresh Digital Ocean instance,on an Ubuntu 17.04 64bit distribution.

To follow this guide, you should be familiar with the notion of SSH keys and installing/configuring server software on Ubuntu 16.* or 17.*.

Previous articles on this blog explain how to install Chamilo 1.9 using Juju Charms, how to install 1.10.2 on Ubuntu 15.10, and 1.10.* on Ubuntu 16.04. The packages available on Ubuntu 17.04 being slightly different, we decided to write this guide to make sure the package could be installed easily by anyone with a minimum of technical skills and a will to learn.

Step 1: Get a Digital Ocean instance If you don’t have one, create an account on Digital Ocean Give a credit card account or make a payment through PayPal (you might not need it for the first few bucks you’ll need to follow this guide) Create a (cheap) instance of 1GB RAM ($10/month) with Ubuntu 17.04 x64. Give an SSH key so that you can connect to your instance with “ssh [email protected][instance-ip]” Step 2: Setup temporary domain name

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