Recently i willing to learn laravel framework because of its rich features towards web development and that borrows a lot from Rails.In previous i have used the CodeIgniter for my projects.
This post is mainly for beginners, To Install laravel 4 on ubuntu 12.04
To install composer via terminal , type the command
# curl -sS https://getcomposer.org/installer | php
Move the composer to usr/local/bin to access composer globally
# mv composer.phar /usr/local/bin/composer
check if the composer is available globally by simply type
To install laravel via Git Clone repository first you have to install Git on your machine , if Git is installed in your machine then clone Laravel git repository as
# git clone https://github.com/laravel/laravel.git /opt/lampp/htdocs/lara_test1
here lara_test1 our newly created project directory for installing laravel , To view the files inside the newly created project folder
# cd /opt/lampp/htdocs/lara_test1
To install composer to our project directory
# composer install
while installing composer if the error thrown such as
Laravel requires the Mcrypt PHP extension.
then you have to install the mycript library , for that simply use
# sudo apt-get install php5-mcrypt
and after that again re-install composer , it may fix issues.
And finally open your web browser and simply go to
Also , dont forget to change the persmission of folders within app/storage .
Every thing goes fine, you welcome with laravel's default message with Logo.