WebDNA FastCGI 8.5.1 for Debian 8 with apache

WebDNA FastCGI for Apache/Debian 8 (Jessie)

WebDNA can be used for free after installation. Just install, and try it out!

If you need extra speed for a production server use, visit store.webdna.us to purchase a certificate that will be related to your domain name. The certificate unlocks a built-in accelerator for multi-threading. See the requirements section regarding distributions supported.

Thank you for considering WebDNA, the fastest growing and most useful Web Development Tool on the planet!

Version: 8.5.1
Requirements: A fresh install of Debian 8 (Jessie) 64 bit.

This method is not suitable to update WebDNA and previous installation will be overwritten. It must be a fresh WebDNA install on a default Debian 8

Installation process ("run "command"" means you should type the command without surrounding quotes to command line and press "Enter").

Open a terminal window and become root (run "su" command there).
su root

Enter root's password when requested (the password will not be echoed).
On success, the command will change a command prompt so that it will end with a "#" sign.

This will download the proper public keys for a certificated connection
wget -qO - http://deb.webdna.us/debian8/webdna.key | sudo apt-key add -

This will add the line deb http://deb.webdna.us/jessie jessie non-free to your /etc/apt/sources.list file:
echo "deb http://deb.webdna.us/debian8 jessie non-free" >>/etc/apt/sources.list
Please note the double ">>"!
If you enter the command correctly, it will quietly modify your /etc/apt/sources.list file.

Run "apt-get update":
apt-get update

The command will update your software repository indexes. It will show you its progress on your terminal. On success, it shouldn't tell you about any errors.

Run "apt-get install webdna-fcgi-apache2=8.5.1":
apt-get install webdna-fcgi-apache2=8.5.1

apt-get will ask you if you want do install the software without checking its digital signature:
WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
Install these packages without verification [y/N]?

Accept it (press "y" and "enter").

If you have virtual hosts configured on your machine and want to have WebDNA automatically configured for them, run "webdna-configurator-fcgi" and follow its instructions.

If you want to do that manually, please read
If you don't know what "virtual hosts" are or just don't want to configure them, just ignore this.

The configurator will take care of the dependencies, directories, permissions etc...

If you have problems installing or configuring WebDNA, please send an email to our support team: support@webdna.us, and we will help you.

Thank you for using WebDNA!
WebDNA Software Corp. Dev Team.
Platform:Debian 8


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