Moodle - open source VLE system

A quick walkthrough of the installation of Moodle on an Ubuntu Gutsy system (using MySQL as the database type).
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Peter Upfold is a technology enthusiast from the UK. Peter’s interest in Linux stems back to 2003, when curiosity got the better of him and he began using SUSE 9.0. Now he runs Linux Mint 9 on the desktop, runs a CentOS-based web server from home for his personal website and dabbles in all sorts of technology things across the Windows, Mac and open source worlds.

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  1. Lee (guest)

    # Posted on 31 October 2007 at 09:45 AM

    I've worked with moodle before, and it is a very nice system, felling very complete. Although one issue I had with it was upgrading from a previous version, it just wouldn't do it.

    Although as for authentication options LDAP, POP3 are just some, are ideal in educational environments where Windows Server + Active directory is in use.

  2. Pieter (guest)

    # Posted on 01 November 2007 at 02:17 AM

    How easy would be an installer that just did it all for you? Imagine it installing and configuring Apache, Php and MySQL. And then it nicely configures Moodle on top of these. All of this just in a few clicks..It's possible! What you need to do is just vote for the Moodle project as a future installation stack on

  3. # Posted on 21 February 2008 at 05:40 PM

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