Join Jon Peck for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing Drush manually, part of Drupal: Simplify Sites with Drush.
Depending on the available permissions and comfort level a manual installation…may be the most appropriate.…At the highest level, Drush manual installation is just unzipping the archive.…However, there are couple steps involved in making it useful which I will demonstrate.…First, download Drush using Wget.…Wget in its simplest operation just takes URL which it will download to the…current directory, type "wget" then URL of Drush 5.8,…http/ftp.drupal.org/files/ projects/drush-7.x-5.8.zip.…
Now that the archive has downloaded, extract it using the Unzip command, "unzip drush".…Now that the contents have been extracted, I no longer need the archive, so I'll…remove it to keep my home directory clean.…The zip file contains a single directory named Drush, change directory to the…Drush directory "cd drush".…Next, I'm going to use the chmod command to grant myself execution permissions…on the Drush executable, chmod u stands for user, plus (+) means to add, and x…stands for execution followed by the name of the command, "drush".…
The course describes how to manage users, download and install modules and themes, archive and restore your entire site, and employ site variables for fast, full control over your Drupal sites. Plus, discover how to script an entire Drupal site installation with and without site profiles.
- What is Drush?
- Installing the prerequisite files
- Installing Drush with PEAR, manually, and just for Windows
- Installing Drupal sites
- Managing themes
- Controlling user access
- Controlling cache and cron
- Reading logs
- Updating modules