Join Jon Peck for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing the prerequisites wget and unzip, part of Simplified Drupal Sites with Drush.
This section installing the prerequisites is intended for Linux and Mac users. …Windows users do not need to do this and should skip to the Windows …installation segment. …Before I start installation the first step I need to take is to ensure that the …prerequisites are installed. Drush leverages a gnu Wget, a free and open source …software package, for retrieving files. …And Unzip, a mechanism for extracting archives. …Without them Drush just won't work properly, so these prerequisites need to be installed. …Most hosting environments and operating systems will already have both …these commands installed. …Open a terminal and connect to your development environment. …I'll first demonstrate on my Linux virtual server, verify that Unzip is installed. …To verify, type the following: unzip. …If you do not see help listing then Unzip needs to be installed. …If the command line environment is Linux then Unzip can be installed using …the package manager. …For example, with Ubuntu and Debian systems use the command "sudo apt-get …
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