Lightweight forum FluxBB


FluxBB is a fork of the lightweight PHP/MySQL-based forum PunbBB.


Set up an SMTP mail server


  1. If you choose to save data in MySQL, first, set up and configure MySQL. Create a database that will be used for FluxBB:
    1. mysql> CREATE DATABASE fluxbb;
    2. mysql> CREATE USER 'fluxbbadmin'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'test';
    3. mysql> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON fluxbb.* TO 'fluxbbadmin'@'localhost' WITH GRANT OPTION;
    4. mysql> SHOW GRANTS FOR 'fluxbbadmin'@'localhost';
    5. mysql> EXIT
    6. # mysql -u fluxbbadmin -p
    7. mysql> EXIT


  1. cd /tmp
  2. mkdir fluxbb
  3. cd fluxbb
  4. wget -c
  5. tar xzvf fluxbb-1.4.1.tar.gz
  6. rm fluxbb-1.4.1.tar.gz
  7. cd ..
  8. mv fluxbb /var/www
  9. cd /var/www/fluxbb
  10. chmod -R 777 ./cache/ ./img/avatars/
  11. http://srv/fluxbb/install.php
  12. Download the generated config.php, and upload it at the root of the Fluxbb directory
  13. http://srv/fluxbb/


Making the forum title clickable?

alternative to clicking on Index

Delegating user authentication to FluxBB from an external PHP application