Installing ColdFusion 8 on Ubuntu

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Although not officially supported by Adobe, ColdFusion 8 can be successfully installed and run on Ubuntu.

The following can be used for installing ColdFusion on Ubuntu 10.04 (32 bit):

Make sure that Apache (sudo apt-get install apache2) and and libc6-i686 are installed (sudo apt-get install libc6-i686).

sudo ./coldfusion-801-lin.bin

Specify the following:

Apache Configuration Directory: /etc/apache2
Apache Binary File: /usr/sbin/apache2
Apache Control File: /etc/init.d/apache2

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

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