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Trying to install on Linux 2.4 with Apache 1.3 and Mysql and php4. php myadmin installed and working.


When I get to step 5 of the installation it skips to step 7 and the screen shows the logo and


New Installation


Database import


and then white space the rest of the way down the page. No error messages, no borders boxes. Everything cut off.


Does the install log error messages to a file?


Since my original post I've uninstalled and redownloaded oscommerce. I copied the example database and phpmyadmin finds it ok.. I'm using konqueror and firefox under linux as browsers


A response to my original post referenced bug 1640 , I'm not sure this is the same TIA .

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When you get to the page for Step 7, do a "Show Source" and look at the bottom of the source page. There may be an error message that is not showing up in the browser due to HTML formatting.




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Thanks, but no joy:


<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">



<title>osCommerce :// Open Source E-Commerce Solutions</title>

<meta name="ROBOTS" content="NOFOLLOW">

<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="templates/main_page/stylesheet.css">

<script language="javascript" src="templates/main_page/javascript.js"></script>


<body text="#000000" bgcolor="#ffffff" leftmargin="0" topmargin="0" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0">

<!-- header //-->

<p> </p>

<table width="75%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center">
   <td><table width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
       <td width="1%"><img src="images/layout/topleft.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"></td>
       <td width="98%" background="images/layout/topmid.gif"><img src="images/pixel_trans.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"></td>

       <td width="1%"><img src="images/layout/topright.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"></td>
       <td width="1%" background="images/layout/midleft.gif"><img src="images/pixel_trans.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"></td>
       <td width="98%" bgcolor="ffffff"><table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" align="center">
           <td><img src="images/layout/left_header_curve.gif"></td>
           <td width="100%" background="images/layout/middle_header_filler.gif"> </td>
           <td align="right" valign="top"><img src="images/oscommerce.gif" border="0" alt="osCommerce"></td>

<!-- header_eof //-->

<table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%" border="0" align="center">
   <td width="5%" class="leftColumn" valign="top" background="images/layout/left_column_background.gif"><img src="images/layout/left_column_top.gif"></td>
   <td width="85%" valign="top">
<p class="pageTitle">New Installation</p>

<p><b>Database Import</b></p>


Tried withMS explorer too, same result.. I think I'll try d/l of an earlier version and see what happens.

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Just forget about using the install program at all. It sounds like you've got the sample database imported and the files loaded.


Just go and edit the two configure.php files, one in catalog/incudes and the other in catalog/admin/includes.


The installation program is very simple and does nothing but help you import the database and make a few settings in these two files.


You sound competent enough to figure out what the config settings should be and the files are commented.

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