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How to Install Aegir Drupal Hosting Platform on Ubuntu

This tutorial covers installing Aegir hosting system for Drupal websites on Ubuntu, including all the requirements such as Apache and Drush. If you administer more than a handful of Drupal websites and regularly use Drush and Git, check it out, it's definitely a lifesaver.

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Tutorial In a Nutshell

I'm not going over the details here as we mostly follow the manual instructions on the Aegir website. There're just a few things to keep in mind here.

First of all, make sure your hostname in /etc/hosts and /etc/hostname only has lower case letters (you can check this by running hostname and hostname -f commands in the terminal).

Additionally, if you're installing on the local server (such as using Virtualbox, for example), the IP for your domain name in /etc/hosts should be (it's probably going to be by default).