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OpenEMR 4.0 Ubuntu-Debian Package Installation

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Overview

This package is basically a installation/configuration package for Ubuntu and Debian OS that also configures Apache and PHP. It is extremely simple to install, and supports automated OpenEMR upgrading.

In both Ubuntu and Debian, we recommend installing via command line.

Command line Ubuntu Installation

Commands (commands are in red)

wget downloads.sourceforge.net/openemr/openemr_4.0.0-1_all.deb
sudo apt-get update
sudo dpkg -i openemr_4.0.0-1_all.deb
(If there was an error(s), then issue the following command (type 'Y' after): sudo apt-get install -f )
-If prompted, create a mysql root password (applicable if installing mysql server)
-If prompted, enter your mysql root password (during openemr installion)

Then login to OpenEMR:

Desktop - Click in Ubuntu menu Applications-> Office-> Electronic Medical Records - OpenEMR
(user is 'admin' , password is 'pass')
(can also login to OpenEMR by browsing to http://localhost/openemr)
Server - From another computer browse to server at http://server_IP_address/openemr .
(user is 'admin' , password is 'pass')
(server IP address can be found using 'ifconfig' command)

Command line Debian Installation

Commands (commands are in red)

wget downloads.sourceforge.net/openemr/openemr_4.0.0-1_all.deb
su
apt-get update
dpkg -i openemr_4.0.0-1_all.deb
(If there was an error(s), then issue the following command (type 'Y' after): apt-get install -f )
-If prompted, create a mysql root password (applicable if installing mysql server)
-If prompted, enter your mysql root password (during openemr installion)

Then login to OpenEMR:

Desktop - Click in Debian menu Applications-> Office-> Electronic Medical Records - OpenEMR
(user is 'admin' , password is 'pass')
(can also login to OpenEMR by browsing to http://localhost/openemr)
Server - From another computer browse to server at http://server_IP_address/openemr .
(user is 'admin' , password is 'pass')
(server IP address can be found using 'ifconfig' command)

Download and install most recent patch

Instruction to do this can be found on the OpenEMR Patches page.


Support

Support:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/openemr/forums


Authors:
Brady Miller <brady@sparmy.com> http://www.bradymd.com/appliance/
Amalu Obinna <amaluobinna@aol.com>