FreeBSD Installation

Package Installation

$ pkg upgrade -y
$ pkg install -y apache24 mod_php56 kanboard

Enable Apache in your /etc/rc.conf:

$ sysrc apache24_enable=yes

Set up PHP for Apache:

$ echo "AddType application/x-httpd-php .php" >> /usr/local/etc/apache24/Includes/php.conf
$ echo "DirectoryIndex index.php index.html" >> /usr/local/etc/apache24/Includes/php.conf

Then start Apache:

$ service apache24 start

Add symlink to Kanboard folder into your Apache docroot:

cd /usr/local/www/apache24/data
ln -s /usr/local/www/kanboard

Go to http://your.server.domain.tld/kanboard and enjoy!

Note

If you want to use additional features like LDAP integration etc. please install proper PHP module using pkg. - You may have to adjust the permissions of the folder data

Installing from ports

Generally 3 elements have to be installed:

  • Apache
  • mod_php for Apache
  • Kanboard

Fetch and extract ports…

$ portsnap fetch
$ portsnap extract

or update already existing:

$ portsnap fetch
$ portsnap update

More details regarding portsnap can be found in the FreeBSD Handbook.

Install Apache:

$ cd /usr/ports/www/apache24
$ make install clean

Enable Apache in your /etc/rc.conf:

$ sysrc apache24_enable=yes

Install mod_php for Apache:

$ cd /usr/ports/www/mod_php5
$ make install clean

Install Kanboard form ports:

$ cd /usr/ports/www/kanboard
$ make install clean

Set up PHP for Apache:

$ echo "AddType application/x-httpd-php .php" >> /usr/local/etc/apache24/Includes/php.conf
$ echo "DirectoryIndex index.php index.html" >> /usr/local/etc/apache24/Includes/php.conf

Then start Apache:

$ service apache24 start

Go to http://your.server.domain.tld/kanboard and enjoy!

Note: If you want to use additional features like LDAP integration etc. please install proper PHP module from lang/php5-extensions.

Manual installation

As of version 1.0.16 Kanboard can be found in FreeBSD ports there is no need to install it manually.

Note

Port is being hosted on bitbucket. Feel free to comment, fork and suggest updates!