Installing Ubuntu 16.04 in VBox

Create a new virtual machine. I used 2 mb memory, 250 gb dynamically allocated  disk

Under settings I inserted the .iso image that I downloaded from the Ubuntu site.

Start the machine and it will boot from the .iso file.

Follow the usual setup for linux. See

Install Webamin see

Other tutorials gave errors

Other tutorials gave errors

Open the file in your editor:

  • sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
  • Then add this line to the bottom of the file to add the new repository:

deb sarge contrib

Save the file and exit the editor.

Next, add the Webmin PGP key so that your system will trust the new repository:

Next, update the list of packages to include the Webmin repository:

  • sudo apt-get update

Then install Webmin:

  • sudo apt-get install webmin

Installed lightweight gnome  sudo apt-get install xorg gnome-core gnome-system-tools gnome-app-install

Add any needed users

Addjust php settings for memory limits, etc

Mysql setup

installed phpmyadmin with sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin php-mbstring php-gettext

Create database and user in phpmyadmin

mysql -us root - p arcdeims7 < backupfile from site.sql

rysnc from production to local

sudo rsync -chavzP --stats /path/to/local/storage   (see

Check file permissons and settings.php

Create or compy website configurations over

Install solr

Note if updates held back try: autoclean and autoremove

Note if site fails  cleanurl test try deleting the ?q=