FreeBSD 10 Installation

Install from packages

$ pkg update
$ pkg upgrade
$ pkg install apache24 mod_php56 kanboard

Enable Apache in your /etc/rc.conf:

$ echo apache24_enable="YES" >> /etc/rc.conf

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!

Notes:

  • 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:

$ echo apache24_enable="YES" >> /etc/rc.conf

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.

Please note

  • Port is being hosted on bitbucket. Feel free to comment, fork and suggest updates!
  • Some features of Kanboard require that you run a daily background job.