General installation requirements

ResourceSpace normally operates on the LAMP stack and requires the following core programs:
  • MySQL or MariaDB - The database
    • MySQL version 5.6+
    • MariaDB version 5.5+
  • Apache - The web server
    • Version 2.2+, 2.4 recommended
  • PHP - The server side programming language
    • Version 5.6+
The following PHP extensions are required:
  • php-gd
  • php-dev
  • php-mysql
  • php-mbstring
  • php-zip
In addition to the core programs the following applications are also required, for which the latest version is recommended:
  • ImageMagick - For creating previews of images
  • FFmpeg - For creating previews of video and audio files
  • Ghostscript - For creating previews of PDF files
  • ExifTool - For reading and writing Exif data from files