MongoDB install on Ubuntu 9.10 UNR

tried to install MongoDB from the mongo apt repo but it failed, below are the steps to manually install mongo on ubuntu 9.10

get the files



tar xzf mongodb-linux-i686-1.4.0.tgz

create the required data directory

sudo mkdir -p /data/db
sudo chmod -Rv 777 /data/db

start the mongo server

cd mongodb-linux-i686-1.4.0/

open the mongo shell


next post will detail how to install the php mongo driver manually - without pear/pecl

Justin Kelly

Justin Kelly

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