In some cases, it may be needed to extract files with an additional p switch:
tar -zxvpf pmwiki-latest.tgz
This document needs some clarification. At one point it says to create an index.php file with the text:
A few lines down, it says to create a file with the text:
I'm unsure which is correct.
To make pmwiki.php the default page for the pmwiki/ resource, it is not necessary (well, sometimes, see below) to rename pmwiki.php or add a malformed index.php. Instead, add a file named .htaccess with the content:
Much cleaner. However this does assume that the web host allows you to create .htaccess files, is running Apache and will honour the DirectoryIndex command in .htaccess files.
--Fatman? October 01, 2010, at 07:46 AM