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How to install Frontaccounting through SSH

How to install Frontaccounting through SSH

Step 1) Connect to your server

Using Terminal or Putty, SSH to your server, in the case of Terminal use the following:


If you encounter the warning “The authenticity of host ‘ (’ can’t be established.” you can type yes, hit enter, and move on.

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Step 2) Downloading FrontAccounting

Move into the public_html directory with the following command:

cd public_html

Here you can download WordPress using wget:


To extract WordPress, please use the tar command

tar xfz FA2.3.24.tar.gz

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Step 3) Creating a Database

You can create a Database quickly via your host’s control panel, or through the terminal with the following steps.

Enter MySQL with this command.

mysql -u username -p

You’ll be prompted for your password so be sure to have that handy.

create database fa2324;

grant usage on *.* tousername@localhost identified by'password';

grant all privileges on fa2324.*to username@localhost;

use fa2324;

If successful (it will say ‘database changed’) leave the MySQL session by entering exit at the prompt.

Step 4) Configuring FA

Now, you can move to browser and type the url on your browser and ends with “/frontaccounting”

it will open the installation page. than go with as usual installation procedures.

Step 5) Complete the Installation

After completing the installation login with your chosen username and password.


About Varadharaj V

The founder of Kvcodes, Varadharaj V is an ERP Analyst and a Web developer specializing in WordPress(WP), WP Theme development, WP Plugin development, Frontaccounting(FA), Sales, Purchases, Inventory, Ledgers, Payroll & HRM, CRM, FA Core Customization, PHP and Data Analyst. Database Management Advance Level

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