How to Install ZoneMinder, v1.34.12. on UBUNTU 20.04 LTS ( Focal Fossa)

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Installation of Zoneminder To install Zoneminder v1.34.12. (stable)Please refer Connor’s web site Open the terminal and run following commands.

sudo su


sudo add-apt-repository ppa:iconnor/zoneminder-1.34


sudo apt-get update


apt install zoneminder


Configuring Mysql and Changing root password


rm /etc/mysql/my.cnf


cp /etc/mysql/mysql.conf.d/mysqld.cnf /etc/mysql/my.cnf


/etc/init.d/mysql start


mysql


ALTER USER 'root'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'yourpassword';


FLUSH PRIVILEGES ;


quit


Creating zm sql data base


mysql -uroot -p < /usr/share/zoneminder/db/zm_create.sql


mysql

CREATE USER 'zmuser'@localhost IDENTIFIED BY 'zmpass';

(If CREATE does not work try with ALTER )

GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON zm.* TO 'zmuser'@'localhost' WITH GRANT OPTION;

FLUSH PRIVILEGES ;

quit


mysqladmin -uroot -p reload


Configuring Zoneminder


chmod 740 /etc/zm/zm.conf

chown root:www-data /etc/zm/zm.conf

adduser www-data video

a2enmod cgi

a2enconf zoneminder

a2enmod rewrite

a2enmod headers

a2enmod expires<c/ode>


Starting Zoneminder and apache


<code>systemctl enable zoneminder

service zoneminder start

service apache2 reload


Open zoneminder web console (http://localhost/zm/)