How to Install ZoneMinder-1.36.0-focal1. on UBUNTU 21.04 ‘Hirsute Hippo’

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How to Install ZoneMinder-1.36.0-focal1. on UBUNTU 21.04 ‘Hirsute Hippo’


sudo su

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:iconnor/zoneminder-1.36

sudo apt-get update

apt install zoneminder


Configuring Mysql


/etc/init.d/mysql start

mysql -e "drop database zm;"

mysql -uroot --password=""< /usr/share/zoneminder/db/zm_create.sql 2>/dev/null

mysql -e "ALTER USER 'zmuser'@localhost IDENTIFIED BY 'zmpass';"

mysql -e "GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON zm.* TO 'zmuser'@'localhost' WITH GRANT OPTION;"

mysql -e "FLUSH PRIVILEGES ;"


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


Starting Zoneminder and apache


systemctl enable zoneminder

service zoneminder start

service apache2 reload


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