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Installing SilverStripe /

Getting SilverStripe up and running on your computer and on your web server.

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installation with Ubuntu 11.04 (natty)


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Community Member, 5 Posts

28 April 2011 at 4:33pm

Hi group,
I have a problem during the installation. It throws error

date.timezone set and valid   date.timezone option in php.ini must be set in PHP 5.3.0+

My system details are as follows:

Ubuntu 11.04 (natty)
PHP Version 5.3.5-1ubuntu7
Apache 2.0
mysql 5.1.54

date/time support     enabled
"Olson" Timezone Database Version    0.system
Timezone Database     internal
Default timezone     US/Central

Directive    Local Value    Master Value
date.default_latitude    31.7667    31.7667
date.default_longitude    35.2333    35.2333
date.sunrise_zenith    90.583333   90.583333
date.sunset_zenith    90.583333   90.583333
date.timezone    US/Central   US/Central

I did not put a "" in the php ini date.timezone variable .

Any help? I need to pass this for installation and see how it works.


Community Member, 141 Posts

29 April 2011 at 12:54am

Edited: 29/04/2011 12:56am

Hi sathyashrayan,

have you seen [url=]this thread[/url]? shows a warning if you want to use US/Central for date.timezone.
(see here: [url][/url])
Maybe pick a another, suitable one from here: [url][/url]



Community Member, 5 Posts

30 April 2011 at 12:12am

Thanks for the reply. I got it solved by the following:

date.timezone : Asia/Colombo (without quotes)

I live in south part of India.

Hope this thread could be helpful for others.