Its very easy...
0:Set up an webserver and a database, create a database and create a user with a password.
1:Download the fourmpackage from http://www.phpbb.com
2:Unzip it and tar it up in your DocumentRoot directory.
3:Point your browser to yur ipadress or http://localhost
4:Fill in your information, Databasetype,dbuser,dbpassword.
5:Press install, 2 seconds later its done!!
oh, how about mysql settings? php? php-nuke?php-admin?
all you have to do is the create a database,user with password... Do it with a terminal as root..
Logg on as rootCode:
mysqladmin create yourdatabasename
create and grant the userCode:
mysql -A yourdatabasename
The try to connect as the user you have createdCode:
grant all on yuordatabasename.* to youruser@localhost identified by 'yourpassword';
and then enter your password....DONE!Code:
mysql -A youradtabasename -u youruser -p