I am installing SuiteCRM to aid in my California Real Estate Business, I’m doing a local install on my laptop for now until i can get a server running, i cant seem to get it right.
im at the /localhost/suiteCRM/install.php page and it says the following
Database Support was not found. Please make sure you have the necessary drivers for one of the following supported Database Types: MySQL or MS SQLServer. You might need to uncomment the extension in the php.ini file, or recompile with the right binary file, depending on your version of PHP. Please refer to your PHP Manual for more information on how to enable Database Support.
Functions associated with XML Parser Libraries that are needed by the SuiteCRM application were not found. You might need to uncomment the extension in the php.ini file, or recompile with the right binary file, depending on your version of PHP. Please refer to your PHP Manual for more information.
MB Strings Module
Functions associated with the Multibyte Strings PHP extension (mbstring) that are needed by the SuiteCRM application were not found.
Generally, the mbstring module is not enabled by default in PHP and must be activated with --enable-mbstring when the PHP binary is built. Please refer to your PHP Manual for more information on how to enable mbstring support.
Writeable Custom Directory
The Custom Directory exists but is not writeable. You may have to change permissions on it (chmod 766) or right click on it and uncheck the read only option, depending on your Operating System. Please take the needed steps to make the file writeable.
Writable Cache Sub-Directories
The files or directories listed below are not writeable or are missing and cannot be created. Depending on your Operating System, correcting this may require you to change permissions on the files or parent directory (chmod 755), or to right click on the parent directory and uncheck the ‘read only’ option and apply it to all subfolders.
Please fix the following files or directories before proceeding:
Writable Modules Sub-Directories and Files
Warning: Not Writable
Please fix the following module directories and the files under them before proceeding:
Writable Upload Directory
Warning: Not Writable
ZIP Handling Module
ZIP support not found: SuiteCRM needs ZIP support in order to process compressed files.
Location of your PHP configuration file (php.ini):
Please help, im too broke to pay for a hosted CRM at the moment and i would love to have SuiteCRM as my primary IT infrastructure in teh future
thanks everyone, hope all is well