Manual installation of Drush on Ubuntu 10.04LTS

In Ubuntu 10.04LTS, Drupal 7.14 and Drush 5.4

Manual installation

  1. download drush (
  2. unpack and copy the directory "drush" to "/usr/share/"
  3. Make the 'drush' command executable:
    $ sudo chmod u+x /usr/share/drush/drush
  4. Make the director "/usr/share/drush/lib" readable.
  5. create a symbolic link:
    $ sudo ln -s /usr/share/drush/drush /usr/bin/drush
  6. Go to your website and test it
    $ cd /var/www/drupal7
    $ drush status
  7. disable the file /etc/php5/cli/conf.d/ldap.ini if required by ";" before "#".