I have previously tested Liferay 6.x, and found it very interesting - but I has no project to use it for.
Now, I will take a look at Liferay Portal 7 (still have nothing to use it for)...
First, the basic install it pretty simple, add Java and Postgres to the Ubuntu:
JDK is needed, not JRE, this will give this in the logs:
Add the database:
Unzip the downloaded portal and start it:
Restart the Portal:
Reload the portal:
Here it get a bit wierd, as Username/password was never given/setup to the install - after a short google, I found that test@liferay-com/test works.
And the portal is up:
And looking at my User "NN" its not impressive - a stange mix between the input I have given and some setup automatically:
Its not fast, adding som memory etc:
to (for 3GB)