I've always appreciated the effort that Stephen Collins put into creating The ACME Guide, which takes you through the steps of setting up a local ColdFusion development environment. This is my walk through of setting up the latest and greatest ACME stack under 64-bit Ubuntu 8.04.
I was setting up my recently installed ubuntu development environment when I ran into a frustrating issue with how CF 8 connects to MySQL.
Over the weekend, I decided to get my home development environments back in shape. I had tried installing Linux on my laptop some time ago and that was tragic. Today it's much easier.
This subject came up a few weeks ago on the DFW CFUG mailing list and again this week on the CF-Talk list. Here are some of the issues you'll face when moving a Coldfusion application from Windows to Linux.