Downloaded file installerlinux.tar.gz from web site

copied file to Ubuntu Server administrator's home folder, subfolder ihtml

extracted the contents of the file:

tar -zxvf installerlinux.tar.gz

sudo su

cd installer

Installed unix odbc driver:

apt-get install unixodbc

Installed libssl:

apt-get install libssl-dev


2/11/2013 - Was not able to get ihtml installer to run all the way through, so after asking for help on the ihtml mailing list, received the necessary files in a zip.

Unzipped the files to /usr/ihtml

Added license info to file located here:


Added a section to apache config file /etc/apache2/apache2.conf:

DirectoryIndex index.php index.ihtml index.html index.htm

# iHTML Module
AddType text/ihtml .ihtml
AddHandler ihtml-handler .ihtml .inc
LoadModule ihtml_module /usr/ihtml/

Attempted to restart apache:

service apache2 restart

It complained about a missing library:

More Googling.. found forum post that said do this:

apt-get install libgd2-xpm-dev

which downloaded 28.7 MB of files. After that restarted apache2, successfully started this time.