phpBB vs. YaBBS


I just installed phpBB for my website then discovered YaBBS. YaBBS strikes me as more visual, nicer-looking BBS with lots of mods, whereas I didn’t find as many for phpBB (couldn’t find a user-editable events calendar, for example). Anyone with experience with both BB software care to add an opinion? Does YaBBS work on Dreamhost? Thanks in advance.

After a quick look at the instructions, everything looked ok except the chmod requirements. Since it’s a perl script, Honcho Michael will help get it working.
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the instructions seem a little convoluted, but all should work just fine on DH. There’s nothing at all odd about the chmod settings, and is something you can easily do for your self.

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