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Here are some notes to install Alfresco 4.x and above.

Mysql database

create database alfresco default character set utf8 collate utf8_bin;
grant all on alfresco.* to 'alfresco'@'localhost' identified by 'alfresco' with grant option;
grant all on alfresco.* to 'alfresco'@'localhost.localdomain' identified by 'alfresco' with grant option

Configuration

alfresco-global.properties to modify

### database connection properties ###
db.driver=org.gjt.mm.mysql.Driver
db.username=alfresco
db.password=alfresco
db.name=alfresco
db.url=jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/alfresco

Solr Installation

The best seems this page that describes it in details: http://docs.alfresco.com/4.0/tasks/solr-install-config.html.