I recently installed a Friendica test setup on DreamHost and took the time to take screenshots of the steps taken. My main motivation is to see that people with not too much informatics expertise can manage to install apps like MediaWiki using the OneClick Install of DreamHost, so, why not install Friendica in a step-by-step fashion if a good guide is provided.
Please let me know if you all like it (or not).
And, native english speakers, please correct the language over there.
Now you should choose your domain (or sub-domain).
It has to be a previous registered one (or a sub-domain of it) or a new one.
Note that, for new domains DreamHost fees may apply.
And, as always, new domains take a day or two to propagate through ...