Time and patience my friend. That's all it takes.
Might contact Bad Karma[CORE] at http://www.free-installations.info/
I think they still do free installs, and know a few tricks to get things working for you.
Somebody around here used to have a full list of compatible 000webhost CMS scripts with detailed info, but I can't seem to find it anymore.
I use Wordpress for most things here and never have any issues.