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How do I install plugins for WordPress?

I've installed WordPress by the Software Centre, now what I'm interested in doing is adding plugins and the codex centre (http://codex.wordpress.org/Managing_Plugins) tells me that I should see a ...
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Wordpress permissions Ubuntu

While trying to upload a header image to Wordpress theme twenty eleven I get this error: Unable to create directory /srv/www/wp-uploads/i3e.ndu.edu.lb/2012/11. Is its parent directory writable by the ...
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Abort class-pclzip.php : Missing zlib extensions

Since I recovered from some mess that I was having after upgrading my Ubuntu server to 14.04, the two Wordpress websites that I have hosted on the server have been randomly displaying the following ...
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Wordpress alias problem

I have configuration like this: Alias /blog /usr/share/wordpress Alias /blog/wp-content /var/lib/wordpress/wp-content <Directory /usr/share/wordpress> Options FollowSymLinks ...
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Migrating From WAMP to Ubuntu Desktop

I am moving my Wordpress site from a WAMP stack on Win7 to Ubuntu Desktop 13.10. Upon export i realized that all the tables had been written as InnoDB rather than MyISAM, so i did a find/replace to ...
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Asking for authentication informationon Ubuntu 12.04 with XAMPP

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with XAMPP. In Ubuntu I'm using XAMPP as localhost. I'm using wordpress, but when I'm installing a new theme or plugin it is asking me for authentication information like ...
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Change language encoding for file uploading

Previously we were running a Wordpress site on a Mac OS Server machine. We had several hundred images with Chinese characters for the image names. Now we're trying to migrate to a Ubuntu system and ...
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Trouble working on wordpress development locally due to file permissions

I am a newbie wordpress developer switched to ubuntu 12.04 from win 7. I find these root file permissions really difficult to deal with. i installed geany but can't open root files with it. How do ...
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WordPress installation on Ubuntu 12.10

I am new in Ubuntu. Recently I am using Ubuntu 12.10. When I used window xp I used WordPress in XAMPP. The installation press of WordPress in windows xp on XAMPP is very simple, only copy the ...
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Major Server Issue

lately I have been loading my website, and almost every time I do (once or twice a day) the message: "Error establishing a database connection". I have resolved it temporarily by stopping and starting ...
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How can I set up multiple local wordpress sites using wordpress from the repo?

I want to set up multiple local Wordpress sites for test purposes. I tried the following instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WordPress ...
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MySQL Server keep shutting down

mysql server is keep shutting down, i am using DigitalOcean 512 MB Memory and 20GB Disk. I am running WordPress and iRedMail. Here are my Error Logs: Version: '5.5.38-0ubuntu0.14.04.1' socket: ...
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your host may have disabled the mail() function

After installing lampp, I have this error on a website (a wordpress locally hosted) trying to send an email: The e-mail could not be sent. Possible reason: your host may have disabled the mail() ...
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Wordpress / Apache Permissions

I have Apache and wordpress installed on my ubuntu, everytime I try to upload a widget or anything, I get an error... Tried using.. $ sudo chmod 777 /var/www* but still nothing.. Any Advice? ...
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Getting SFTP to update Wordpress

It took me a while to figure out how to install SFTP, and set up a user, sftpwp, that was restricted to it's own home directory and to using only those commands that are internal to SFTP. I created ...
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12.04.4 + MySQL 5.5 + Wordpress - MySQL Service Fails to Start

It appears that the issue is around the MySQL services starting as I receive the following in my /var/log/syslog when I attempt to restart the mysql service: Jan 17 08:19:38 blog kernel: [ ...
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Employing Ubuntu webapps integration on wordpress site

How can I integrate unity webapps on my self hosted Wordpress site. Locally I am getting the quicklist options but is there a way using it will be prompt for integration with the unity like Gmail or ...
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12.04 - MySql won't start by using service mysql start

The only way I was able to get MySql to start was to issue: mysqld When I issued this command, it started rolling back some database transactions that were conflicted. I have tried issuing ...
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error in displaying local wordpress website

i have installed wordpress correctly on my Xubuntu 12.04 and it works perfectly normal for my system, when i access the same on another system then it doesn't show the page UI properly, means there is ...
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Ubuntu Web Server is not Accessible outside Localhost

I have a web server running the latest version of Ubuntu, LAMP stack and everything else required to run a local server. I managed to install wordpress on localhost/wordpress. And going to just ...
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wordpress installed but not opening the page

I have installed wordpress under /var/www/wordpress and when I try to access my site using mydomainname/wordpress/wp-admin, it downloads a file rather than opening anything. Can anyone help. Please. ...
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How do I configure Wordpress to update automatically?

I installed apache2, mysql, php5 and phpmyadmin Now i moved my old Wordpress installtion from my htdocs Folder under Windows in my /var/www/ Folder under Ubuntu. Now, when i want to update some of ...
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YouTube video plays fine on Youtube website but plays back choppy in WP blog regardless of browser

Anyway... I have placed a video welcome message in my WP blog homepage. It is nothing huge or special but there it is. Now it plays back OK in youtube ( recorded on my phone so not spectacular ...
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Installing wordpress with remote access

Probably a very easy question to solve, but is there any recent information on how to install wordpress with remote access? I've found a few online but they're all a few years old and giving ...
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Wordpress can't see symlink theme

I know there are security issues with symlinks but this is for development purposes on my local machine only. I am trying to set up my wordpress development server. My workflow results in a build ...
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Why do I get 404 on LAMP Permalinks (Using wordpress)

I have been working on a website on an ubuntu server (amazone) and I get 404s entering pages. I'll give all the information I can regarding the problem. On WordPress Refresh page: I ...
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Problems setting up LAMP on Lubuntu

Trying to install LAMP to localhost in order to tryout a wordpress site. Following these tutorials: 1- http://www.wpexplorer.com/locally-install-wordpress-on-ubuntu/ 2- ...
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permiss in Apache2 Ubuntu

Please help me for permiss in Ubuntu. I setup Apache2 on Ubuntu 14.04 and I was config documentRoot to /mnt/Data/public_html I was changed owner: sudo chown -R user_name:www-data ...
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WordPress FTP permissions

I'm trying to learn about web administration, but I have several hiccups: How do I configure the FTP user account in order to install WordPress plugins, etc. securely so that no one can hack my ...
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Apache not starting in Ubuntu 14.04 after updating /etc/apache2/apache2.conf

Before the question let me give some background info: I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on Digital Ocean droplet and have set up Wordpress on that using ...
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Unable to install wordpress theme in Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop

I have my wordpress installed and started fine at this http://localhost/wordpress $cd /var $ls -l ... drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 नवम्बर 13 23:33 www $ls -l www drwxr-xr-x 5 user1 user1 4096 ...
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htaccess in a directory under one with another htaccess

On my Apache Server on a Ubuntu machine, I have this structure to host a website under '/' and a WordPress blog under '/myblog' directory: --- root_directory/.htaccess --- root_directory/php_stuff ...
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JUJU - deployed wordpress and mysql - Error establishing a database connection

After a week of deploying wordpress on juju with mysql, the site has gone down with the error: "Error establishing a database connection". Juju status is not working at all and I can't seem to ssh on ...
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Can I add Wordpress 3.9.1 from utopic to trusty

You may find this a silly idea but I was just wondering if it is possible to install Wordpress 3.9.1 from utopic instead of the 3.8.2 version on trusty. The idea is to have a WP 3.9.1 setup with ...
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Bind9 won't work after Virtualbox import

I made an update from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04 for my host computer and before updating I copied all the Virtualbox contents - I had an 12.04 LTS server and a client. After updating I imported them again ...