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Questions tagged [mediawiki]

MediaWiki is a free and open-source wiki application. Developed by the Wikimedia Foundation and others, it is used to run all of the projects hosted by the Foundation, including Wikipedia, Wiktionary and Wikimedia Commons.

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Terminal-based user created wiki/dictionary?

So I want something where I can easily look up things like algorithms (with pseudo code), cheatsheets for app keyboard shortcuts and things like markdown, and short fast rules for things like ...
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How do you run Ruby scripts?

I installed Ruby on Synaptic Package Manager but when I double click a .rb file it just opens using Leafpad instead of running. I can't find Ruby in the start menu and when I type Ruby in LXTerminal ...
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How to redirect in local domain web site www.mydomain.com/website to www.mydomain.com

I have install simple web service (MediaWiki) in my local server. In my DSN server I have set IP address to this webserver, so now when I call in browser (this works only in my domain IP range) www....
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localhost/mediawiki-1.30.0/ in browser returns run(); in Firefox and file content in Chromium

After updating from Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04 my Wiki stopped working. My system looks like: ~$ ls /var/www/html/mediawiki-1.30.0/ api.php img_auth.php phpcs.xml autoload....
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Edit existing wiki page with libreoffice writer

I've read about sending a page to a mediawiki using libre writer. But is it possible to call up an existing wiki page, edit it and send it back to the wiki? If so, how is this done?
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Quick Method to wget my local wiki… need advice (without dumping mysql)

I need advice. I have a webserver vm (LAN, not on the internet), it has 2 wikis: http://lanwiki/GameWiki http://lanwiki/HomeworkWiki I want to wget only the homework wiki pages, without crawling ...
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Permission denied for files in www-data

I have image files being uploaded with mediawiki, and they are setting the owner as www-data. Viewing the files results in 403 forbidden. (all other site files owned by SITE_USER). The SITE_USER and ...
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After upgrade to 14.04 I get “You don't have permission to access /wiki/ on this server.”

After dist-upgrade to 14.04 I get "You don't have permission to access /wiki/ on this server." for a MediaWiki installation with alias. /w/index.php is also failing. So far I have seen a difference ...
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Mediawiki doesn't send any email

My mediawiki installation (1.28.0, PHP 7.0.13) doesn't send any email and yet there is no error emitted. I checked using Special:EmailUser page. What I have tryed: 1) A simple PHP script to send a ...
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What is the mediawiki install path on Ubuntu when you install it from the Repos?

What is the mediawiki install path on Ubuntu when you install it from the Repos? Specifically looking for the extensions folder.
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MediaWiki's VisualEditor component Parsoid not working after switching php7.0 to php5.7

I would like to ask you for your help with: Because of forum CMS phpBB is not currently supporting >= php7.0 I had to switch to php5.6 on my Ubuntu16.04 LTS server. So installed php5.6 files from ppa:...
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Does snappy packaging make a convenient, portable, offline MediaWiki possible (say, on a thumb drive)?

I LOVE MediaWiki, and would love to have one as a personal wiki solution on a thumb drive. There seem to be solutions for this on Windows, via XAMP. But from what I can tell, linux does not allow this....
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Configuring apache2 for mediawiki

For mediawiki to work on apache2 a file /etc/apache2/conf/mediawiki is required. Where can I find it?
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Upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 removed my MediaWiki installation, how do I get it back?

I've upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 and I've found that there's no mediawiki package, because Debian dropped it in December 2015 for being out-of-date and nobody wanted to maintain it. I had a ...
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How can I create a debian package for MediaWiki 1.25.1?

I would like to create an easily installable debian package (.deb file) for MediaWiki 1.25.1 as I know from personal experience that for web programming noobs like myself, installing MediaWiki can ...
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How do I disable MoinMoin such that MediaWiki will start working again

I have installed MoinMoin (MM) on my 32 bit Ubuntu 15.04 installation, by following this guide. It worked well, but now I can't access my MediaWiki (MW) installation (version 1.24.1 if relevant) ...
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MediaWiki installation error: MySQL not identified

After following this answer mysqladmin error while attempting to install MediaWiki on 14.10 I received this error: http://i.imgur.com/Es6oA6G.png. I have been recommended to do: local mysql.so and ...
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mysqladmin error while attempting to install MediaWiki on 14.10

I've been following this installation guide for MediaWiki on Ubuntu (https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Running_MediaWiki_on_Ubuntu#Step-By-Step) and I managed to get up to Configure MySQL->Regular ...
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Mediawiki only accessible from Windows clients

I've installed Mediawiki on Ubuntu server 14.04. Mediawiki works perfectly when I type the hostname of the server into a browser on one of my network's Windows clients. I've used both: http://...
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I cant copy a file in the var/www directory

I installed mediawiki on a Lubuntu virtual machine which is running on virtualbox. I configured and installed the mediawiki and now I need to copy the localsettings.php file in the var/www directory....
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Searching for a drawing applet to use in Mediawiki?

I am searching for a drawing applet which I can use in my mediawiki (v. 1.21.1 newest stable) . For now I found 2 extensions. ( I am using Ubuntu 12.04 server and the common PHP Mediawiki) ...
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Where is my Imagemagick installed?

I tried to locate it with locate imagemagick My result is this : /etc/bash_completion.d/imagemagick /usr/lib/mime/packages/imagemagick /usr/share/doc/imagemagick /usr/share/doc/imagemagick-common /...
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Download SVG EDIT for using it in mediawiki

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 Server with mediawiki 1.21 (newest stable) version on it. Now I need this extension svgedit extension , I configurated my LocalSettings.php and put all required files in the ...
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Apache & LDAP authentication

I am in the process of merging two LDAP directories to one server. To start with I've created a LDAP server with two forests, one for each of the old servers. This went well. Now I am trying to setup ...
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PECL extension in Ubuntu 11.10

I was installing Mediawiki on my local development machine and in the configuration, it told me that I will have to make do with slower loading tradition php pages because I dont have a PECL extension ...
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How do I configure Mediawiki on EC2 if anonymous browsing is disabled?

So I have new MediaWiki instance install on a brand new Amazon EC2 instances. All is going swimmingly, until I have to log in via the web browser to configure it. Since I'm running on a hosted server, ...
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Recover Lost MediaWiki

I have a MySQL installation of MediaWiki, hosted with ThrustVPS. Something has become corrupted on the server, and it is in a non-bootable state. I don't have physical access to the machine, but their ...
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Install MediaWiki with PostgreSQL instead of MySQL

I need to install MediaWiki with PostgreSQl as database backend on an 10.04 server. I would prefer to install MediaWiki via apt-get/aptitude but I don't know how to configure the installation not to ...
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Where can I find the Ubuntu wiki theme?

Does anyone know where I can get hold of the source code to Ubuntu's current mediawiki theme, 'light'? There don't appear to be any links under the artwork and themes section of the wiki itself.
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How do I edit MediaWiki articles from LibreOffice Writer?

The LibreOffice extentions page says that the Wiki Publisher is included as a standard feature in 3.3. This was not true for me although I am running LibreOffice 3.3.4 OOO330m19 (Build:401) tag ...
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How to backup *and restore* a mediawiki server

I have a typical local installation of mediawiki in Ubuntu 10.04. And I am going to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04. How can I quickly backup the wiki content and afterwards restore it back? All ...
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After upgrade to 10.10, mediawiki on postgres is broken

I upgraded to Ubuntu 10.10 from 10.04. 90% of the upgrade was ok but my Ubuntu-apache2-postgres-8.4 - mediawiki1.16 does not work anymore. Is there a bug in the postgres client or in php5 pg?
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MediaWiki export in OpenOffice.org 3

I've just recently found an article that describes some default functionality in OpenOffice.org 3 that isn't present in my install on 10.04 - This entry details that the Export functionality post 2.4 ...