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    Re: .htaccess and WordPress permalinks

    I have implemented the suggestions made in this thread. The other problem I found was that the .htaccess file was in DOS format because I had created it originally in Windows across a SAMBA share....
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    .htaccess and WordPress permalinks

    First of all I need to say that I'm not sure whether this is an Ubuntu issue or a WordPress issue, but I've got to start somewhere so am trying this forum first.

    I've just created a new WordPress...
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    [ubuntu] Vinagre Viewer won't connect

    I have got RealVNC Server running on a Windows machine and have no problem connecting to this using RealVNC Viewer on another Windows machine (suggesting there are no firewall problems).

    Tried...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partition Backup and Recovery

    Thanks for the reply. Yes I'm aware that wubi is only really for short/medium term use and as such I would rather do a 'proper job' so to speak. I have been having trouble with this anyway, which is...
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    [ubuntu] Partition Backup and Recovery

    I'm installing Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop to dual boot with Windows 7 and have decided to install from within Windows using wubi.exe (it's more straightforward, and for the anticipated usage, I'm not...
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    [ubuntu] Is my hard drive being spun down?

    I've got a computer running Ubuntu Server 12.04. The main Linux system along with all files requiring frequent access are on the original IDE hard drive. I've just added a 320GB Western Digital SATA...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Make apache_mod_rewrite work on Ubuntu 11.04 for WordPress website

    I'm having exactly the same problem (using Ubuntu Server 12.04). Have tried the instructions given in this thread - to do the manual edit to .htaccess and to alter the two 'AllowOverride' directives...
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    [ubuntu] Hard Drives and Power Saving

    I have got Ubuntu 12.04 Server running on a desktop machine. As this needs to run 24/7 on a domestic electricity bill, power saving is a major consideration. There is no monitor overhead as the...
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    [ubuntu] File edit on Samba share

    I'm trying to edit a file on my Ubuntu 12.04 server from a Windows workstation via a Samba share. It's an intelligent text editor inasmuch as it dynamically detects updates to the file from outside...
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    [SOLVED] Re: File Permissions in Apache

    Many thanks for the reply. I've changed the group to www-data for all items and changed the chmod settings to 664 for files and 775 for directories. It now seems to work fine.
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    [SOLVED] File Permissions in Apache

    I have a LAMP server running on Ubuntu Server 12.04. Some of my PHP scripts require write access to files and/or directories. I seem to only be able to get them to work by setting world write access...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cannot connect to MySQL server over network

    Many thanks for the reply. I finally got it to work but needed to do something else as well.

    Firstly I discovered along the way that one can either comment out the bind-address command or change...
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    [SOLVED] Cannot connect to MySQL server over network

    I have recently set up a computer on my home network using Ubuntu 12.04 Server and included the LAMP server in the installation. Everything seems basically fine with it except that I cannot connect...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba Passwords

    Thanks for the hints. I've uninstalled libpam-smbpass and it seems to have sorted the problem.

    I've not had this problem previously with Ubuntu Desktop installations, but this will presumably be...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba Passwords

    Yes I do have a system user of the same name. I'm trying to have a system user and Samba user with the same name but different passwords. From what is happening, it appears that maybe that can't be...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba Passwords

    Yes, I'm doing the same.
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    [SOLVED] Samba Passwords

    I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 Server to use on a home network where most of the computers are running Windows. Because of the idiosyncracies of Windows, there needs to be a Samba user with a...
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    [ubuntu] Upgrade vs Clean Install

    I'm in the process of upgrading my systems from 11.10 to 12.04. Is the upgrade process just as good as doing a clean install on to a blank partition? Being new to Linux, I suppose my thinking must be...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot log in to mySQL after 12.04 upgrade

    Thanks for the reply. I still wasn't quite sure what to do so tried a different approach. Decided to try and uninstall/re-install MySQL as the database data was easy to restore. Entered the command:-...
  20. [ubuntu] Cannot log in to mySQL after 12.04 upgrade

    I've just upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04. The MySQL server is no longer accepting the previous/existing root username & password. (Fortunately I've got an image of my 11.10 system, so I can roll back...
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