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Migrating from Joomla to WordPress & Changing Domain Name in WordPress

Migrating from Joomla to WordPress & Changing Domain Name in WordPress

Summary ***READ THE TERMS OF USE PAGE. You can really mess up your website doing this! There are not many times when you should be altering the domain name in your WordPress installation but can still be required. Maybe you have simply found a much better domain name that suits your website. In my case,…

rsync and ssh notes

rsync and ssh notes

NOTE: These notes were written in 2005. Use at your own risk. I’m leaving them up because things like NFS are still the same. I have not changed how I set it up in over 10 years. rsync basics rsync is a program which has the ability to synchronize directory tree parts while just updating the…

Samba Basic Setup – Home Fileserver with Nightly Backups

Samba Basic Setup – Home Fileserver with Nightly Backups

NOTES ***This page is deprecated and doesn’t work with current versions of Samba. *** If you care to navigate the permissions and details, I am leaving the information about the Samba files and nightly backups below. With storage being so cheap now, using an online service like pCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, or MS One…

Apache2: Virtual Host Clients & PHP Configuration

Apache2: Virtual Host Clients & PHP Configuration

Updated 2017-02, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Apache 2.4.18 and PHP 7.0.13. Go to the first page Apache2: Activating User Directories & Virtual Hosts and read the disclaimer. Thanks. Step 4 – Enable (Activate) PHP for User Directories There have been more than a couple searches leading here that are similar to “configure PHP virtual hosts”. There is a…

Linux Debian + Unbuntu Fixed IP Addresses

Linux Debian + Unbuntu Fixed IP Addresses

Updated 2017-02 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, FOR METHOD 1. Background To check and see the IP address assigned to your network interfaces at any point in the Unity desktop, right-click the network icon (up-down arrows, e.g.) and choose “Connection Information”. Or, in a terminal: me@myhost$ sudo ifconfig To see even more detailed information about your networking…

NFS Setup: Basic Home File-server Linux to Linux Sharing

NFS Setup: Basic Home File-server Linux to Linux Sharing

Updated 2017-02. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Summary This is a description of what I did to get linux-to-linux file sharing working on a home network where client computers get full access to files on the server without entering a username and password. This method does involve running a script once to mount (make available) the desired…