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Installing WordPress on a Linux (LAMP) Server

Posted 03-16-2017 at 10:15 AM by beachboy2
Updated 08-02-2017 at 04:00 AM by beachboy2 (Adding screenshots)

Plan:
Install an Apache2 web server on Linux with PHP 7.0 (mod_php) and MySQL support. Then install WordPress and create your own website or blog, either just for testing/learning, or live transmission via a web host.

LAMP
is short for Linux, Apache, *MySQL, PHP.
A LAMP setup is perfect for a Content Managed System like Wordpress:
https://codex.wordpress.org/

(*Alternatively, you can use MariaDB from the original developers of MySQL. It is guaranteed...
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Linux Made Simple-A FREE Guide for Beginners

Posted 02-03-2017 at 12:00 AM by beachboy2
Updated 02-03-2017 at 02:10 AM by beachboy2

As well as using these LQ forums and blogs for valuable information, total newcomers to Linux may like to look at Linux Made Simple from the publishers of Linux Format magazine:
http://www.linuxformat.com/

Linux Made Simple is available FREE as a 143 page pdf:
https://ia801501.us.archive.org/12/i...le_2015_UK.pdf

Personally, I would much prefer on page 23 that they recommended creating 3 partitions, including...
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The Holy Grail for Linux users.....a USB wifi adapter that works “out-of-the-box”!

Posted 01-15-2017 at 08:43 AM by beachboy2
Updated 03-21-2017 at 02:12 AM by beachboy2

One of the most common complaints on LQ Forums and other Linux forums is about wifi cards or adapters not being recognised in Linux.

Here are some typical lamented cries:

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But it works perfectly in Windows. Why doesn’t it work in Linux?
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How do I get my Ralink, Atheros, Broadcom, Realtek, Edimax etc wifi card working in Ubuntu/Mint/Debian etc?
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Can anybody recommend a wifi card that works "out-of-the-box in Linux”?
Here...
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Installing Linux on an Acer Aspire E11 netbook

Posted 01-13-2017 at 01:31 AM by beachboy2
Tags acer, boot, e11, netbook, uefi

For the benefit of anybody who is having problems installing Linux on the Acer E11 netbook:
http://www.zdnet.com/article/install...er-aspire-e11/

Changing Acer F12 Boot Menu option to Enable:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KycrBtjuJHc

You should be able to use the UEFI boot (instead of using Legacy) with your USB HDD, without disabling Secure Boot.

If you prefer to disable SB and use Legacy then:

Changing BIOS mode from UEFI...
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Preserving your existing Home partition when installing a new distro

Posted 07-01-2016 at 10:19 AM by beachboy2
Updated 03-21-2017 at 05:41 PM by beachboy2

Preserving your existing Home partition when installing a new distro

IMPORTANT

Regardless of the following suggestion on how to preserve your current Home (/home) partition, it is ESSENTIAL to also make a BACKUP of all existing personal data, just in case anything goes wrong!

The backup, to an external hard drive or similar, should include the following:

bookmarks.html (Firefox in my case)
Email profile folder (Thunderbird in my...
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