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Scripting a Wordpress rollout - Method I

Posted 11-27-2015 at 06:11 PM by Habitual (Spock's Brain)
Updated 12-08-2015 at 12:54 PM by Habitual

We have 60 Wordpress sites to roll-out and I dislike tedious crap, so I scripted it.
# CentOS release 6.7 (Final)

### 11/27/2015 07:03:58 PM
### jj/Habitual
### Wordpress files deployment

echo -n "Domain? " ; read DOMAIN

if [ -d $BASEDIR/$DOMAIN ] ; then
echo "directory exists, exiting..." ; exit 1
mkdir -pv "$BASEDIR"/"$DOMAIN"
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Download files from a list while (re)naming them at the same time

Posted 11-27-2015 at 12:27 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 11-27-2015 at 12:33 PM by the dsc

"wget -i" is perhaps the tool of choice to download files from a list, but it doesn't allow you to set custom file names for the individual files on the list file. So, if you want to download a bunch of podcast episodes, but would want each file to have a descriptive file name rather than "12345.mp3", it won't help you.

A simple alternative is to have a download list with the file URLS followed by the "-O" flag and desired file name, and read this file...
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Six year hiatus and Where I am Now

Posted 11-26-2015 at 10:00 AM by stureedy

It seems I've accidentally taken a six year hiatus from blog posts on Linux Questions. That was not my intention. I just have three other blogs and they have taken precedence.

So, now I'm running Slackware64 on all our servers. I retired the last Slackware 12.2 (32-bit) box earlier this year. The date was May 14th, for those keeping track.

Yesterday we retired our last Drupal 6 box and now use WordPress as our CMS. I still have a lot to learn about WordPress, but we're...
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CruxEX (CRUX) 3.2 64bit Linux live cd/usb with kernel 4.3.0 and LXDE

Posted 11-25-2015 at 11:51 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 11-28-2015 at 05:04 AM by exton (More INFO)

CruxEX 3.2 64 bit Linux Live CD/USB is based on CRUX 3.2 (latest version, released 151123), which is all Linux enthusiasts/nerds favorite OS. (CRUX 3.2 is a lightweight Linux distribution for the x86-64 architecture targeted at experienced Linux users). CruxEX 3.2 2016 uses the LXDE Desktop environment. I have replaced the original CRUX kernel with my special kernel 4.3.0-x86_64-cruxex, with support for extra everything.

NEWS ABOUT CruxEX Build 151128
To my horror I discovered...
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More Linux in the Wildó Does It Mean Anything?

Posted 11-25-2015 at 02:39 AM by John Roe

There are more Linux flavors to make the head spin than the biblical psalms- and that is no jest. With the advent of Unix-esque systems like Apple's OSX or iOS & Google's Android, there are now even mundanely kitchen appliances running the kernel. To the inclined it seems a great victory over the closed source systems; does that mean anything, though?
A boy in an arcade plays a video game powered by Fedora; a woman checks the time on a Nexus phone, sends her email to a client; but all...
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