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TIP: Where to find global php.ini file in Debian

So let’s say you get the following error message on your Debian system while browsing a LAMP application like MediaWiki: Allowed memory size of 147281674 bytes exhausted in <some-file>.php on line 57 Then you start to search on the Internet with the above error message and you find advices like: memory_limit = 32M to your […]

HOWTO: Enable LDAP/Active Directory Authentication with MediaWiki – Part 1

Oh Boy! It’s been over 4 months now since I wrote a blog post. Work and my other daily activities like exercise, cooking, cleaning, etc. has been really keeping me busy.  With this post my intention is to slowly start blogging back again. Purpose: Sometime back I had blogged about how to install and configure […]

HOWTO: Tuning your MySQL database for indexing search results in MediaWiki

Purpose: The popular MySQL open source database suite is the back bone of a vast majority of LAMP type systems or rather system which requires web and database access. One such example is MediaWiki. Now MediaWiki has a very good default search engine including full-text search. However the other day, somebody informed me that they […]

HOWTO: Installing, Configuring AWstats for Apache web server on Debian

Purpose: So I decided I need some kind of web statistics program for my Debian Lenny system which runs an Apache2 web server and a lot of other web-based application like MediaWiki, Mantis, etc. There are a lot of different programs that will let you view your web server statistics like Webalizer, AWstats, Visitors, etc. […]

HOWTO: Linking files from your Windows shared network drives in Wiki

Purpose: So let’s say that you have got your Linux based MediaWiki server going on your internal LAN in your office or corporate intranet. Let’s assume that your intranet is Windows server based which basically means that all the files that you access in your day-to-day work resides on Windows based server. Now one of […]

HOWTO: Integrate WYSIWYG editor FCKeditor in mediawiki on Debian

Purpose: A common complain from a lot of non-technical mediawiki users is the lack of WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor. This basically means that user does not get to see in the final wiki page what they type in the “Edit” wiki page. There are various options to get a WYSIWYG […]

HOWTO: Embed MS Excel file in MediaWiki pages

Purpose: So once you have installed mediawiki and are up and running, you might want to learn how to embed a MS Excel file in your wiki page. In this blog post we will learn exactly how to do that. However note that you will be just displaying the excel file on your wiki page […]

TIP: Changing username/password of a mediawiki user on Linux

Purpose: Some time back I wrote an article on how to setup mediawiki on your Debian Linux system.  Now suppose you are the administrator of the mediawiki and one of your user sends you a request to reset his/her password.  So in this tutorial we will learn how to change a user’s password using MySQL […]

HOWTO: Setup a MediaWiki server on Debian Linux Lenny

Purpose: In this post we will learn how to setup a mediawiki Wiki server on Debian Lenny. There are lots of Wiki choices available from which you can choose one. I will explain specifically how to setup a MediaWiki server. MediaWiki is exactly the same Wiki engine that is use to power the famous Wikipedia […]

  
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