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Java 8 on Ubuntu 14.04

Getting Java 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 is a topic that is very hotly debated (1, 2, 3, etc, etc) but it looks like this important piece of software won’t officially make it into Ubuntu 14.04 in any time frame that is useful – I’m writing this May 2015, OpenJDK 8 was released March 2014 and […]

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Installing WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – Part 3

In the previous article in this installing WordPress on Ubuntu series I installed WordPress and performed the initial configuration. In this part I’ll continue the configuration to the point where we have a running site.

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Installing WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – Part 2

In the first part of this installing WordPress on Ubuntu series I discussed the prerequisites needed and how to create the WordPress database that will be used. In this part I’ll install WordPress and perform the initial set up.

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Installing WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – Part 1

WordPress is currently the most popular CMS (Content Management System) on the internet by a long way, in fact it accounts for nearly 50% of all websites if the statistics are to be believed. The reason for this is simplicity combined with power. It’s easy to quickly set up a website or blog and if […]

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Moving from Joomla to WordPress

I’ve recently made the switch from  Joomla to WordPress for most of the sites I run (and I suspect the others will follow) and I thought I’d document why I made the move so that I don’t switch back and so others might have some food for thought.

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Posts Give 404 and Page 2 Not Found in WordPress

In and earlier article I discussed a problem I was having with WordPress where links for all posts and pages would result in 404 errors. My solution there worked but not why I thought it had worked and, unbeknownst to me at the time, it didn’t actually fix all the problems. In this article I […]

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Getting 404 on Posts in WordPress

I recently switched one of my sites over from Joomla to WordPress and, for the most part, everything went well but I did hit a little bit of a problem when all of a my posts suddenly started giving 404 errors.

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BIND Query Refused

I’ve just set up a new BIND DNS server for a new network. I configured the network in a way I’ve not done before which was to have the servers on a different subnet to the regular machines and other devices. I prefer this set up but it has resulted in me having to do […]

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PlotFaces Roadmap

This page gives a brief overview of the roadmap for PlotFaces. Everything that hasn’t already happened is subject to change depending on what is requested or needs doing.

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