Posts not found on wordpress multisite sub-directory blog

Feb 25th, 2012 | By

Wow, that’s a mouthful of adjectives to describe the location of the problem.. Let me explain.  I just finished setting up a multi-site wordpress install for the first time(which means, combined with my drupal sites, that I’m finally a man) and a little problem arose where all of the links to the posts on the
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Updating/Installing wordpress themes or plugins without having to enter FTP info

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By

I first saw this in action when I setup wordpress on a shared host after running it on my dedicated server for years.  All of a sudden when I clicked ‘install’ there was no FTP prompt, the bloody thing just installed!  I was amazed at this new development and looked into how it was done.
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Attracta? More like Attacka! Horrible SEO service destroys server

Feb 21st, 2012 | By

Wow, a 2 day hellish experience has finally come to an end.  My CPU usage spiked up to 100% from 20% 3 days ago for no apparent fault of my own, IE: nothing had been done to or changed on the server at all.  The techs at my hosting company just assumed it was wordpress
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Can’t login to wordpress – wp-admin just shows “The base configurations of the WordPress.”

Feb 21st, 2012 | By

Well after 3 days of trying to track down why the sites on this shared account we’re taking up 100% of the cpu usage of a pretty beefy server I narrowed it down to one of my wordpress installs being compromised (Update your WP installs kids!).  Before I knew it was because of this I
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WordPress Multisite and Nginx don’t play nice together

Feb 20th, 2012 | By

So you’ve just installed or upgraded to WordPress Multisite and upon checking out your first network site you are greeted with a page full of broken images.  Wondering why?  Well if you are using Nginx and apache chances are you’ll need to tell nginx to stop running on that domain, or at leaset tone it
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Pipe commands/output directly into your clipboard

Feb 18th, 2012 | By

Ah, I had this thought today while running cat on a php file that it would really be nice if, instead of catting the file and then selecting the output in terminal, scrolling up, all the way up and copying it, I could just run cat on a file and have the output go directly
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phpmyadmin security measures on a Debian webserver

Feb 16th, 2012 | By

Well I had a rude awakening today that clearly showed my FreeBSD upbringing.  You see when you install phpmyadmin on FreeBSD it leaves it up to YOU to create the alias paths and whatnot.  Meaning that if you do nothing the system will remain as secure as possible, in linux the philosophy is very different,
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How to extract Audio from a Video file in Linux

Feb 15th, 2012 | By

Yet another area where I rejoice for being a linux user as this shit is sooo much easier and faster in linux than it is in windows using a completely unnecessary GUI.  There are two ways to do this but I’ve always found that ffmpeg works best over mplayer.. However I’ll post both of them
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Transmission doesn’t work in Debian

Feb 12th, 2012 | By

Well I’ve been a long time supporter of transmission but I finally had to throw in the towel today..  At first I thought it was my network issues but upon fixing the issues and loading up my much anticipated torrents from etn.fm i was still getting zero downloads.  Booooerns!  I ran some network tests and
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Horribly bad, god awful wireless network performance in Debian

Feb 10th, 2012 | By

This has been plaguing me ever since I switched from Ubuntu to Debian and to be honest the wireless performance wasn’t all that hot in Ubuntu either.  For the record this is on an AMD E350 which has a Atheros Communications Inc. AR9287 Wireless Network Adapter in it.  There has been a myriad of problems since
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