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I have a hosting provider with mediawiki installed, I am trying to install an extension and I have to navigate to a directory on their server and run an install.php script. How do i do this? I have filezilla.

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You usually call the install script via a browser, e.g.

Note: usually you have to edit the MediaWiki configuration file as well when adding extensions.

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note: I am assuming you want to install a mediawiki extension, so my answer is oriented towards that target... –  udo Jan 13 '13 at 11:18

Get a SSH client such as PuTTY and use it to connect to the host's SSH service. Assuming they have one. If they don't, then you won't be able to do that.

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