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VPS system requirements for hosting SVN, Wordpress, and a Simple mail server

Migrated from ServerFault: I have been toying with the idea of trying out a VPS for hosting SVN repositories and Wordpress blogs for my fiancée and I. Additionally it would be nice to be able to ...
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In Ubuntu, how to copy all contents of a folder to another folder?

I want to copy the contents of an unzipped folder, wordpress/, to another existing folder. I tried cp -R wordpress/*.* /my/folder but the sub-folders in wordpress/ didn't get copied over. Why ...
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MS Word --> WordPress exporter

Is there a tool to export advanced page make-up from MS Word to WordPress? I need images and tables (with images in cells). (Please don't ask me where I've got Word file that I want to convert to ...
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How do I resolve page cannot be displayed issue while configuring a Wordpress blog?

I have installed a WordPress blog on different webhosting accounts but now I'm trying to install WP on my own server and running into issues. Here's the issue. I've setup my own database using ...
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Upgraded my Ubuntu server from Gutsy to Hardy and my Wordpress install got corrupted, help?

Upgraded my Ubuntu server from Gutsy to Hardy and my Wordpress install got corrupted. The front page and admin interface work, but all of the permalinks to individual blog posts are broken. Have ...
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blogging without having to manually upload pictures

I want to blog on a Wordpress account, without having to upload pictures manually. I'm looking for a program that allows you to edit text + simple formatting + pictures, and lets you publish it to ...
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How to edit and update PHP script like Wordpress?

I would like to ask if there is a software that could help me in mantaining and managing my Wordpress+Plugin modified version. The problem is that I have a certain number of hacks made to the core ...
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Best practices for setting up LAMP development environment

I'm having a nightmare setting up a decent environment for developing Wordpress on a local machine. I'm constantly manually tweaking file permissions every time I add a plugin. I can't install ...
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Equivalent to Windows Live Writer for Linux?

Is there any Linux equivalent to Windows Live Writer? I've got the Wordpress for iPhone app on my iPod and Windows Live Writer on Windows. These programs are much easier for stuff such as adding ...
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Mac webserver, MySQL security

I know its not really practical, but anyway recently I got interested in making my mac a server, possibly to host a blog, with WordPress. Right now I have a free DynDns account and host with gets the ...
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Help setting up MySQL (to use with PHP and Apache) on OS X

Ok, I recently got interested in making my mac a server, maybe for a blog. I used DynDns for a free domain name, that will always resolve to my current IP, updated with the DynDns Updater application ...
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How to prevent Live Writer from messing up <code>

I am trying out Windows Live Writer, and it seems to be pretty cool. But, how can I prevent it from encoding characters between <code> tags when switching between Edit and Source? Is there a ...
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Unable to access localhost after starting Xampp

I'm running Windows XP Professional SP2. A few days back I installed xampplite 1.7.1 and was able to access localhost and phpmyadmin through the browser. Today however it suddenly stopped working. ...