Ubuntu 8.04 alternative repositories – “Failed to fetch” error

Since Ubuntu 8.04 is no longer supported, the original repositories no longer work. Ubuntu users will get an error like: Err http://mirrors.xx.com hardy/universe mc 1:4.6.1-8ubuntu1 404 Not Found [IP: xx.xx.xx.xx] Failed to fetch http://mirrors.xx.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/m/mc/mc_4.6.1-8ubuntu1_amd64.deb 404 Not Found [IP: xx.xx.xx.xx 80] E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with –fix-missing? Or […]

Fix WordPress redirect loops in Plesk

Have you just moved a WordPress based website onto your VPS running Plesk and can’t get rid of the redirect loop even after changing everything you can think of both in your WordPress settings and .htaccess? Well worry not my friend because this simple solution will most likely fix your website. 1) From your Plesk […]

Finding out the databse details for WordPress based website

Most CMSs such as WordPress or Joomla store the database details in their default configuration files. The WordPress configuration file is called wp-config.php and can be found in your website root folder. This is usually called public_html or httpdocs however, if your website is located in a subfolder (http://domain.tld/wordpress for example) then the root folder […]

Plesk Panel for Linux – location of services logs and configuration files

APPLIES TO: Parallels Plesk Panel 11.5 for Linux Services Control Panel Logs Error log: /var/log/sw-cp-server/error_log and /var/log/sw-cp-server/sw-engine.log Access log: /usr/local/psa/admin/logs/httpsd_access_log Panel log: /usr/local/psa/admin/logs/panel.log Services Stop: /etc/init.d/psa stop Start: /etc/init.d/psa start Restart: /etc/init.d/psa restart Configuration PHP config: /usr/local/psa/admin/conf/php.ini Panel config: /usr/local/psa/admin/conf/panel.ini Web server config: /etc/sw-cp-server/conf.d/plesk.conf Web Presence Builder Logs Error log: /usr/local/psa/admin/logs/sitebuilder.log Install/upgrade logs: /usr/local/sb/tmp/ No service control (working via sw-cp-server service) Configuration /usr/local/sb/config /etc/sw-cp-server/conf.d/plesk.conf /usr/local/psa/admin/conf/php.ini SSO Logs Error […]