Another WordPress upgrade failure

Downloading update from http://wordpress.org/wordpress-3.0.1.zip… Unpacking the update… Could not create directory.: /public_html Installation Failed Why does it need to create THAT directory?

The Nokia N900 in use, a perspective.

I’ve had my Nokia N900 for almost 48 hours, and while I’ve have a few frustrations, I’m equally satisfied with the product. And so to keep it geeky and simple: I’ve logged into the device (not really a phone) with SSH from my desktop. And it just looks like a standard Linux system. I’ve logged […]

Hey, it just works…WordPress 2.8.1!

Well having skipped the WordPress 2.8 update which refused to automagically update, the 2.8.1 version just did. I should know from years of in IT to never update to a full release of ANYTHING, but to wait and load the X.x.1 version. As Now, everything is just fine. Try it, you’ll like it.

Failed WordPress Upgrade to 2.8

I attempted to upgrade WordPress to 2.8 from 2.7.1 and got this message, now I’ve not sure if I should try the automated upgrade again or resort to a manual one. Downloading update from http://wordpress.org/wordpress-2.8.zip Unpacking the core update Could not copy file: /public_html/wp-content/upgrade/core/wordpress/wp-comments-post.php Installation Failed I suppose I should be grateful that it’s all […]

WordPress MySQL exercises

Not that this is going to be instructive, but about a month ago I thought that separating my technical blogging from my ‘life’ blogging would improve the clarity of my thinking. But it has not, it was a distraction, and a bit schizophrenic, and actually an inhibitor to posting. I can’t really separate my techie […]