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WordPress 2.7.1 can't write to any file on Fedora 10 (7 posts)

  1. sjledet
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I recently migrated a wordpress install to a new Fedora 10 box.

    The new wordpress install is running, but it exhibits some really weird behavior.

    First, I can't write to any files using the wordpress editor. Even if I chmod 777 the themes for example, wordpress still says this file is unwritable.

    I am not running selinux. I uninstalled it.

    Any body have any suggestions? Is it something in php.ini?

  2. MichaelH
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I'm going to guess that Otto's advice might apply:
    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/242936?replies=23#post-984183

  3. sjledet
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    It would be worth a try, but Fedora 10 doesn't seem to have a suphp package yummable. I get:

    yum install suphp
    Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
    fedora | 2.8 kB 00:00
    fedora/primary_db | 6.6 MB 00:42
    Setting up Install Process
    Parsing package install arguments
    No package suphp available.
    Nothing to do

  4. Samuel Wood (Otto)
    Tech Ninja
    Posted 5 years ago #

    In Fedora the package is "mod_suphp".

  5. sjledet
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Thanks. Still no joy. I installed it. Do I have to do something special to configure it to run as apache?

  6. Samuel Wood (Otto)
    Tech Ninja
    Posted 5 years ago #

    That I can't tell you. I think that if you have the normal apache Php installed then you need to remove it for it to use suphp, or something to that effect. No idea, really.

  7. sjledet
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I finally figured it out. I just thought I had SELinux removed (because I thought I had chosen not to install it when i first set up the box). Turns out it was what was causing the problem.

    To fix it, I changed the line in /etc/selinux/config to read:
    SELINUX=disabled

    I don't think the suphp had anything to do with my problem. Thanks anyway though.

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