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Fatal Error

  • I get this message when I try to finish the installation of WordPress.

    Warning: require_once(/home/mollyan1/public_html/wp-includes/wp-db.php) [function.require-once]: failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/mollyan1/public_html/wp-settings.php on line 123

    Fatal error: require_once() [function.require]: Failed opening required ‘/home/mollyan1/public_html/wp-includes/wp-db.php’ (include_path=’.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php’) in /home/mollyan1/public_html/wp-settings.php on line 123

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  • whooami



    look here:


    youre missing atleast that file (wp-db.php), as well as 2 subdirectories.

    Upload the files.

    Where do I get those files from? I have gone back and check the files that I unzipped from the WordPress download and they don’t seem to be there.




    theyre there, inside the zip.

    I have a copy of the 2.3.2 zip sitting right on desktop — I see em just fine. 🙂

    I have the Mac ver. would that make a difference?




    the mac version of what? tar.gz files lived long before Mac came out with OSX or whatever :).. and no, it doesnt.

    The files are there. in both the zip and tar.gz.

    Here is the a screenshot of the partial contents of the tar file (whats left after its un-gzipped).


    Thank you, you seem annoyed. Here are a list of files that were in the download…

    I have downloaded it twice to check that I did not miss anything and then I downloaded the previous verision to also check.




    I cannot help you anymore than to say that whatever (or however) you are using to unpack the archive is flawed. All of the files are there, in both the tar.gz and the zip.

    perhaps you need to find another application to unpack archives with.

    As to being annoyed, I am, ever so slightly, I guess. This is a an elemental “user” issue — being able to properly unpack an archive, or having that tool available, is something that I suppose ought to have been already mastered by the time one wants to install WordPress

    if you drop to a command prompt and do an lz latest.tar.gz you will certainly see that they are all there.


    Well thank you. I am an experienced computer user and feel that I have good skills. I contacted BlueHost and they fixed it for me.

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