Video tutorial - installing WordPress 2.5

Peter shows you how to install the new WordPress 2.5 on your local machine, using Linux, Apache, PHP and MySQL.

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Reset your MySQL root password

Forgetting passwords isn't generally a good idea. It does happen, though, and if it happens to your MySQL server, this is the process you need to follow in order to recover it.

First of all, you need to stop the running MySQL server. You need to be root on your system, then:

# /etc/init.d/mysql stop

Now, we need to make a text file called an init file ...

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Bullet proof your server #1 - Apache

See also: Part 2.

First of all, I'd like to wish all FOSSwire readers a very happy new year! Hope it's a good one. Now, the task of keeping a server secure can be a difficult one at times. Getting the compromise and balance between security and convenience right isn't easy to do.

In the first part of this multi-part series, I'm going to show you ...

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