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How to lock everything for registered users in MediaWiki?

I wish to lock everything bureaucratic (all actions, all special pages etc.) to all users without a sysop role in MediaWiki. This is how I currently do it semi automatically. First, I install the ...
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Parent of symbolic path

I am having trouble understanding this manual about the MediaWiki CMS. Please note that under POSIX systems (Linux...), parent of a symbolic path refers to the link source, NOT to the target! You ...
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CentOS OpenLdap Apache PHP and MediaWiki

So I have been trying to setup a "Free" wiki that integrates with my "Free" version of Active Directory (aka. OpenLdap), so I can get a super simple setup together for a dev group, ...
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Error with MediaWiki database update script

I would like to update our stone-old MediaWiki installation (v1.24) to the latest version, running on Debian 10 (not installed as Debian package, just using the archive from the homepage) but I just ...
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Apparent different sizes when attempting to export a particular mysql database

In a quite old-versioned CentOS-Bash "shared server" environment, I ran the following commands: current_date="$(date +%F-%T)" db_user_name_and_db_name="db-username_db-name" war="$HOME/public_html" # ...
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Install php 7.X (for new wiki) alongside php 5.3 (for old wiki) on CentOS 6

I would like to replace the ancient Mediawiki (version 1.21.2,l PHP version 5.3.3, MySQL 5.1.73) used by my company with a brand new Mediawiki site running the latest version (requires php 7.0.13 or ...
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Download-extract all content of a directory in tarball into an existing directory to override everything besides one or more exceptions

I have a MediaWiki 1.32.0 website which I want to upgrade, hosted on a CentOS "Shared Server" environment. It is an all-core website with no added extensions, skins and images (besides logo) To ...
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Recursive wget, append something to each found URL

My main goal is to easily backup the page source for a bunch of MediaWiki pages of mine. I have every page I want downloaded, listed on my username page (https://wiki.example.com/index.php?title=User:...
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MediaWiki: How to totally delete a user after creating it (just for practice)?

MediaWiki: How to totally delete a user after creating it (just for practice)? I created a user myself in a one-man-editing MediaWiki and I want to remove it.
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PHP-FPM: 'No such file or directory' error from nginx/error.log. Path or permissions issue? [closed]

I am getting a "FastCGI sent in stderr: "Unable to open primary script: /var/www/mediawiki/index.php (No such file or directory)"" error when I enter my wiki address in a browser bar. Here is my PHP-...
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How to print the version of a specific MediaWiki installation to terminal

I have a LAMP environment with /var/www/html/x which is a MediaWiki website. I have a few more MediaWiki websites but I'd like to print the version of the x one to terminal. I need to do so I could ...
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Can't login to MediaWiki right after installation

When Installing latest stable MediaWiki on A CentOS machine I created a user and a password with my email as part of the LocalSettings.php file that the installer creates. After the installation ...
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MediaWiki automatic upgrades

I use latest MediaWiki (either on Arch Linux or Debian stable) in a personal project - I'm the only one who works on it, and I use MediaWiki in a core-only way (I don't install any extensions ...
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How to download all images with the full resolution (i.e. svg) from a single wikipedia article [duplicate]

I was asking myself how to download all (.svg) images from a single wikipedia article without doing it manually for each single image. Wikipedia is offering images in different resolutions and ...
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Mediawiki won't work because of httpd start error

My mediawiki install in httpd server for more than two years,today I get the following error when i restart httpd Unable to verify certificate 'Server-Cert'. Add "NSSEnforceValidCerts off" to ...
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How to remove php7 completely from centos 6?

I was trying to build a wiki on centos server and I downloaded PHP7 from its official website. When I wanted to remove it, I found that even if I deleted all the PHP7 files(I install it using a tar.gz)...
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mediawiki wiki documentation which helps Debian [closed]

Does anybody know which project wiki is that which uses mediawiki and many a times is useful for Debian users ? It is a debian derivative but I'm not remembering either the link or project name. ...
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My mediawiki page displayed index of/ after updating to apache 2.4.23

I had this problem with MediaWiki after updating apache At first, i installed using yum and i had apache 2.4.6, php 5.4 on my Centos7 Then i want to update them to latest version which is apache 2.4....
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