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Dr. Mikeal Hughes macmikeal at me.com
Thu Jan 26 19:40:02 UTC 2017


Does anyone know where the php.ini is located. I ran a search and says not on server. Yet in Wordpress it tells me to go there to increase the maximum file upload size there. There is one on my backup drive. But didn't want to bring that one ver until I am sure where it goes.

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> On Jan 26, 2017, at 13:22, Dave Stevens <geek at uniserve.com> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:46:11 -0600
> "Dr. Mikeal Hughes" <macmikeal at me.com> wrote:
> 
> at the bottom of every email through this list is a URL like this:
> 
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users  
> 
> and if you look there you'll find an archive of everyone's emails
> including yours and others' on your topic. There'll be a copy of the
> thread you can't find.
> 
> d
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> 
> 
>>> On Jan 26, 2017, at 12:03 PM, Colin Watson <cjwatson at ubuntu.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 09:08:07AM -0600, Dr. Mikeal Hughes wrote:  
>>>> I am trying to find out some specific configuration for OpenSSH. I
>>>> recently had my Ubuntu Server crash. Turns out my backup the boot
>>>> sector was the wrong type UEFI instead of BIOS so I couldn't
>>>> restore and get it to work. So I had to reinstall the Server plus
>>>> decided to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04. Anyway I have 4 issues I
>>>> need to resolve. 1. When I try to SSH into the server I get
>>>> unable, to connect with server, please try again later.  
>>> 
>>> I already made a suggestion in your previous thread about how you
>>> could get more information on this.  
>> 
>> Let me see if I can find that thread.
>> 
>>> 
>>>> 2. For some reason setting at the Server I can only do things if I
>>>> am the root user. Sudo doesn't work.  My account is an
>>>> administrator.  
>>> 
>>> What exactly does sudo say?  
>> 
>> I am not in front of the Server right now. But basically says I am
>> not a Sudoer.
>> 
>>> 
>>>> 3. Even from root I can't get to the root directory by cd / to be
>>>> able to edit my php.ini file to increase maximum upload limit for
>>>> wordpress.  I am thinking I need to run chmod on the root directory
>>>> and set my permissions to say 755 to get to the php.ini file(?).  
>>> 
>>> That sounds quite confused; php.ini should not be in your actual
>>> root directory.  Normally the "root" visible from an FTP or a web
>>> server is not actually the root of the server's file system, but a
>>> "virtual root" somewhere underneath that.  If you're poking at it
>>> directly then you need to determine where that is.  
>> 
>> I was thinking when I looked at my backup drive I found the php.ini
>> file in the root. I don’t know the command line command to find it. I
>> remember someone told me the command three years ago but don’t
>> remember.
>>> 
>>>> I am not sure how to put my user macmike in a group where I can use
>>>> sudo.  
>>> 
>>> I already gave you instructions for that in your previous thread.
>>> 
>> I have to find that previous post. 
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