PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function posix_getpwuid()

I found that this error appears rather often online but almost no one has any idea why it would come up.  I found this error myself today while doing an install of FreePBX on Fedora 14.  My full error was: Checking user..PHP Fatal error:  Call to undefined function posix_getpwuid() in /usr/src/freepbx-2.8.1/install_amp on line 728 This […]

WordPress on Red Hat / CentOS Linux

If you run WordPress on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or its free cousin CentOS then you will likely run into the following error after you have unpacked WordPress, installed it and tried to do your initial setup: Error establishing a database connection This either means that the username and password information in your wp-config.php […]

Simple Website Management with PHP Includes

We all know the importance of the careful separation of websites into their three discrete elements – content in the form of XHTML, style in the form of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and behavior in the form of JavaScript. This is the basic foundation of correct, clean and functional web design. Once one has accomplished […]