WordPress Blank Page (PHP error)

A wordpress blank page (or white page of death) is the result of something going very wrong in PHP. The vast majority of the time, it is a plugin. You can disable all plugins and login by ‘hiding’ your plugins folder. I typically do this by renaming it: mv...

Protected: WordPress Server Setup

Install Repositories We’ll need to add a few repositories to get all the software versions we need. EPEL has no installs required directly, but is my favourite and default install. REMI will be used for PHP and PHP-FPM Percona is a drop-in replacement for MySQL...

Revisiting old posts

At the beginning of 2014 (like.. last week) I decided to re-launch my personal site. I thought this would be a simple process but as I look at old posts, I realize how quick technology changes and it angers me. Also, how awful some of my previous posts were written...

Install and Run Linux Malware Detect (maldetect, maldet)

Linux System Administration РBasics Series! Linux Malware Detect (or just Maldetect / Maldet) is a great anti-malware tool that any Linux SysAdmin should be aware of. Works great with ClamAV installed as it utilizes the ClamAV engine. Official project page...

New site!

It’s January 2nd. I wanted a change. So I rebooted my personal site. Feels good. Clean. Empty. Modern. Maybe I should import the old content. yawn.¬†Another day.

Zoe’s cupcake cookies

I LOVE Zoe’s cupcake cookies — they’re perfect for any party but especially winter holiday’s (as are all cookies..) — but I keep forgetting the damn recipe! So here it is. Where I can find it. Maybe I should post all my favourite...