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DiscussionStarted byRepliesLast post
another problem of uploading user pic 1 Stefan A. Kosche
Thu, 8 Apr 2004, 7:23 PM
Trouble uploading files 4 David González Zamora
Thu, 8 Apr 2004, 6:01 PM
Where did my logs go? 6 Armor Tom
Thu, 8 Apr 2004, 4:16 AM
config.php line 113 parse error 2 David Adams
Tue, 6 Apr 2004, 7:29 PM
Upgrade problem 1.1 to 1.2.1 4 Hooi Ling Eng
Tue, 6 Apr 2004, 5:44 PM
Error on zipping the backup (v1.2.1) 2 Mark Gillingham
Tue, 6 Apr 2004, 3:27 AM
Parse error after upgrade to v1.3 - category.php line 208 3 W Page
Tue, 6 Apr 2004, 1:43 AM
HTML editor with IE6, in Beta 2 Kevin Lawry
Mon, 5 Apr 2004, 7:44 PM
Stuck on site.php after editing text on the front page....ahhhhh 5 David González Zamora
Mon, 5 Apr 2004, 5:37 PM
One blank page in Internet Explorer, not in Mozilla 0 Robert Zondervan
Sun, 4 Apr 2004, 11:33 PM
Can not load the next file 2 Duane Mikesell
Sun, 4 Apr 2004, 10:53 AM
Connection Close versus Keep_Alive? 0 Sarah King
Sun, 4 Apr 2004, 4:42 AM
A Huge proxy!! 3 chance alring
Sun, 4 Apr 2004, 1:20 AM
Strange file names 1 Zbigniew Fiedorowicz
Sat, 3 Apr 2004, 9:42 PM
Using Easy PHP 1.7 on Windows 6 Anders Berggren
Sat, 3 Apr 2004, 2:55 PM
Wrong syntax in URL; Public_html folder name shows in URL :( 4 Howard Miller
Sat, 3 Apr 2004, 2:23 PM
Problems accessing the URL of my Moodle system from my LAN 2 Miguel Damiani B.
Sat, 3 Apr 2004, 3:01 AM
print_header bombs sometimes 7 Sarah King
Thu, 1 Apr 2004, 2:27 PM
RED ALERT! RED ALERT! 3 Martin Dougiamas
Thu, 1 Apr 2004, 2:21 PM
Cannot login after install 3 Peter Burgess
Thu, 1 Apr 2004, 8:26 AM
ANOTHER problem.. 1 Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)
Thu, 1 Apr 2004, 7:12 AM
Problems with Fantastico Installation 0 john attwood
Wed, 31 Mar 2004, 11:47 PM
Installed, but can't configure - "No input file specified. " 1 Russell Cunning
Wed, 31 Mar 2004, 9:04 PM
Missing MySQL.sock file 4 Christopher Phillips
Wed, 31 Mar 2004, 6:41 AM
Upgrading the necessary files 3 koen roggemans
Wed, 31 Mar 2004, 5:50 AM
can't view uploaded linked images 3 Martin Dougiamas
Tue, 30 Mar 2004, 10:44 PM
Mail config puzzles 2 James Martland
Tue, 30 Mar 2004, 3:16 PM
"Check for missing strings" in languages function 2 Jay Melton
Fri, 26 Mar 2004, 10:52 AM
Moodle email problems 2 Martin Dougiamas
Fri, 26 Mar 2004, 1:12 AM
No user photos - GD Library with Mac OSX Server 10.3 6 Floyd Collins
Thu, 25 Mar 2004, 7:56 PM
Call to undefined function 3 Gustav W Delius
Thu, 25 Mar 2004, 7:18 PM
Importing Dreamweaver MX pages into Moodle 3 Ger Tielemans
Thu, 25 Mar 2004, 6:01 AM
Unicode Hebrew no longer renders correctly 0 Barry Bandstra
Wed, 24 Mar 2004, 3:23 AM
Upgrade removes formatting 2 Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)
Tue, 23 Mar 2004, 5:56 PM
fantastico, upgrade from 1.1.1 to 1.2 5 Don Hinkelman
Tue, 23 Mar 2004, 1:37 PM
recent activity error after upgrade 7 Gary Dunn
Tue, 23 Mar 2004, 10:09 AM
Office problems !!!!!! 2 john mcgarvey
Tue, 23 Mar 2004, 5:43 AM
upgrade 1.1.1 -> 1.2 ERROR "Backup tables ..." 6 Peter Troxler
Mon, 22 Mar 2004, 5:40 PM
Blank Pages with 1.2 Beta on RedHat 12 Feliks Dushatsky
Sat, 20 Mar 2004, 1:57 AM
Running cron on OS X 16 Jay Melton
Fri, 19 Mar 2004, 8:08 AM
Error generating main php page 1 Howard Miller
Thu, 18 Mar 2004, 10:25 PM
CVS update of Moodle 3 Dan Eliot
Thu, 18 Mar 2004, 4:23 AM
Database permissions problems after upgrading to 1.2b 4 Steven Day
Thu, 18 Mar 2004, 12:36 AM
Moodle 1.2 0 Sebastien Jaffredo
Wed, 17 Mar 2004, 7:03 PM
Admin Password Page Skipped on Install 1 Debasis Satapathy
Wed, 17 Mar 2004, 2:03 PM
Installing moodle in various linux distribution 15 Howard Miller
Tue, 16 Mar 2004, 9:29 PM
Wrong (large) number of replies 3 Debasis Satapathy
Tue, 16 Mar 2004, 9:11 PM
Failed to open stream... 4 Stephen Henneberry
Tue, 16 Mar 2004, 6:43 AM
dirroot problem / dreamhost 2 Tery Griffin
Mon, 15 Mar 2004, 9:05 PM
I am sure it's user error... 2 Pete Misner
Sun, 14 Mar 2004, 2:09 AM
Using external PN database for authentification 0 voodoo voodoo
Sat, 13 Mar 2004, 7:23 AM
cannot upload files exceeding a rather low limit 4 Martin Koops
Sat, 13 Mar 2004, 2:42 AM
Can't create folders or upload files: Permission Denied 3 Fernando Oliveira
Fri, 12 Mar 2004, 10:23 PM
Moodle 1.2 Beta (2004022400) 5 Wichean Eungpinitpong
Fri, 12 Mar 2004, 2:18 PM
View your site??? 1 Jan Dierckx
Fri, 12 Mar 2004, 4:37 AM
Cannot upload files to moodledata directory 4 Zbigniew Fiedorowicz
Thu, 11 Mar 2004, 7:24 AM
Can't downgrade! hmmm 7 Ólafur Ólafsson
Wed, 10 Mar 2004, 10:15 PM
photo in user profile not there..... 2 Vu Do Quynh
Wed, 10 Mar 2004, 10:39 AM
WOT NO ADMIN USER 1 Martin Dougiamas
Wed, 10 Mar 2004, 12:55 AM
freetds required to connect to MSSQL 2 Mostafa Elgamal
Tue, 9 Mar 2004, 11:28 AM
Logging in from a frame 4 Arne Gylseth
Tue, 9 Mar 2004, 6:43 AM
Can't untar the beta 0 Tim Allen
Mon, 8 Mar 2004, 11:51 PM
Please help me Im a student 5 Howard Miller
Mon, 8 Mar 2004, 11:45 PM
Instalation of new module 2 koen roggemans
Sat, 6 Mar 2004, 4:25 AM
Hosting issues 2 Howard Miller
Sat, 6 Mar 2004, 1:49 AM
The pages will not load properly 3 Rune Støylen
Fri, 5 Mar 2004, 5:54 PM
Can't seem to connect to MySQL database 7 Lassi Kontula
Thu, 4 Mar 2004, 6:31 PM
OS X Error "The site administrator needs to fix the file permissions" 4 Nicolas Martignoni
Thu, 4 Mar 2004, 5:25 PM
Anyone Want To Do An Upgrade For Me? 2 Matthew Carpenter
Wed, 3 Mar 2004, 12:24 AM
Problem with recent activity in 1.2beta 4 Thomas Haynes
Tue, 2 Mar 2004, 9:57 PM
server warning: cannot set time limit in safe mode 3 Andreas Vandelaar
Tue, 2 Mar 2004, 4:30 PM
Installation Errors 5 Owl Teacher
Tue, 2 Mar 2004, 3:40 AM
Problems with mysqladmin 3 Ger Tielemans
Mon, 1 Mar 2004, 7:23 AM
Cannot connect to database. 2 Howard Miller
Sun, 29 Feb 2004, 6:45 AM
Is there any way moodle can auto-delete user accounts? 6 Ger Tielemans
Sun, 29 Feb 2004, 5:57 AM
New Installation Error on http://localhost 1 John Gone
Sun, 29 Feb 2004, 12:25 AM
All pages shows lots of code at the top 6 Lazarus _
Sat, 28 Feb 2004, 7:01 PM
Want to Upgrade - Afraid of Losing My Content 1 Howard Miller
Sat, 28 Feb 2004, 4:03 PM
Running Moodle on server in Safe Mode 2 David Delgado
Thu, 26 Feb 2004, 9:06 PM
somehow set up using 127.0.0.1 links 1 Howard Miller
Thu, 26 Feb 2004, 6:57 AM
New install hangs at first admin logon setup step 0 Chris Hobley
Thu, 26 Feb 2004, 6:32 AM
1.2 Beta overwrote old database 4 Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)
Wed, 25 Feb 2004, 8:13 AM
module databases 2 Martin Dougiamas
Tue, 24 Feb 2004, 10:12 AM
Stuck on Config.php 3 Martin Dougiamas
Tue, 24 Feb 2004, 10:08 AM
Problem at last step of installation 3 Tom Murdock
Tue, 24 Feb 2004, 9:23 AM
Portuguese Language error 0 Regis Tractenberg
Tue, 24 Feb 2004, 3:45 AM
To install tex filter 1 Zbigniew Fiedorowicz
Tue, 24 Feb 2004, 2:58 AM
French Language probem. 2 Nicolas Martignoni
Mon, 23 Feb 2004, 3:41 PM
Installation problems with 1.2 0 Steven Geggie
Mon, 23 Feb 2004, 1:18 AM
Uploaded Files can't be seen 3 Karrie V
Sun, 22 Feb 2004, 9:34 AM
Warning: It appears your server does not support sessions (session.save_path = '/tmp') 3 Art Lader
Sun, 22 Feb 2004, 5:45 AM
Chat problem 0 Lutfullah Kakakhel
Sun, 22 Feb 2004, 4:02 AM
Lesson module and PostgreSQL 1 Ray Kingdon
Sun, 22 Feb 2004, 12:40 AM
Porting to mssql 5 Howard Miller
Sat, 21 Feb 2004, 9:31 PM
Image Upload failure on Mitel ( e-smith 5.5) 3 Perry Mathias
Fri, 20 Feb 2004, 4:34 PM
Problems installing a new module to moodle 3 Guillermo Pereyra
Fri, 20 Feb 2004, 5:53 AM
Tale of two servers 3 lee chadwick
Fri, 20 Feb 2004, 3:31 AM
Moodle-latest and PostgreSQL 2 Ulrik Petersen
Thu, 19 Feb 2004, 11:48 PM
??? 1 Zbigniew Fiedorowicz
Thu, 19 Feb 2004, 6:38 PM
Error ? 4 Ben Joseph Zerpa
Thu, 19 Feb 2004, 2:53 PM