Installing and upgrading help

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Upgrading moodle - dmlwriteexception error
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2 Wed, Sep 4, 2019, 3:34 AM
Installation on XAMPP not working
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4 Fri, Aug 30, 2019, 2:07 PM
Windows or not
Picture of Joseph Craig Joseph Craig
6 Thu, Aug 22, 2019, 11:19 PM
Online examination login issue
Picture of Nadun Rathnayaka Nadun Rathnayaka
10 Fri, Aug 30, 2019, 7:30 PM
upgrade issue from 3.5 to 3.7 - Table "message_conversations" does not exist
Picture of Ravi Kumar Chintalapudi Ravi Kumar Chintalapudi
2 Fri, Aug 30, 2019, 3:46 PM
Shared hosting for 3.6*
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10 Sun, Apr 7, 2019, 8:02 AM
Local area network server
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19 Fri, Aug 30, 2019, 9:38 AM
from 'mysql' to 'mariadb'
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2 Sat, Aug 31, 2019, 8:44 PM
cPanel on GoDaddy
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13 Tue, Aug 27, 2019, 3:15 AM
Upgrade detection fails
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1 Thu, Aug 29, 2019, 11:19 PM
Viewing Moodle from another computer
Picture of Arthur Fridrich Arthur Fridrich
5 Wed, Aug 28, 2019, 12:57 AM
This page can´t be displayed - installing moodle 3.7 - web brower
Picture of Allan Mauricio Flores Ponce Allan Mauricio Flores Ponce
1 Tue, Aug 27, 2019, 11:45 PM
function current_language() Errors in 3.7.1 and 3.7.1Plus Upgrades
Picture of Don Cowper Don Cowper
3 Tue, Aug 27, 2019, 2:05 PM
Moodle Installing Problem in Cpanel (style not showing)
Picture of Rhaka Zurizki Putra Rhaka Zurizki Putra
3 Wed, Aug 28, 2019, 2:21 AM
MOODLE doesn't show style/theme/css when i install it in CPANEL
Picture of Rhaka Zurizki Putra Rhaka Zurizki Putra
13 Fri, Aug 23, 2019, 9:36 PM
the plguin “student quiz” can't work within Moodle 3.7.1+ (Build: 20190824)
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1 Tue, Aug 27, 2019, 9:29 PM
moodle installation error local machine in windows 32 bit system
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3 Mon, Aug 26, 2019, 6:48 PM
upgrading moodle from 3.6 to 3.7
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3 Mon, Aug 26, 2019, 8:19 PM
Trying to recover assignment content 2.2.9 -> 3.6.3
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6 Thu, Aug 22, 2019, 8:57 AM
Coding Error while Restoring a course
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3 Sat, Aug 24, 2019, 8:35 AM
The site is being updated, please try again later.
Picture of Ricardo Souza Ricardo Souza
3 Fri, Jan 11, 2019, 8:40 PM
Which sites host moodle
Picture of Victoria Madziwa Victoria Madziwa
7 Fri, Aug 23, 2019, 5:26 PM
Online text assignments disappear after upgrading to Moodle 3.2.1
Picture of Liam Tedders Liam Tedders
1 Sat, Aug 10, 2019, 10:34 PM
After Upgrade Images Do Not Load
Picture of Mark Spidle Mark Spidle
10 Fri, Jun 21, 2019, 1:28 AM
Images in the course overview
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1 Sat, Aug 24, 2019, 5:45 AM
moodle transfer from 2.7 to 3.3.9+ backup not working
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2 Fri, Aug 23, 2019, 9:19 AM
Where to find Moodle 3.2 ? (August 2019)
Picture of Will Taylor Will Taylor
1 Fri, Aug 23, 2019, 5:01 AM
PHP / database error after restoring/migrating a Moodle backup 3.6.2
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5 Wed, Mar 13, 2019, 6:27 AM
Upgraded from Moodle 3.4 to 3.7 and have problems with logintoken
Picture of Kim Solis Kim Solis
5 Sun, Aug 18, 2019, 1:55 AM
Installing Moodle for New Site
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1 Thu, Aug 22, 2019, 3:50 PM
Updating to a new version
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1 Wed, Aug 21, 2019, 9:31 PM
Installing Moodle in 3 tier Architecture
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8 Tue, Aug 20, 2019, 11:13 AM
Upgrade problem from 3.1.18 -> 3.7.1
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9 Wed, Aug 14, 2019, 2:06 AM
how to know what was the original genuine installed moodle release before any upgrade?
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12 Tue, Aug 13, 2019, 4:43 PM
i can't manage to backup big folder moodledata with rsync. any other solution ?
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8 Mon, Aug 19, 2019, 4:10 PM
Upgrading our Moodle site with Iomad using the same database
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1 Tue, Aug 20, 2019, 5:54 PM
Test site
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1 Tue, Aug 20, 2019, 4:02 AM
PHP temp file settings for multi-node Moodle
Picture of Pedro Martins Da Torre Pedro Martins Da Torre
1 Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 9:15 PM
Can not find data record in database table course_categories.
Picture of Martin Dwomoh Tweneboah Martin Dwomoh Tweneboah
1 Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 11:27 PM
Moodle 3.2 to 3.7 DB migration Issue
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5 Wed, Aug 14, 2019, 1:42 AM
Moodle 3.7 Mail Send issue
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19 Thu, Jul 25, 2019, 8:33 PM
Jail error: I can't execve (Exec format error)
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6 Wed, Aug 14, 2019, 5:59 PM
Missing profile pics after upgrading from 2.7-3.2-3.7
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20 Wed, Aug 14, 2019, 4:02 PM
Limited functionality
Picture of Rick Foster Rick Foster
16 Thu, Aug 8, 2019, 1:51 AM
After upgrading from 3.5.1 to 3.7.1 cron is not working
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28 Mon, Jul 22, 2019, 12:35 PM
Access lost to the admin area after upgrading to Moodle 3.7.1
Picture of Laurent Deschamps Laurent Deschamps
1 Wed, Aug 14, 2019, 1:14 AM
How to accept all new setting defaults after upgrade via CLI
Picture of Dean Thayer Dean Thayer
0 Tue, Aug 13, 2019, 11:14 PM
can't upload anything
Picture of Aytuğ Seyrek Aytuğ Seyrek
2 Sun, Aug 11, 2019, 2:17 AM
Upgrade moodle plugin using command line
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1 Tue, Aug 13, 2019, 5:40 PM
can we rename instead of delete the old plugins during the update ?
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4 Mon, Aug 12, 2019, 4:25 PM
how to clean a bad plugin ?
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6 Tue, Jul 30, 2019, 5:05 PM
Uninstall plugins via CLI
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3 Sat, Aug 10, 2019, 5:59 AM
Forbidden You don't have permission to access /course/modedit.php on this server. Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
Picture of Mauro Zaccaria Mauro Zaccaria
2 Mon, Aug 12, 2019, 6:39 PM
local server
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4 Mon, Aug 12, 2019, 3:23 AM
Moodle Installation
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3 Wed, Aug 7, 2019, 6:18 PM
Installing moodle on Linux azure App Service php 7.2
Picture of Ing. Pablo Tierno Ing. Pablo Tierno
0 Sat, Aug 10, 2019, 3:51 AM
Installing a new theme.
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1 Wed, Jul 24, 2019, 1:06 PM
Questions about how long server installation takes (etc)
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3 Thu, Aug 8, 2019, 7:47 AM
Database connection failed error
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1 Wed, Aug 7, 2019, 9:42 PM
Unoconv - unsupported and pdf may be corrupt
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2 Tue, Aug 6, 2019, 12:02 AM
Course Restore DB Error - mdl_workshop_submissions Table Doesn't Exist
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1 Tue, Aug 6, 2019, 6:56 AM
I cant set a password in moodle installation
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1 Sat, Jul 27, 2019, 7:25 AM
how to know if a user occupe too many local space (too many mbz files) ?
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1 Tue, Aug 6, 2019, 5:15 PM
` (stdin) on line 4055 !!!r: failed at `background-color: ##FFFFFF;
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1 Fri, Jul 26, 2019, 1:29 PM
I can not complete the installation of Moodle. Set up an account.
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0 Mon, Aug 5, 2019, 11:40 PM
what is the correct max_input_vars to perform a SQL backup ?
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3 Mon, Aug 5, 2019, 4:15 PM
Error installing Moodle
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1 Sat, Aug 3, 2019, 6:01 AM
Steps to upgrade from Moodle 3.6.1 (Build: 20181205) to Moodle 3.7.1+
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2 Sun, Aug 4, 2019, 2:04 AM
Upgraded to 3.7.1, SCORM player shrank
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0 Sat, Aug 3, 2019, 5:33 AM
SMTP failed connection
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4 Fri, Aug 2, 2019, 11:17 AM
how can i increase Maximum upload size
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5 Thu, Aug 1, 2019, 7:02 PM
Can't sign in after server move
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35 Tue, Jul 16, 2019, 11:23 PM
git, rsync, plugins, and major version upgrades
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9 Mon, Jul 29, 2019, 3:02 AM
Does Moodle 3.5 LTS work with PHP 7.3?
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4 Tue, Jul 30, 2019, 12:46 AM
Moodle 3.7.1 error when running Grunt command
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3 Wed, Jul 31, 2019, 1:30 AM
Moodledata directory
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5 Mon, Jul 29, 2019, 8:25 PM
Error: Database connection failed. One simple cause and remedy.
Picture of Kalju Kahn Kalju Kahn
2 Tue, Jul 30, 2019, 4:47 PM
Upgrade from 3.6.3 to 3.7.1 sends out mails about upcoming activities?
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2 Mon, Jul 29, 2019, 3:47 PM
Access Denied issue after moodle migration from Plesk to CPnael
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6 Sat, Jul 27, 2019, 4:03 PM
Installing with AWS CloudFront and Load Balancer
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1 Fri, Jul 26, 2019, 7:15 AM
Plug-in Dependencies Check
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2 Fri, Jul 26, 2019, 3:48 AM
This site can’t be reached localhost refused to connect.
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1 Thu, Jul 25, 2019, 9:15 PM
Moodle 3.7.1+ Installation
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7 Wed, Jul 24, 2019, 12:09 PM
This site can't be reached during installation
Picture of Omar Sherif Omar Sherif
4 Thu, Jun 20, 2019, 11:43 PM
Is it necessary to use maintenance mode for small updates?
Picture of Ben Kahn Ben Kahn
14 Thu, Jun 27, 2019, 1:26 AM
Exception - Call to member function Moodle 3.7
Picture of Trish Ryans-Taylor Trish Ryans-Taylor
7 Thu, Jun 27, 2019, 1:15 PM
tool_dataprivacy DDL sql execution error
Picture of Daniel Luff Daniel Luff
0 Wed, Jul 24, 2019, 7:44 PM
Multiple Moodles, one WWW directory
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1 Tue, Jul 23, 2019, 9:42 PM
How to intergrate moodle with a pulic facing web hosting service like bluehost
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5 Mon, Jul 22, 2019, 9:25 AM
moodle upgrade docs are stupid and broken
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5 Tue, Jul 23, 2019, 4:17 PM
Problems after 3.6.4
Picture of Barb Hall Barb Hall
0 Tue, Jul 23, 2019, 9:04 PM
Installing Moodle 3.7.1 on GoDaddy
Picture of Phil Raj Phil Raj
4 Sat, Jul 20, 2019, 6:25 PM
Looking for some assistance
Picture of Tom Connolly Tom Connolly
5 Mon, Jul 22, 2019, 2:50 PM
Working with moodle theme
Picture of Kan Abhulimen Kan Abhulimen
1 Tue, Jul 23, 2019, 1:47 AM
Grade book background processing fails after migration
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15 Sat, Jun 1, 2019, 6:55 AM
Install error: Config table does not contain version, can not continue, sorry.
Picture of Sergei Yevseyev Sergei Yevseyev
3 Wed, Oct 24, 2018, 6:21 PM
Exception - Call to undefined function tool_dataprivacy_standard_footer_html()
Picture of Russell Thomson Russell Thomson
2 Sat, Jul 13, 2019, 1:27 AM
Data directory (/var/www/moodledata) cannot be created by the installer
Picture of Nur - A - Alam Abir Nur - A - Alam Abir
1 Sat, Jul 20, 2019, 11:19 PM
Mac OS X Documentation does not work
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3 Wed, Jul 17, 2019, 4:41 AM
Using MOODLE as real webzine?
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6 Thu, Jul 18, 2019, 9:39 PM