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archives admin problem
Picture of Alberto Tello Alberto Tello
1 Sun, Feb 8, 2004, 11:11 AM
corrupt files
Picture of Allyson Roberts Allyson Roberts
3 Sun, Feb 8, 2004, 3:36 AM
I can not edit the smily picture of my profile!
Picture of Ben Joseph Zerpa Ben Joseph Zerpa
3 Fri, Jan 23, 2004, 12:55 PM
downloading moodle
Picture of Allyson Roberts Allyson Roberts
3 Sun, Feb 8, 2004, 1:58 AM
Safe mode
Picture of Allyson Roberts Allyson Roberts
6 Mon, Feb 9, 2004, 9:31 PM
copying file to C:\Program Files
Picture of Allyson Roberts Allyson Roberts
0 Tue, Feb 10, 2004, 9:11 PM
Module 'newmodule_template' is not readable - check permissions
Picture of Emmanuel Becorporate Emmanuel Becorporate
2 Wed, Jan 21, 2004, 8:13 PM
Can I get some E-Mail Help?
Picture of Corey d'Entremont Corey d'Entremont
13 Wed, Jan 21, 2004, 11:33 PM
after login, redirect goes to wrong URL
Picture of kirsten montgomery kirsten montgomery
2 Wed, Feb 11, 2004, 7:45 AM
configuring php
Picture of Allyson Roberts Allyson Roberts
5 Fri, Feb 13, 2004, 10:06 PM
Still trying to modify for sql server, VERY confused
Picture of Lynne Barkett Lynne Barkett
5 Tue, Jan 13, 2004, 11:26 PM
Problems with Site Files
Picture of Rune Støylen Rune Støylen
2 Sun, Feb 15, 2004, 9:43 PM
Problems with new installation
Picture of Hartmut Braun Hartmut Braun
1 Sun, Feb 15, 2004, 11:50 PM
Warning and fatal error
Picture of Rune Støylen Rune Støylen
1 Mon, Feb 16, 2004, 4:06 AM
Moodle Installation
Picture of Rod Keat Rod Keat
1 Mon, Feb 16, 2004, 7:01 PM
Up and running but can you check site for me?
Picture of Allyson Roberts Allyson Roberts
6 Mon, Feb 16, 2004, 8:39 PM
Great! :-D
Picture of Don Quixote Don Quixote
0 Tue, Feb 17, 2004, 2:31 PM
Safe Mode Off but Permission Denied
Picture of Sebastien Jaffredo Sebastien Jaffredo
5 Tue, Feb 17, 2004, 1:48 PM
Cannot Login as Admin
Picture of Rodger Kuhn Rodger Kuhn
2 Tue, Feb 17, 2004, 12:14 PM
blank screen when trying to access /moodle/admin
Picture of Dina M Dina M
25 Wed, Feb 11, 2004, 8:16 AM
Local date and time
Picture of Sebastien Jaffredo Sebastien Jaffredo
0 Wed, Feb 18, 2004, 7:38 AM
logout and home links
Picture of michael harrison michael harrison
0 Wed, Feb 18, 2004, 5:51 PM
Password protecting Moodle website
Picture of Rod Keat Rod Keat
1 Wed, Feb 18, 2004, 10:06 PM
using access db with moodle
Picture of Lisa Keegan Lisa Keegan
2 Thu, Feb 19, 2004, 12:51 AM
Database problem
Picture of Richard Hurley Richard Hurley
7 Mon, Feb 16, 2004, 11:54 PM
Error ?
Picture of Karrie V Karrie V
4 Thu, Feb 19, 2004, 12:01 PM
???
Picture of Karrie V Karrie V
1 Thu, Feb 19, 2004, 1:39 PM
Moodle-latest and PostgreSQL
Picture of Ulrik Petersen Ulrik Petersen
2 Thu, Feb 19, 2004, 6:35 AM
Tale of two servers
Picture of lee chadwick lee chadwick
3 Wed, Feb 18, 2004, 9:40 AM
Problems installing a new module to moodle
Picture of maydelis nodarse maydelis nodarse
3 Thu, Feb 19, 2004, 1:55 AM
Image Upload failure on Mitel ( e-smith 5.5)
Picture of Michael Vineburg Michael Vineburg
3 Fri, Aug 30, 2002, 8:31 PM
Porting to mssql
Picture of Scott Tearle Scott Tearle
5 Fri, Feb 20, 2004, 9:55 AM
Lesson module and PostgreSQL
Picture of Ulrik Petersen Ulrik Petersen
1 Sat, Feb 21, 2004, 11:55 AM
Chat problem
Picture of Lutfullah Kakakhel Lutfullah Kakakhel
0 Sun, Feb 22, 2004, 4:02 AM
Warning: It appears your server does not support sessions (session.save_path = '/tmp')
Picture of Susan Silverman Susan Silverman
3 Sat, Jan 24, 2004, 7:19 AM
Uploaded Files can't be seen
Picture of Mick Hutton Mick Hutton
3 Fri, Feb 6, 2004, 11:37 PM
Installation problems with 1.2
Picture of Steven Geggie Steven Geggie
0 Mon, Feb 23, 2004, 1:18 AM
French Language probem.
Picture of Jacob Romeyn Jacob Romeyn
2 Mon, Feb 23, 2004, 11:39 AM
To install tex filter
Picture of maydelis nodarse maydelis nodarse
1 Tue, Feb 24, 2004, 2:49 AM
Portuguese Language error
Picture of Regis Tractenberg Regis Tractenberg
0 Tue, Feb 24, 2004, 3:45 AM
Problem at last step of installation
Picture of Alberto Tello Alberto Tello
3 Mon, Feb 23, 2004, 12:11 PM
Stuck on Config.php
Picture of Steven Geggie Steven Geggie
3 Sat, Feb 21, 2004, 6:09 AM
module databases
Picture of Scott Tearle Scott Tearle
2 Tue, Feb 24, 2004, 5:57 AM
1.2 Beta overwrote old database
Picture of Thomas Bray Thomas Bray
4 Wed, Feb 25, 2004, 1:43 AM
New install hangs at first admin logon setup step
Picture of Chris Hobley Chris Hobley
0 Thu, Feb 26, 2004, 6:32 AM
somehow set up using 127.0.0.1 links
Picture of Armor Tom Armor Tom
1 Wed, Feb 25, 2004, 5:32 AM
Running Moodle on server in Safe Mode
Picture of Rune Støylen Rune Støylen
2 Thu, Feb 26, 2004, 4:40 AM
Want to Upgrade - Afraid of Losing My Content
Picture of Matthew Carpenter Matthew Carpenter
1 Sat, Feb 28, 2004, 2:56 AM
All pages shows lots of code at the top
Picture of Lazarus _ Lazarus _
6 Fri, Feb 27, 2004, 4:59 PM
New Installation Error on http://localhost
Picture of Owl Teacher Owl Teacher
1 Sat, Feb 28, 2004, 10:45 PM
Is there any way moodle can auto-delete user accounts?
Picture of Chris Weber Chris Weber
6 Fri, Feb 6, 2004, 4:11 AM
Cannot connect to database.
Picture of Jeff Blank Jeff Blank
2 Wed, Feb 4, 2004, 2:33 PM
Problems with mysqladmin
Picture of Alexandra Gómez Alexandra Gómez
3 Sat, Feb 14, 2004, 7:10 AM
Installation Errors
Picture of Corey d'Entremont Corey d'Entremont
5 Wed, Jan 7, 2004, 11:03 PM
server warning: cannot set time limit in safe mode
Picture of Andreas Vandelaar Andreas Vandelaar
3 Fri, Feb 27, 2004, 4:04 PM
Problem with recent activity in 1.2beta
Picture of Thomas Haynes Thomas Haynes
4 Tue, Mar 2, 2004, 3:39 AM
Anyone Want To Do An Upgrade For Me?
Picture of Matthew Carpenter Matthew Carpenter
2 Tue, Mar 2, 2004, 10:35 PM
OS X Error "The site administrator needs to fix the file permissions"
Picture of Ted O'Neill Ted O'Neill
4 Thu, Mar 4, 2004, 9:39 AM
Can't seem to connect to MySQL database
Picture of Mike Stearns Mike Stearns
7 Thu, Nov 6, 2003, 2:07 AM
The pages will not load properly
Picture of Rune Støylen Rune Støylen
3 Fri, Mar 5, 2004, 7:08 AM
Hosting issues
Picture of Mark Harrington Mark Harrington
2 Fri, Mar 5, 2004, 11:15 AM
Instalation of new module
Picture of Luisa Noa Luisa Noa
2 Sat, Mar 6, 2004, 1:31 AM
Please help me Im a student
Picture of kev dev kev dev
5 Mon, Mar 8, 2004, 10:25 PM
Can't untar the beta
Picture of Tim Allen Tim Allen
0 Mon, Mar 8, 2004, 11:45 PM
Logging in from a frame
Picture of Arne Gylseth Arne Gylseth
4 Wed, Mar 3, 2004, 3:23 AM
freetds required to connect to MSSQL
Picture of Mostafa Elgamal Mostafa Elgamal
2 Tue, Mar 9, 2004, 2:47 AM
WOT NO ADMIN USER
Picture of Michele Balazs Michele Balazs
1 Wed, Mar 10, 2004, 12:36 AM
photo in user profile not there.....
Picture of Troy Kearl Troy Kearl
2 Thu, Feb 12, 2004, 9:21 AM
Can't downgrade! hmmm
Picture of Ólafur Ólafsson Ólafur Ólafsson
7 Wed, Mar 10, 2004, 12:03 AM
Cannot upload files to moodledata directory
Picture of Rod Keat Rod Keat
4 Wed, Mar 10, 2004, 1:01 AM
View your site???
Picture of kev dev kev dev
1 Fri, Mar 12, 2004, 1:29 AM
Moodle 1.2 Beta (2004022400)
Picture of Wichean Eungpinitpong Wichean Eungpinitpong
5 Fri, Mar 12, 2004, 9:37 AM
Can't create folders or upload files: Permission Denied
Picture of Fernando Oliveira Fernando Oliveira
3 Thu, Mar 11, 2004, 11:28 PM
cannot upload files exceeding a rather low limit
Picture of Martin Koops Martin Koops
4 Thu, Mar 11, 2004, 6:02 AM
Using external PN database for authentification
Picture of voodoo voodoo voodoo voodoo
0 Sat, Mar 13, 2004, 7:23 AM
I am sure it's user error...
Picture of Pete Misner Pete Misner
2 Sat, Mar 13, 2004, 3:44 PM
dirroot problem / dreamhost
Picture of Tery Griffin Tery Griffin
2 Sun, Mar 14, 2004, 11:31 PM
Failed to open stream...
Picture of Stephen Henneberry Stephen Henneberry
4 Mon, Mar 15, 2004, 5:10 PM
Wrong (large) number of replies
Picture of Julian Clementson Julian Clementson
3 Fri, Mar 5, 2004, 12:14 AM
Installing moodle in various linux distribution
Picture of Debasis Satapathy Debasis Satapathy
15 Tue, Mar 16, 2004, 3:00 PM
Admin Password Page Skipped on Install
Picture of Rob Hood Rob Hood
1 Wed, Mar 17, 2004, 1:38 PM
Moodle 1.2
Picture of Sebastien Jaffredo Sebastien Jaffredo
0 Wed, Mar 17, 2004, 7:03 PM
Database permissions problems after upgrading to 1.2b
Picture of Steven Day Steven Day
4 Wed, Mar 17, 2004, 2:15 AM
CVS update of Moodle
Picture of Jim Patridge Jim Patridge
3 Tue, Jan 7, 2003, 8:51 PM
Error generating main php page
Picture of Esteban Ribera Esteban Ribera
1 Wed, Mar 17, 2004, 10:03 PM
Running cron on OS X
Picture of Jay Melton Jay Melton
16 Wed, Mar 17, 2004, 8:18 AM
Blank Pages with 1.2 Beta on RedHat
Picture of Sterling Ledet Sterling Ledet
12 Tue, Mar 9, 2004, 3:08 AM
upgrade 1.1.1 -> 1.2 ERROR "Backup tables ..."
Picture of Peter Troxler Peter Troxler
6 Mon, Mar 22, 2004, 1:20 AM
Office problems !!!!!!
Picture of Antonio Alvarez Abril Antonio Alvarez Abril
2 Mon, Mar 22, 2004, 9:30 PM
recent activity error after upgrade
Picture of Gary Dunn Gary Dunn
7 Thu, Mar 11, 2004, 12:08 PM
fantastico, upgrade from 1.1.1 to 1.2
Picture of Eric Hagley Eric Hagley
5 Mon, Mar 22, 2004, 7:13 PM
Upgrade removes formatting
Picture of Don Hinkelman Don Hinkelman
2 Tue, Mar 23, 2004, 8:24 AM
Unicode Hebrew no longer renders correctly
Picture of Barry Bandstra Barry Bandstra
0 Wed, Mar 24, 2004, 3:23 AM
Importing Dreamweaver MX pages into Moodle
Picture of Allen Buchanan Allen Buchanan
3 Tue, Mar 23, 2004, 9:07 AM
Call to undefined function
Picture of Patt Emmawat Patt Emmawat
3 Wed, Mar 24, 2004, 3:16 PM
No user photos - GD Library with Mac OSX Server 10.3
Picture of Bob Gettings Bob Gettings
6 Wed, Mar 24, 2004, 12:36 PM
Moodle email problems
Picture of Lee Jordan Lee Jordan
2 Wed, Mar 24, 2004, 2:19 PM
"Check for missing strings" in languages function
Picture of Jay Melton Jay Melton
2 Fri, Mar 26, 2004, 10:14 AM
Mail config puzzles
Picture of James Martland James Martland
2 Mon, Mar 29, 2004, 7:16 PM
can't view uploaded linked images
Picture of nigel rogers nigel rogers
3 Tue, Mar 30, 2004, 9:10 PM