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The PHP temporary folder is not writeable

On Joomla 5 (same problem on Joomla 4) I am getting the warning "The PHP temporary folder is not writeable". In more detail: This folder is not writeable by the Joomla! instance, which may ...
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MySQL Server has gone away with mysqli_connect to another LAMP Stack / TURNKEY Linux

I am trying to connect to another VM ( from to get Data out of the MariaDB Database (joomla). So my Code is: $link = mysqli_connect("", "user&...
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Application shows session_start(): Failed to read session data: on browser

I have hosted a website using a backup and when I access it through a web browser, it shows me error and I have changed configuration.php file from: public $error_reporting = 'none'; To: public $...
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How to create menu item in admin menu Joomla 4 in php+mysql in module, plugin?

How to create menu item in admin menu Joomla 4 in php? From plugin/module for Joomla4?
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Joomla Dev site accepting only prod credentials and directing to Prod site after replicating the Prod db dump to Dev DB

I have exported the Joomla DB dump from Production application and imported the same production sql dump file to my development environment. Now when i launch the development site then it logs me in ...
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Docker compose Start command throwing "No volume error"

I am working on deploying a Joomla application on a Linux server using Docker. When I use the docker-compose start command, I get the following error: "Cannot start service joomla-1: get ...
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Installation page not shown due to MySql access denied and 500 server error

On Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS, the installation page is not shown. Instead, I see a blank page with Error On MySql log I see this: Access denied for user ''@'localhost' (using password: NO) However I ...
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Upgrading to PHP 7.2 causes 500 Error

I currently have a Joomla 3.8.7 running on a Xubuntu 14.04 LAMP server. The site was working normally until the server was upgraded to PHP 7.2. Now when we try to access the admin login or the site we ...
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Problem setting up cloud server on Debian 8 for Joomla 3.6.2

I am trying to migrate joomla site from shared hosing to cloud server on Debian 8. I have installed Apache2, PHP5.6, MySQL and I have Akeeba backup from previous hosting. After unpacking files to ...
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Permissions for folders and files for www-data Linux user

My question is pretty general. Lets assume I have a linux distribution web server, with the /var/www/ is the web directory. I used my superuser account to upload and unzip the Joomla installation ....
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Recommended practices regarding Joomla file/directory permissions and ownership on linux systems?

In the past I’ve often run into trouble with permissions and ownership of Joomla files/directories on linux systems. Problems included Not being able to transfer files to the server using programs ...
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