Tag: “phpBB 3”

Ubuntu 14.10 and phpBB 3.1.0 released

Ubuntu is always a good desktop Linux distributation in the world. In the past years. more and more are installed as servers. Now I have four VPS are running under ubuntu, from 12.04 to 14.04. Ubuntu 14.10 server is not a LTS edition. It will be supported in 9 [...]
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How to Install a Mobile Style on phpBB 3

It is based on phpBB 3.0.11. I checked the Google Analytics report. There are about 20% users using cellphone or iPad. To accommodate these users, I installed a mobile style on it and added the Mobile device detection facilitate. There are 4 steps to install it. Very easy. Step [...]
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How to upgrade php 5.2 to 5.3 on CentOS 5.8

I have a forum running by phpBB 3. After upgrading to phpBB 3.0.10, the board notice said, from phpBB 3.1, the next version, it will not support php5.2. phpBB 3.1 “Ascraeus” to require PHP 5.3.2 My server is running php 5.2.17 on CentOS 5.8. To prevent the future problem [...]
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phpBB 3.0.11 released

It is time to upgrade the forum powered by phpBB. New maintenance version 3.0.11 released. I have a small forum just upgraded from 3.0.10 to 3.0.11. It is easy to use Automatic Update Package. There are tons of bugs and improvements made on phpBB 3.0.11. And one new feature: [...]
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How to upgrade phpBB on 1and1

In the end of last year, I helped a charity society upgrade their forum from phpBB2 to phpBB 3. They host their web site and phpBB forum on 1and1 Business hosting plan. I did have much experience on upgrading, updating phpBB etc. The procedures of upgrade from phpBB 2 [...]
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When phpBB 3.1 release

Right now, latest version of phpBB is 3.0.7 PL1. The features of the next version 3.1 freeze on July 20, 2010. So what is the exact date to release it. The following are features or changes on phpBB 3.1 Merged: * Coding Guideline Modifications RFC Ticket * Autoloading & [...]
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How to upgrade phpBB 3.0.4 to phpBB3.0.5

To upgrade phpBB properly without problem, I make a detailed upgrading plan. I would like to share it with you. 1. Disable forum board. It is important to make the board clean. And keep resource usage low. 2. Backup The most important part is backup. 2.1. Database backup 2.1.1. [...]
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