Upgrading MySQL 5.5 to 5.7 in Debian

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I know, MySQL 5.5 is quite old, let’s get an upgrade then.

First of all, let’s backup the databases:

Download the latest APT package repository

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Make Your Server To Update WordPress Seamlessly

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If you have issue doing “one click” WordPress upgrade on your server. This might be usefull for you:

First of all, include your username to “www-data” group.

then, change group ownership of your www files to www-data

add capability to group to have write access

find and change directory permission to 775 (owner and group writeble)

give read and write access to user and group on files

Last step, open up your wp-config.php and add this following code at the top of the file.

Lets try to upgrade your WordPress update or plugins. Cheers.

How to Enable Mod Rewrite Apache2 on Debian

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I assume you have already Apache2 installed on your server. Enabling mod_rewrite is quite easy, run the following command:

Then, edit your virtual host configuration file in /etc/apache2/sites-available:

Then, restart Apache: