[Dclug] [Novalug] any Joomla! folks out there? phpadmin perhaps??
jerrywone at gmail.com
Sat Aug 29 08:17:04 EDT 2009
I'll second the reinstall suggestion,
as someone beat me to it ;-/
my first impressions of Joomla are
that it is the kitchen sink with lots
of people who like writing, and writing,
and writing, and
copious documentations, but the
learning curve is steep, and I've just
looked at the mountain climb ahead,
and said, 'nice mountain', maybe
someday, until this thread...
On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 9:02 PM, Peter
Larsen<plarsen at famlarsen.homelinux.com> wrote:
> Hey Megan,
> If you just did the install, I would try a reinstall. We've done quite a
> few installations, and it turned out to be the easiest way to "fix"
> things early on.
> I would definitely try on a blank database - run the create script so
> everything gets seeded correctly. There may be a php-setup problem, so
> check both /var/log/messages and the apache error log.
> On Fri, 2009-08-28 at 15:20 -0400, Megan Larko wrote:
>> I have spent all day today trying to get into the Joomla 1.5 I set-up on my system yesterday.
>> I left yesterday having installed the web / CMS software and I had a sample / dummy page similar to
>> the web page generated by apache when httpd (apache2) is successfully installed but has no content.
>> I very carefully had typed the admin password in the Joomla set-up sequence (and its verification).
>> Upon attempting to log in today I received the messages from the ...Joomla/administrator web login
>> screen "User name and password do not match".
>> I have spent the remained of today looking on the web for solutions. I have tried several
>> including installing phpmyadmin and accessing the Joomla database to change the admin password and
>> even running mysql on the commmand line and UPDATE -ing the 'admin' user. Nothing. The Joomla db
>> table has the Joomla user "published" flag set to 1 which is what the web pages indicated. I tried
>> using phpmyadmin web interface to the Joomla db to edit admin and set the password string to a
>> sample hash posted on the web page. Still no change.
>> The most-useful web page as far as what to try was here:
>> Does anyone know how to get into the Joomla administration page / get the admin UID and password to
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