Lookatbowen is now hosted on a linux box Distro UBUNTU 5.1 – I have also successfully installed XAMPP 1.5.0 and it is all working perfectly, as you can see. Ubuntu is pretty damm awesome! I never realized Linux was so good up until now. This particular package has everything and it took just under 20 minutes to install, which beats installing Windows XP by a mile.

However, it did take a few hours to configure Apache2.0 and PHP5.1.0 and to make everything secure. I’ve also managed to Embedded Gallery 2 into WordPress 1.5.2. and have migrated everything from Windows XP.

I still have to get my head around where everything is located, or installed, but the file system and command line is pretty cool. 🙂 – I can’t quite figure out how to create executables, if anyone can shed some light on this, it would be much appreciated. I am trying to install FFMPEG and IMAGEMAGICK.

The last thing I want to do is link Google Maps to my Gallery, which I’ve seen on some sites. But that will be another time.

So it’s all good. I can’t believe how easy it was. (Windows to Linux). Highly recommended…

Pete!, Your web site is back up and also on the new server. It’s about time you updated it. 😉
Stuffonmydesk.com is also on the new server, so no change there.

Cheers,

Mike

Mike

Mike is an android man, researcher of all things good and bad, likes all wheeled sports, loves gadgets, enjoys all music, into home automation, likes samsung, voted brexit, enjoys talk radio, has a brompton bike, is a hard worker, a passionate self-educator, crazy about drones, a gambler, blogger for over 15 years, enjoys gardening, microsoft over apple, investor in stocks and cryptocurrency, a homeowner, a futurist, married for life, has family all over the world, a cat man do, loves beer, travel & life.

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