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MediaWiki is a free software wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. It is now used by several other projects of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation and by many other wikis.

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mediawiki cleanup extension?

Are there any extensions to mediawiki that will allow for a button to mark a page as "needs cleanup" or "deprecated"?
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Export Specific Page from MediaWiki

We have an internal document wiki running on MediaWiki (latest stable). Is there a way we can export a specific page for a customer without giving them access to the entire wiki (which is currently ...
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How do I fix my usage of RewriteCond in our MediaWiki .htaccess file?

Here's the relevant part of our .htaccess file: RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^download.shtml /en/downloads [R] # Don't rewrite requests for files in MediaWiki subdirectories, # ...
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Command line tool for MediaWiki?

Is there a command line tool that would allow me to script creation of accounts on a MediaWiki instance? The UI for creating an account is painful, and very time consuming when tasked with creating ...
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MediaWiki on MS Sql Server

I've been doing some digging on running mediawiki on sql server instead of mySQL, but haven't come across any concrete information. All of our servers are running SQL Server so I'd like to stick with ...
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PHP/Apache POST limit?

I'm trying to edit large (200KB or so) articles on my MediaWiki install, but doing so gives me this error: Request Entity Too Large The requested resource /path/to/my/wiki/index.php ...
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Make error in installing Math support for MediaWiki

How can you solve the following Make error in installing MediaWiki? ... /local/lib/site_perl . /etc/perl /usr/local/lib/perl/5.10.0 /usr/local/share/perl/5.10.0 /usr/lib/perl5 /usr/share/perl5 ...
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Error in Installing MediaWiki for Ubuntu, Posgres 8.3

How can you solve the error message at the last line? .... # Installing MediaWiki with php file extensions # Environment checked. You can install MediaWiki. # Generating configuration file... # ...
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How to resolve post-migration MediaWIki search issues?

After migrating from MediaWiki 1.10.4 to 1.15.1, we are unable to get accurate search results on the new server. We migrated our existing mediawiki installation to a new server. In addition, we want ...
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SVN Checkout failing?

I'm trying to get the files from here-http://svn.wikimedia.org/svnroot/mediawiki/trunk/phase3/skins but everytime I do, it gives me Could not read status line: An existing connection was forcibly ...
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Setting up a wiki from raw files

I'm not totally sure on what the story is, but it goes something like this: Professor works on a project at some other University The researchers save all their data in a wiki Project no longer ...
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Upgrade Mediawiki on a Windows Server 2003 box?

I was wondering if anyone knew the location or had any experience updating media wiki to the newest version 1.15.1 I see lots of documentation for Linux installs but i can't seem find any for ...
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Media wiki on windows server 2k3 backup/restore and upgrade

I just inhereted our companys mediawiki and 1) what files need to be backed up to be able to restore it to a diffrent machine 2) i see there is an update to 1.15.1 I looked over the site but i ...
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Error running multiple instances of sphinx (searchd) on the same box

I have a MediaWiki server that hosts 4 instances of MediaWiki, and figure I should have a separate instance of sphinx search running for each. I did this by creating separate sphinx.conf files for ...