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All About Linux: Host a Personal Diary on your PC Using WordPress

Aug 07, 2006, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"A couple of months back, I did something really interesting. I downloaded the WordPress content management suite from the wordpress.org site and installed it on my machine. The installation as such was a simple affair of unpacking the WordPress files in the desired location--I unpacked it in the '/var/www/' location--and in no time I had a robust blog hosted on my PC. The prerequisites for getting WordPress up and running are--you need to have PHP, MySQL and Apache web server running on your machine. In an earlier post, I had explained how I configured MySQL and hosted webpages using Apache webserver. The steps are the same for wordpress too..."

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