Category Archives: Moodle

How to fix error with Moodle : Error code: baseelementexisting

When we tried do to Moodle course back up we ware getting error More information about this error Debug info: Error code: baseelementexisting $a contents: annotation Stack trace: I have done research and still couldn’t find the issue. Then I have contacted previous tech Steve and last time he had fixed the issue by removing plug in called: Annotate pdf… Read more »

Part 3 : How to install phpMyAdmin | Ubuntu 12.04

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Here I will be installing phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS configured with the LAMP stack.  You must have the LAMP stack installed to use phpMyAdmin. If you do not have the LAMP stack installed, check out the first post in the Moodle server series How to install LAMP on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Install phpMyAdmin   The following command will install… Read more »

Part2 : How to install LAMP on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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Here I will be installing the LAMP stack on an existing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit server. At this point we have a fully functional Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server, for whatever reason we did not install LAMP during the OS install. Here is how to install LAMP after the OS has already been installed: Update Ubuntu Lets get the system fully… Read more »

Part 1 : How to build a Moodle server

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In this post I will be covering the installation of Moodle 2.6 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.  This process will be broken into several posts. Get Moodle here. Get Ubuntu here. Platform First we need to choose out platform on which to install Ubuntu.  In our company we have decided that a Virtual Data Centre (VDC) is the most secure, financially… Read more »

Apache performance

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Change session timeout from 300 to 50 (seconds) open apache.conf sudo nano /etc/apache2/apache2.conf Find Timeout 300 Change to Timeout 50 Set DirectoryIndex correctly to avoid content negotiation Changing this setting will configure your server to serve only .PHP and .HTML index’s, if you are running other applications along side Moodle, you may need to change the DirectoryIndex again. Open the… Read more »