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New Installed Board - so close !!!
New Forum Install with PERL.
Its been a while since I set a forum up but I have had a few YABB installs years ago. I have managed to get as far as the board running and all settings etc seem to w...

Started Jul 18th, 2012 at 5:16pm by DaveRolph
14 4,903 Last Post Jul 26th, 2012 at 10:52am
By: DaveRolph
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After installation: default.css can't be opened
Hi all,
I just have set up an YaBB 2.5. When I want to change the template, I get the message, that defualt.css can't be opened. It is there, and CHMOD is set to 666.
I guess I have to chang...

Started Jun 5th, 2012 at 9:41am by gerry1301
14 4,849 Last Post Jul 22nd, 2012 at 1:51pm
By: xnoddyx
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Attachments M.I.A
Hello folks,
This is my first post and I've searching for many hours to try and get a solution for my problem.
I'm moving a YaBB board from one host to another as well as upgrading to the la...

Started Jun 20th, 2012 at 3:31pm by legrant
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25 6,471 Last Post Jun 22nd, 2012 at 12:23am
By: Bill Myers
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Direct Entry to Forum
I would like to be able to go drectly to my forum login page, or better yet right to the forum from a saved user/pass login. Can this be done?
I am users personal webspace provided by my ISP, it ...

Started Jun 8th, 2012 at 6:18pm by Attila
13 4,273 Last Post Jun 16th, 2012 at 9:59pm
By: Dandello
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500 server error
Searched this forum for 500 server error and got not one result which surprised me.
Fresh install on a Unix server, cgi-bin already working with another .pl script.
Path is correct on all sc...

Started Oct 28th, 2010 at 10:40am by gt
8 4,181 Last Post Jun 16th, 2012 at 6:43pm
By: Elfen
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Installing yabb on ubuntu 11.10
Hey,
I'm currently running on ubuntu, but installing YaBB doesn't go as it should. Perl should be installed, but when I'm navigating to Setup.pl, firefox asks me if I want to download it. I could...

Started Oct 27th, 2011 at 5:19pm by Tah Zonemaster
9 5,034 Last Post Jun 13th, 2012 at 8:23pm
By: Elfen
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Multipal attachments
I just est up v2.5AE and was wondering is there a setting that will allow posters to add more than one attachment to their post?
Thanks, Bob

Started Jun 11th, 2012 at 9:24pm by hhhoagie2
3 1,557 Last Post Jun 12th, 2012 at 7:45am
By: Bill Myers
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Images missing in the help section on Paths
Anyone know where the images on this page:
yabbforum.com/codex/?num=1217810041/0
are? I keep getting a 'not found' message and could do with the info they contain.
Many thanks

Started May 9th, 2012 at 12:11pm by o0Spyder0o
10 3,930 Last Post May 11th, 2012 at 5:04pm
By: Bill Myers
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Noob - needs Help with Paths
I have Yabb 2.5 installed on my server but im having touble with paths.
root structure is
cgi-bin
htdocs
my Attachments dir is [CODE html]
also how do i get users who go to [CODE html] to get to the forum, currently i just get a 403 error .
but i...

Started May 4th, 2012 at 5:17am by adamfilip
3 1,699 Last Post May 4th, 2012 at 4:04pm
By: Bill Myers
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Protecting FTP folders with YaBB
Running on a Linux CentOS 5.7 and YaBB 2.5 AE.
What I want to do is have several FTP folder and have them setup so only those in their own boards can only access them when they are active members...

Started Mar 6th, 2012 at 12:16pm by bs98909
5 1,941 Last Post Mar 15th, 2012 at 9:29pm
By: Elfen
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server requires all perl files to be .cgi
server requires all perl files to be .cgi
which files do I need to  change please

Started Feb 4th, 2012 at 12:22pm by Draz
2 1,514 Last Post Feb 25th, 2012 at 4:02am
By: Elfen
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PM wait/send message button
I am seeing the PM 'Send Message' button displaying 'Wait' for the period of the time set in anti spam - posting speed allowed setting.
Sourly this is not intentional, or is there something I don...

Started Feb 6th, 2012 at 12:05pm by oldbrad
13 3,363 Last Post Feb 10th, 2012 at 4:10pm
By: oldbrad
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Can't get into admin panel anymore
Hi,
I've just upgraded from 2.3 to 2.5. Everything went well until I was done running all maintenance scripts and was checking forum controls. It then said it couldn't find the proper .css file i...

Started Nov 22nd, 2011 at 4:24pm by kaseli
9 2,211 Last Post Feb 4th, 2012 at 5:14pm
By: JonB
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Local host install
Hi All,
I'm trying to install yabbs on a linux local host ... I have left the paths as default but the setup script fails to run. do I need to copy the /usr/bin/*.* directories to the root folder...

Started Sep 20th, 2011 at 4:34pm by JimTR
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22 10,986 Last Post Jan 23rd, 2012 at 10:47pm
By: Elfen
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Install on a new server
The worst thing has happened and the host I was with has locked my account (long story) and now all I have is my backups and I want to move to a new host (of course).
When I have set up a new hos...

Started Dec 20th, 2011 at 1:08am by tonyevans
6 2,394 Last Post Jan 23rd, 2012 at 10:25pm
By: Elfen
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Help Me Find Syntax Error
I have made numerous attempts to retrieve my backup file and dump it on my updated SQL server/Linux.  A Syntax error msg comes up all the time.  The database is too large too. This is the area where m...

Started Jan 21st, 2012 at 11:46pm by SusieQ
2 1,134 Last Post Jan 23rd, 2012 at 10:21pm
By: Elfen
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No default forum template
Upgrading from 2.3.1 to 2.5.  When I go to do a "save" on the Forum Settings page, I get the message "You have entered an invalid value for this item: default_template (Select the default forum templa...

Started Jan 2nd, 2012 at 8:04pm by Pete Schloss
14 3,532 Last Post Jan 5th, 2012 at 12:03am
By: Derek Barnstorm
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Setup.pl "save settings"
Hello,
I have yabb 2.2 running
Setting up yabb25. I double checked all the chmod, ftp transfers, everything.....
When I run setup.pl I get the first page and verify everything is corre...

Started Jul 28th, 2011 at 7:53pm by Michael H
12 3,183 Last Post Nov 21st, 2011 at 4:48pm
By: JonB
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Problem moving site to godaddy won't finish setup
Hi, I'm trying to move my forum to the new server, I have tried several times with my actual 2.4 version and with 2.5 with same results.
I read here as well that that host uses cgi instead cgi-bi...

Started Oct 24th, 2011 at 2:58pm by Neptuno
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21 5,838 Last Post Nov 2nd, 2011 at 1:41pm
By: JonB
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Problem with installing YaBB
recently, I have been told by my boss to set up a forum for a project and I have been reading a lot of information saying Yabb is an amazing self host forum system on the internet. So, I recently have...

Started Sep 21st, 2011 at 8:54am by Lefri
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13 3,618 Last Post Sep 28th, 2011 at 2:37pm
By: JonB
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Problems upgrading to 2.5
I have tried to follow detailed instructions to upgrade from 2.4 to 2.5.
All files uploaded in yabb_2_5_upgrade_all.
All cgi-bin files uploaded in ascii (filezilla)
Chmod according to Y...

Started Aug 30th, 2011 at 12:55pm by simviator
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10 2,256 Last Post Sep 1st, 2011 at 3:39pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Installation
Hello all... it's been years since I was around here. Anyhow, I wanted to use Yabb again for my forums but on another website address. Back when I first found this software, the wonderful support here...

Started Jul 13th, 2011 at 9:19am by Missy
5 1,665 Last Post Sep 1st, 2011 at 4:40am
By: Typomaniac
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After upgrade threads incorrectly showing as new
I've upgraded from YaBB 2.1 to 2.5AE (using the new install and transferring the necessary files over manually technique).
At first glance everything seems to be working well apart from one thing...

Started Aug 13th, 2011 at 8:27am by djblamire
1 1,109 Last Post Aug 13th, 2011 at 5:55pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Installation help
I have 2.2 running. Installed 2.5 separately over and over and over and gone through it line by line.........
I would be willing to pay a reasonable amount for someone to help me set up 2.5, make...

Started Jul 28th, 2011 at 11:05pm by Michael H
5 2,518 Last Post Aug 3rd, 2011 at 7:57pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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From Windows to Linux server..
Hey folks,
I'm running a 2.4 board on a Windows server currently.
For quite some time, I've wanted to move it to a virtual *nix box..
But I run into the same problem every, time I've tr...

Started May 27th, 2011 at 12:33am by binary
4 2,052 Last Post Jul 4th, 2011 at 3:31am
By: Elfen
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Moving to GoDaddy
I moved YaBB from out old host to GoDaddy.  I did follow the instructions to change some of the paths since they use cgi and not cgi-bin.  I also went through and set all the CHMODs again.
When I...

Started Apr 19th, 2011 at 6:27pm by rfscholl
2 1,576 Last Post Jul 4th, 2011 at 3:18am
By: Elfen
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Unable to open ./Paths.pl: Permission denied
Alright, I had some problems while performing a clean install of YaBB 2.5 AE on my VPS, first with cook.txt (fixed with http://www.yabbforum.com/community/YaBB.pl?num=1299560222), HOWEVER...
Afte...

Started Jun 24th, 2011 at 4:00pm by supertanno
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8 3,599 Last Post Jun 26th, 2011 at 6:57pm
By: supertanno
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Earthlink 'Upgrade' Destroyed YaBB
I have been running YaBB 2.3.1 with great success áThen disaster struck. áEarthlink decided to 'upgrade' us to a new server without any apparent concern for the consequences. áOf course, YaBB is no lo...

Started Jun 10th, 2011 at 2:29pm by Autonerdz
7 3,350 Last Post Jun 15th, 2011 at 10:06pm
By: Autonerdz
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Can't Get Passed the Login Screen
I've just uploaded 2.5 to my server in a clean install, updated thew CHMODSt and run the Setup.pl file. Everything seemed to work OK as I made my way through the initial set up screens eventually reac...

Started Jun 3rd, 2011 at 1:25am by steveL
4 2,552 Last Post Jun 14th, 2011 at 6:40pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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