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Enable WordPress Automatic Updates on a Debian Server

I attempted to get WordPress to update plugins automatically on my Debian server today, and found it a bit less than trivial due to the number of configuration gotchas. [Update August 2014: Please create the ftpsecure user with -s /usr/sbin/nologin, otherwise it can log in over ssh!] Assuming you’re running a Debian server (I have 6.0 Squeeze), on which WordPress is installed in /var/www/site/public_html: 1) Install required packages. I used vsftpd. sudo apt-get install vsftpd openssl 2) Configure vsftpd. I … Continue reading

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