I guess it is ftting that my first entry on this new blog would be on the platform I’m posting it from. WordPress. For years I have used something called Rapid Weaver, which is awesome, and Rapid Weaver also has a blogging plugin called Armadillo which is very WordPress-like.
Still, you know me, I have to dabble in everything.
So the first thing one needs to know about WordPress is that it requires some smarts to get running. It runs on a webserver that uses PHP and ties into an SQL database. One can deal with that generally in Linux by running the following command:
sudo apt-get install lamp-server^