Enable Clean URL's for Drupal on Debian 7 (Wheezy)

Submitted by Will Jackson on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 3:08am

To enable Drupal Clean URL's on a host running Debian 7 (Wheezy), two following steps will be required in order use the core Drupal URL Aliases module.  First you will need to enable the apache rewrite module, once enabled you will then need to update the virtual host file to allow for overrides.  Once these steps have been completed, you will then need to either restart or reload Apache.

Repair Corrupted MySQL Tables

Submitted by Will Jackson on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 1:55pm

I first noticed the issue when I attempted an automated backup using Drush.

The issue seemed to be due to a previous issue where our web server ran out of hard disk space, which resulted many of the databases becoming locked.

In my case, when I needed to perform a backup Drush resulted in the following error:  

“Database dump failed”

To further inspect the problem I initiated a manual mysqldump that also returned an error, but this time there was additional information provided along with the error.

Cloning the Entire Drupal Repository to a Local Server

Submitted by Will Jackson on Sat, 12/22/2012 - 2:06am

If you need to clone every project from Drupal.org you can do so using a quick one-liner and drush!

Although it's not required, it is a good idea to start by installing a base install of Drupal using the latest project code from Drupal.org.

You will also need to have drush installed on your machine as drush will be used to download each project.

Once you have your clean install ready, navigate to your site directory and use enter the following command:

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