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Cool, that may help! I tried to install it in a VM a few days ago, following the upstream documentation, but somehow a step led to the CLI being stuck during the configuration, seemingly doing nothing. 😞

@KekunPlazas @write_as @matt maybe this issue? I also hit it. I had to tweak a line of code on my Mac to get past that step then upload the SQLite file to my server 🙈

Thanks, I do have the same symptoms, I'll follow the evolution of that issue. 🙂
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@write_as @matt Just installed it yesterday. Thanks for making it so easy to install.

@mcg Awesome. That's the goal! Glad it was easy for you :)

In the installinformation is mysql 5.6 as requirement listed.
Debian Buster servers only mariadb 10.3...

And i have some troubles on installing it. Tables can not be read is the error-message on creating config.

Could this be the reason?
@write_as @matt to follow up on my continuous attempts to help with improving writefreely, from

i need writefreely to never delete posts i edit. especially never delete anything without my explicit consent!

instead, every old post should reference the newest one. simply make every new post as a reply to the previous one and keep the newest reply as the slug short link!

can you help to accomplish this?

also, do you have any suggestions on how i can serendipitously find other people's questions when i search myself for answers?

i basically made my whole stack exchange network profile in this fashion, and i will love to migrate to the fediverse... 🥰
@write_as @matt bump for the "never delete" idea, please!

scuttlebutt got at least that bit right, i would argue...

although i would also prefer if posts older than 10 years (or so) that got zero traction (no likes, follow, bookmark, link, etc) should probably get deleted by default.
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