How To Fix WPDataTables Error “You are trying to load a table of an unknown type” in WordPress

Author: , September 7th, 2022

If you get the following error in WordPress when using the WPDataTables plugin, follow these steps to fix it: “You are trying to load a table of an unknown type. Probably you did not activate the addon which is required to use this table type.” SOLUTION SUMMARY: You must update the plugin files manually, deactivate […]

How To Fix yum after Python Upgrade

Author: , December 8th, 2015

I upgraded to Python 2.7 and yum promptly broke. The quick fix is to edit the yum executable script and change the top line that invokes Python: sudo vim which yum CHANGE FROM: #!/usr/bin/python TO: #!/usr/bin/python26 UPDATED August 2nd, 2016: On one system, I had to use the following Python 2.4 fix instead, even though […]

Amazon Linux Upgrade Woes

Author: , April 10th, 2012

Upgraded the OS on one of my Amazon server instances today. After rebooting I had the unpleasant experience of seeing my rpc.rstatd monitoring daemon stop functioning. It turns out that AWS changed the actual kernel version for this release, I guess to “celebrate” the fact that it is no longer “beta”. The difficulty is that […]