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I got a problem.
I have put together matt's script for free links.
Everything is working fine until i submit the link.
I'm being redirected to links.html page and i refresh but
nothing is displayed. I have chmoded links.pl 755 and
links.html 777. What is the problem ??
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Question by:rogge
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by:martinag
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How if you open links.html in Notepad/VI or any other text editor?
Does it contain anything?

How if you view the source in your browser?
Does it contain anything?

Could you point us to an URL?

Martin
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by:rogge
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Yes ..i checked ..  and it contained all the html tags. I even viewd it in cute ftp.
( I do not use Telnet.)
I  tryed a brand new links.html file from matt's .. my old one was slightly modifyed by me ..but it still didn't work.

Sorry i can not piont you to the url right now. I deleted the files but i will have them up and running again tonight.
Rogge
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by:martinag
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>> nothing is displayed
Is _nothing_ displayed or is nothing from your new post displayed?

Anyway, I am suspecting that you are missing an ending </TABLE>
Go through links.html and count all the <TABLE> tags.
Then count all the </TABLE> tags.
If you have got less </TABLE> than <TABLE> that is why nothing shows up.

Martin
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by:rogge
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I have uploaded links.html again .. a brand new one .. and install it ..
I checked the database.txt after i have submited a link and it has recorded the sumiting ..
but still nothing in links.html
here is the URL., please check yourself.
http://oad.nu/myssilen/link/links.html
Can't it be that it only works in UNIX ??

Roger
 
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by:martinag
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I tried adding my site and it was added to database.txt alright.

I have checked some "Free for all links" pages around the net and they all looks just like your.

Have you edited the script anything?

Martin
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by:martinag
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About your UNIX/NT theory...The script can open database.txt so there should not be anything wrong with the system.

Martin
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by:rogge
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No ..haven't edit nothing .. either in the pl file or in the html file ..
Yesterday i was in Matt's suport area för Free links and i wasen't the only one with this
problem .. almost eveyone asked this questions ..

I tryed some diffrent approches to ..
chmoded all 777 .. i even chmoded the link cataloge ..
*humm*

Roger
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by:martinag
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Do you use version 2.2 of the script?
All versions prior to 2.2 aren't NT-compatible.
(Look in your links.pl at the top row for the version number)

Martin
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by:b2pi
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Are you by any chance behind a proxy server with a truly massive
cache? (hint, hint)
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by:CYO
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did you chmod 777 the directory. I been on many serversand sometimes I have to chmod the directory that I want it to change trying chmod your http://oad.nu/myssilen/link/ directory
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johnpjohn earned 100 total points
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U need to add this to the beginning of ur links page
This is because script is looking for a start point which is done by the below code. Do use  it and reply back of the same.
SELECT THE BELOW AND PASTE IT TO UR PAGE

<!--begin-->
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