The Wakaba and Kareha support thread, part 3 (535)

1 Name: !WAHa.06x36 : 2011-01-07 09:57 ID:eLRTX7Vk [Del]

This thread is for all your simple questions about installing and running Wakaba or Kareha, that just require quick answers. Please don't create new threads for issues like that, post them in here instead.

Before posting, check that the question has not already been answered in this thread, or in the previous two threads:

Also check the documentation:

There is also a setup guide by Anon:

Questions about "500 Internal Server Errors" go in this thread:

486 Name: Anonymous : 2014-11-30 11:35 ID:Heaven [Del]

>>479 What you are thinking of doing is making Wakaba.

487 Name: Anonymous : 2014-12-05 09:27 ID:Heaven [Del]

I wasn't aware that Wakaba was simply Kareha with a database. Good to know.

488 Name: Anonymous : 2014-12-18 10:52 ID:Q8Wzy3wQ [Del]

I'm having a problem.

Everything is installed correctly ( But when I try to reply to a specific post (post #1), using >>1 it gives error 403

You don't have permission to access / on this server.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks a lot!!

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491 Name: Anonymous : 2015-06-12 20:32 ID:oH+pKtga [Del]

I am trying to use Kareha on Nginx, and the PATH_INFO is not working. Is there a way to modify kareha to using some kind of GET variable instead of pathinfo?

492 Name: Anonymous : 2015-10-05 12:46 ID:ZCCHz3kG [Del]

Not sure if anyone would be interested, but I've been refreshing, myself on css lately and made a kareha style based on w3's material design tutorial. Feel free to use/improve it, if you'd like.

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494 Name: Anonymous : 2015-12-01 00:07 ID:eh1f7Xmp [Del]

Is it possible to remove tripcodes entirely?

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496 Name: Anonymous : 2015-12-10 16:29 ID:AVcsy+bd [Del]

Sure. If you don't want to modify the source code you can set "TRIPKEY" in "" to something like this:
use constant TRIPKEY => "0" x (MAX_FIELD_LENGTH + 1);

497 Name: Anonymous : 2015-12-10 22:12 ID:zwP1sYpA [Del]

For some reason, my Wakaba installation has decided to stop linking thumbnails to the database, or something. Basically, when an image is posted, a thumbnail is generated and placed in the thumb directory, as expected. However, it doesn't display on the board, and instead only shows the "No thumbnail" text. When I do an SQL dump, I notice that the field for where the thumbnail file name would be is simply blank for each entry.

I am using shared hosting (Lithium Hosting), and I really don't know what kind of thumbnailing software they have installed. It's simply worked up until now. With that in mind, anyone know why this would be happening?

498 Name: 498 : 2015-12-18 09:01 ID:PDxK8NhY [Del]

Is there any way to receive e-mail when the message is posted on Kareha?

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500 Name: Anonymous : 2015-12-28 21:44 ID:ZfWRAA4H [Del]

>>498 Yes, by programming that functionality.

501 Name: Anonymous : 2015-12-28 21:45 ID:Heaven [Del]

>>497 They changed their software and broke some basic functionality. Get a VPS, it'll probably cost less. Well, your site will be gone in a month or two anyway.

502 Name: toki!5yOaZrqx.c : 2015-12-31 16:08 ID:kZ5mufWH [Del]


hint: log.txt, index.rss

503 Name: Anonymous : 2016-01-22 06:06 ID:NaAzouRj [Del]

How can I enable webm support?

504 Name: Anonymous : 2016-02-03 02:50 ID:Cl95yTl8 [Del]

Image boards are for images, WebM is cancer.

505 Name: Anonymous : 2016-02-04 02:13 ID:8f18xSv4 [Del]

pure, virgin textboards are the superior entity, however

506 Name: Anonymous : 2016-02-07 11:03 ID:yILEoy3t [Del]

Hm, well, I'd still like to have the option there for those who'd like to use it. Though, the only way of enabling this I can think of would be to allow all types of files and blacklist a few, something I'd rather not do.

507 Name: Anonymous : 2016-03-16 19:04 ID:DdjckOO+ [Del]

So, I want a separate MOD_PASS in addition to an ADMIN_PASS, where MOD_PASS would work on one board and ADMIN_PASS would work on all. I've already set the ADMIN_PASSes to all be the same, created a constant MOD_PASS for each board, and edited check_password to be
sub check_password($$)

my ($admin,$password)=@_;
return if($admin eq ADMIN_PASS);
return if($admin eq crypt_password($password));
return if($admin eq MOD_PASS);

} doesn't work
help pls?

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509 Name: Anonymous : 2016-04-07 15:22 ID:pesnre1q [Del]

There is an option in "".

Uncomment these three lines:
use constant FILETYPES => (
ogg => 'icons/audio-ogg.png',
and add this line:
webm => 'icons/audio-ogg.png',
somewhere near "ogg => 'icons/audio-ogg.png'," line.

510 Name: Innominate : 2016-04-27 11:47 ID:g/EJZxzv (Image: 77x95 png, 9 kb) [Del]

I don't actually have any questions about how to get your software to work, it always seemed pretty straightforward and relatively easy for me. In my experience, just like you said;

"if it doesn't, there is something wrong with the configuration of your server, not the software."

I just wanted to thank you for making it.

According to most of what I have read and learned about perl,
most of what you have done is impossible, or would at least require an eight hour long castration process, with a pair of dull garden shears.

Eg; Kareha using javascript flawlessly without needing sixty modules from cpan, and a gcc compiler to choke and quit while compiling on windows (what I use, usually).
I'm still not entirely sure what Kozakana html/pl is, apart from a rocket on the back of a pig (want these skittles, kid? o.O) I'm impressed.

I'd agree though, that should be impossible.

Anyways, thanks for making it.

(PerHP is neat to, and I found it useful momentarily prior to discovering Markup::Perl via your link, which I promptly fell in love with.)

Have a great day. ( ゚∀゚)o彡゜えーりんえーりん!!

511 Name: Jon : 2016-08-08 08:19 ID:F9gEj4wU [Del]

Any plans to include .pae file extraction from the PowerArchiver software? Thanks!

512 Name: Anonymous : 2016-08-25 09:46 ID:Mb+DYt5K [Del]

My insecure tripcode with a single quotation mark (') produces wrong output, please send help.

513 Name: Anonymous : 2016-09-01 16:46 ID:4OfA+MxA [Del]

there is a bug where users can create unclosed tags, making every suceeding post bold or italic or whatever.

it happens on "<i/>" in HTML mode because the sanitize_html function in allows tags other than br to be closed implicitly.

Here's what I would propose as a fix, simply block any tag from being implicit except the 'empty' ones (as defined in ALLOWED_HTML,

--- a/kareha/ 2007-01-20 14:54:31.000000000 -0500
+++ b/kareha/ 2016-09-01 09:33:14.768000000 -0400
@@ -144,6 +144,7 @@
} keys %args;

+ $implicit=0;
$implicit="/" if($tags{$name}{empty});

push @stack,$name unless $implicit;

514 Name: Anonymous : 2016-09-11 23:47 ID:GhQd9Bi6 [Del]

Hello! I recently installed Kareha with "mode_image", and I want people to stay in the thread they post in, instead of being thrown out every time. I have been trying to figure this out for a while, and I don't seem to get any closer to a solution. Could anyone here help me out?

515 Name: Anonymous : 2016-09-18 00:35 ID:ntx4oXUl [Del]

I have File does not exist: wakaba.html
I couldnt find solution anywhere. Can u help me please?

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518 Name: Anonymous : 2016-10-18 21:21 ID:LK/Xp7G0 [Del]

Hi.I have a problem with wakaba.

Malformed UTF-8 character (fatal) at line 41

line 41: if($text) { $chars+=length $text; }

519 Name: Anonymous : 2016-10-20 15:23 ID:ksofmSlj [Del]

Hi there! Please assist.

Needed to move my discussion board to another host, but now my "" page does not work (shows server default "moved" page) and also can't create new post, receive "Unknown Iframe Error" message. set to 755. Directories to 755, files to 644, database imported under the same name with the same user and pass. Anything else that needs to be adjusted?

520 Name: Anonymous : 2016-11-25 20:32 ID:jtRD4Qe7 [Del]

Hi, i tried run wakaba script with xampp and activeperl on windows, all works fine but there is problems with thumbnails. I have installed imagemagick, and thumbnails converted fine - new converted images aprreas in "thumb" folder, but it is empty square plaseholder "no thumbnail" on board page with "class="nothumb". Can anyone help me with it?

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522 Name: Anonymous : 2017-01-11 01:41 ID:kkZClJRY [Del]

hello! can you help with hiding folder names like /res/ and filenames like wakaba.html from the url bar with .htaccess file?

523 Name: Anonymous : 2017-01-11 15:29 ID:kkZClJRY [Del]

hi! when i move all the files into a subfolder website does not show correctly. for example captchas are not seen. do you know which modifications do i need to make for wakaba to work properly in a subfolder?

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525 Name: anon : 2017-01-26 23:58 ID:nMr4zt2D [Del]

Im a noob how would i go about making it so every post gets a random id

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527 Name: Anonymous : 2017-02-23 15:39 ID:pC0dPu+i [Del]

>>523>>525 read the config file

528 Name: Anonymous : 2017-02-23 15:47 ID:pC0dPu+i [Del]


>Anything else that needs to be adjusted?

your server config


>Hi.I have a problem with wakaba

stop using malformed utf-8 characters

read the setup instructions

i'm pretty sure there's a mod right on this board that adds that feature

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531 Name: Someone : 2017-06-28 13:19 ID:SILa/nS1 [Del]


Why is it that on 10.12.5 the AppStore version of The Unarchiver asks for permission to extract into every new folder that it extracts to? The standalone, non-Appstore version doesn't ask for that. It would be nice if that would be fixed, as, otherwise, it's quite annoying.

532 Name: Anonymous : 2017-07-11 17:52 ID:88d+n3nj [Del]

This is several years late, but has that patch been posted anywhere?

533 Name: Anonymous : 2017-07-15 03:49 ID:GTJ2uJTR [Del]

Is there any way to do this:

While creating new thread, if there's another thread with "exact" same title, post the message as a reply to the already existed thread.

For example, if there's a thread which has a title as "apple" and someone else tries to create thread for "apple", add the second message to the already created thread before.


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535 Name: Anonymous : 2017-07-18 14:16 ID:Heaven [Del]

What are you using and what version? It doesn't look I can replicate it in Wakaba.

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