Wordpress Super Cache Ubuntu 12.10

I successfully installed the canned wordpress/Ubuntu 12.10 and did a few minor tweaks according to

so far, so good… the blog part of the site seems to have trouble with WP Super Cache and shows blank pages, or shows pages after multiple refresh cycles only, even in the admin panel… I wonder what the issue is and if there is a fix?

I do have a hunch that it has to do with permissions.

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Did you add Apache to the WordPress group (Apache traditionally runs as <code>www-data</code>)? Otherwise, check out <a href=“”>How To Install Wordpress on Ubuntu 12.04</a>; although, you’ll get A LOT better performance with Nginx (especially if you’re using a caching plugin) over Apache. <i>See</i> <a href=“”>The Importance of Caching WordPress</a>. Then, check out <a href=“”>How To Install Wordpress, Nginx, PHP, and Varnish on Ubuntu 12.04</a>.

owner for everything is wordpress

Check the <code>owner:group</code> attributes. What’s the output of <br><pre>ls -la /path/to/WordPress/installation/</pre> <br>If you see <code>root:root</code> sprinkled in there, execute <br><pre>sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /path/to/WordPress/installation/</pre>