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How to install GIT client in Ubuntu

9 July 2012

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GIT is a very famous version control system used by majority of developers and designers these days. If you have ever used Subversion, CVS or Mercurial you would know the concept and need of version control in software development and graphics design. By default GIT is not available on Ubuntu. You can use following command […]

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How to install mcrypt for PHP in ubuntu

4 September 2011

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On my Ubuntu 4.9 with PHP Version 5.3.2-1 I had to install Magento that required myscrypt. To install it, I followed following steps: Sometimes you might get the message “php5-mcrypt is already the newest version“. If so, install with:

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Ubuntu Plesk permissions for Joomla websites

24 September 2010

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Seems Plesk sets apache to www-data:www-data and when Joomla installer uploads file they are set to username:psacln and that causes errors regarding permissions. Following fix was found in some forums as suggested solution. 1. mod-itk installation is required for this solution Go to to your domain directory. Edit vhost.conf add following to the file, make […]

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Permissions for Joomla using Plesk and Virtuozzo

15 August 2010

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Change the umask in ‘/etc/proftpd.conf’ from ’022′ to ’002′. Then, update the directory permissions by running the following at the command line: Add the ‘apache’ user to the ‘psacln’ group by editing ‘/etc/group’.

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www or no www in urls

1 August 2010

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You can enter your website urls with a www or with no www. Which is better I leave for you to google and find out yourself. Using both is not a good idea as search engines and Facebook will not treat them same and will cause problems. Solution is to force one of them to […]

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chmod directories/files using command line

21 May 2010

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Useful Command-Line Tips

11 May 2010

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Change directories command For relatives path: For absolute paths: Go to home directry from any location: cd~ Listing To list files of a direcroty For relatives path: For absolute paths: Options: -l for list -A show hidden files Show current directory Copy files from one location to another Finding help: for detailed help type man

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Linux server useful commands

20 April 2010

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Some useful Ubuntu command lines I use often: Restart Appache Restart MySQL Find Ubuntu Server Specs Update the directory permissions Collect Statictics data:

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