Operation Systems

Gentoo distribution upgrade

Usually the Gentoo distribution is being upgraded by two simple emerge commands. Emerge is part of Portage which is the packet system of Gentoo. The commands to upgrade your Gentoo system are: user@GentooBox ~# emerge –sync This will sync your local machine with the gentoo server that you have set in /etc/make.conf user@GentooBox ~# emerge […]

Common Software

Switches available in RSYNC

Options Summary Here is a short summary of the options available in rsync. Please refer to the detailed options below for a complete description. -v, –verbose increase verbosity -q, –quiet decrease verbosity -c, –checksum always checksum -a, –archive archive mode -r, –recursive recurse into directories -R, –relative use relative path names -b, –backup make backups […]

Operation Systems

Installing Apache, MySQL and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu Linux

Firstly we will need to open console terminal and write the following User@TheUbuntuBox ~# sudo apt-get install apache2 autoconf automake1.4 autotools-dev libapache2-mod-php5 php5 php5-common php5-curl php5-dev php5-gd php-pear php5-ldap php5-mhash php5-mysql php5-mysqli php5-snmp php5-sqlite php5-xmlrpc php5-xsl php5-imap php5-mcrypt php5-pspell php5-gd autoconf automake1.4 autotools-dev libapache2-mod-php5 mysql-server We just installed Apache2, MySQL Server and PHP5. Now we […]

Tips & Tricks

How to use PuTTy for SSH

This is a step by step guide on how to use PuTTy to for SSH. Firstly you need to download the PuTTy software. You can download it from here: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html Once you have downloaded the PuTTy program you can open it you will see window like that: Then you should put the hostname or IP […]