Tag Archive: Linux

Feb 24

How to: Manage Windows Azure with PowerShell

 How to: Manage Windows Azure with PowerShell You can manage your Windows Azure account via PowerShell with an array of commands at your disposal. Below is a quick reference guide of the commands available. You can connect to Microsoft’s Azure Cloud using the Azure Powershell SDK. After you have installed the SDK you should be …

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Feb 24

How to: Have WordPress communicate with MySQL via Socket

How to: Have WordPress communicate with MySQL via Socket As I keep looking into how to improve the performance of website one of the recurrent points mentioned is to use Linux sockets where possible. I really don’t have much experience and I can see how avoiding the TCP stack might help but I figured at …

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Feb 19

General Commands Manual: ln

General Commands Manual: ln NAME ln – make links between files SYNOPSIS ln [OPTION]… [-T] TARGET LINK_NAME (1st form) ln [OPTION]… TARGET (2nd form) ln [OPTION]… TARGET… DIRECTORY (3rd form) ln [OPTION]… -t DIRECTORY TARGET… (4th form) DESCRIPTION In the 1st form, create a link to TARGET with the name LINK_NAME. In the 2nd form, …

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Feb 19

How to: Add or Remove Symbolic links in Ubuntu

How to: Add or Remove Symbolic links in Ubuntu Unlike Windows, in Linux based systems symbolic links are use quite frequently. The advantage of using symbolic links is that they allow you to have the same file in multiple locations, but the content to remain the same across all of them regardless of where you …

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Feb 19

How to: Install the NginX Agent for NewRelic in an Ubuntu server

How to: Install the NginX Agent for NewRelic in an Ubuntu server Everytime I try to install a plugin for New Relic I find myself trying to figure out how to perform each of the steps. For example, take this instructions on how to install the NginX agent to get monitoring on your web server: …

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Feb 13

HowTo: Copy Files Over The Network using the Ubuntu Command Line

HowTo: Copy Files Over The Network using the Ubuntu Command Line As I continued to struggle in this GUI-less word, the need for transferring files over the network arose. I needed to get a lot of files from one place to another and I just simply didn’t know how to do it. Linux obviously offers a …

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Feb 13

General Commands Manual: Rsync

General Commands Manual: Rsync NAME rsync – a fast, versatile, remote (and local) file-copying tool SYNOPSIS   Local: rsync [OPTION…] SRC… [DEST] Access via remote shell: Pull: rsync [OPTION…] [[email protected]]HOST:SRC… [DEST] Push: rsync [OPTION…] SRC… [[email protected]]HOST:DEST Access via rsync daemon: Pull: rsync [OPTION…] [[email protected]]HOST::SRC… [DEST] rsync [OPTION…] rsync://[[email protected]]HOST[:PORT]/SRC… [DEST] Push: rsync [OPTION…] SRC… [[email protected]]HOST::DEST rsync …

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Feb 13

How to: Use Git (Git Clone, Git Fetch, Git Pull, Git Clone & Git Rebase)

How to: Use Git (Git Clone, Git Fetch, Git Pull, Git Clone & Git Rebase) I am new to Git and using repositories in Linux based systems (Being a Visual Studio / Team Foundation guy is not like I am starting from scratch). The point was just to understand what does each command does so …

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Feb 12

How to: Install NginX

How to: Install NginX If you want to Install NginX, we currently host a PPA that tries to keep up with the latest updates from NginX. Sometimes we make changes to the build when something breaks or doesn’t work but most of the time we use the same package that is provided by the NginX …

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Feb 12

Changes with NginX 1.5.10

Changes with NginX 1.5.10 Below are the list of changes from the 1.5.9 release of NginX to version 1.5.10. This is provided as reference only and was obtained from: http://nginx.org/en/CHANGES   Changes with nginx 1.5.10 04 Feb 2014 *) Feature: the ngx_http_spdy_module now uses SPDY 3.1 protocol. Thanks to Automattic and MaxCDN for sponsoring this work. *) Feature: …

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