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Install htop on centos 6.4

Htop on centos When it comes to monitoring the cpu and ram usage on your linux machine, htop is the best tool to use. It is an ncurses based commandline too that does not require any gui like desktop, but still provides a very interactive and featureful interface to monitor processes running on the system along with other details like cpu ...

Install and configure Apache and PHP with cgi on Ubuntu or Debian

CGI - Common Gateway Interface Apache can be configured to invoke the php interpreter as cgi program. This means that the php-cgi binary shall be run externally and the php script shall be executed by it and the output would be passed back to apache. This is one way to run php with apache. Other methods include shared module, fastcgi etc. ...

Install Quanta plus web editor on ubuntu 13.04

Quanta Plus Welcome to another great post on how to install quanta plus on ubuntu. Quanta plus is my favorite php web development tool simply because its too simple compared to all the alternatives out there. But most important is that its built with qt, which makes it a native, fast and efficient application on the KDE desktop, which I have ...

Setup Apache and Php with mod_fcgid on Ubuntu/Debian

Mod Fcgid Mod Fcgid is an apache module that enables it to talk to fastcgi enabled application. It can be used to setup with apache to run php over fastcgi. It is an alternative to the older mod_fastcgi and has some differences with it. In this post we shall be setting up apache with php using this module. You can also . Since ...

Install and configure Apache and php with mod fastcgi on Ubuntu/Debian

Fastcgi based php handler Mod_fastcgi is an apache module that enables apache to talk to fastcgi enabled applications. It can be used to run php code over fastcgi through the php-cgi binary which is fastcgi enabled. Fastcgi has many improvements over the traditional cgi model of executing external programs inside a webserver. With fastcgi multiple processes are kept alive and each process ...

Install ssh server on Ubuntu with OpenSSH

What is ssh - Secure Shell Secure shell is a secure communication protocol that can be used for remote administration (like a webserver) over a terminal. It is technically a secure version of telnet. A shell or console on any system is meant to execute commands on it and control it. Telnet used to do this. But telnet transmitted all data ...

Install quanta plus on ubuntu 12.10

Quanta Plus Quanta Plus is web development tool for the KDE desktop that resembles dreamweaver of windows. But it is a dead project now and is not being developed anymore for years. However it is still my favorite because it works very well. Remarkable features are : 1. Group files into projects. 2. Auto-suggestions for php code 3. Tracking changed files and uploading them at ...

Play music from command line on ubuntu

Terminal If you are too addicted to the terminal/console and want to use it for every possible thing, then know that it can play music as well. There are many utilities for playing music files like mp3 directly from the commandline. They can be used to browse the file system, select music files and make a playlist. All from inside a ...

Enable smooth scrolling in Google Chrome

Firefox by default has smooth scrolling enabled on Ubuntu. With smooth scrolling, if you turn the mouse wheel, the page scrolls by some percentage not in a single moment, but taking some time like an animation. It gives a similar effect as if the page is being scrolled by fingers on a touch device. Google chrome does not yet have a ...

How to get gorgeous looking fonts on ubuntu linux

Fonts on Linux Fonts on linux have long been an issue due to various reasons like the BCI patent by Apple, lack of free quality fonts etc. However over time things have changed and now its possible to get your linux system fonts look as good as, or even better than a mac or windows 8 as far as fonts are ...



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