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Best php ide and web development tools on ubuntu

There are a lot of IDEs for ubuntu for doing php related web development. Lets see a few. Aptana Studio Supports PHP, Ruby, Python and more. Autosuggest dropdowns available, Integrated preview available. Project website http://www.aptana.com/ Install on ubuntu Download from http://www.aptana.com/ Quanta Quanta is the Dreamweaver of Linux. However it is not developed anymore. As of Ubuntu 11.10 Quanta is no more available from synaptic. Check this article to learn ...

Setup a jailed shell with jailkit on ubuntu

Jailed Shell and Jailkit A jailed shell is a kind of limited shell that provides the user with a very real looking shell but does not allow him to mess with/view/modify any parts of the real file systems. The file system inside the shell is different from the actual file system of the underlying system. Such a functionality is achived through ...

Run multiple instances of skype 4.0 on ubuntu

Prior to version 4.0 multiple instances of skype could be started just by clicking the same Skype icon again and again. But in version 4.0 the steps are a bit different. Steps 1. Install skype. 2. Skype stores its data in the directory $HOME/.Skype or ~/.Skype . So create 2 copies of this directory and name them as ~/.Skype.first and ~/.Skype.second 3. Launch skype as ...

Install php gearman on ubuntu precise

Steps 1. Install the gearman job server and libgearman : sudo apt-get install gearman-job-server libgearman-dev 2. Install the pecl extension sudo apt-get install php-pear php5-dev sudo pecl install gearman The output will show something like this at the end : Build process completed successfully Installing '/usr/lib/php5/20100525/gearman.so' install ok: channel://pecl.php.net/gearman-1.0.2 configuration option "php_ini" is not set to php.ini location You should add "extension=gearman.so" to php.ini 3. Edit php.ini file : $ locate php.ini /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini /etc/php5/cgi/php.ini Open the ...

Sound cracking problem in Ubuntu 11.10

I recently upgraded my ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 and then noticed that sound output started cracking when I played mp3 files or youtube videos. The only solution at the moment is to reduce PCM value in alsamixer terminal window Type alsamixed at terminal : $ alsamixer A window would come up with multiple vertical bars. 3rd one in them is PCM. Reduce it , ...

Install Quanta on Ubuntu 11.10

I upgraded my ubuntu few hours back from 11.04 to 11.10 ; it all went fine. After the upgrade I noticed that Quanta - my favorite php development tool had vanished. Doing few searches on google lead to the information that its now deprecated and not maintained in the repos anymore. So I got it back from elsewhere, and this is ...

Traceroute command not working on Ubuntu

The traceroute utility can be installed from synaptic : $ sudo apt-get install traceroute Some Information : $ traceroute -V Modern traceroute for Linux, version 2.0.15, Oct 17 2010 Copyright (c) 2008 Dmitry Butskoy, License: GPL v2 or any later Doing some test runs $ traceroute www.google.com traceroute to www.google.com (74.125.235.20), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 192.168.0.1 (192.168.0.1) 1.545 ms ...

Install suphp with apache on ubuntu

Suphp Suphp php handler is an apache module (mod_suphp) that runs php scripts with ownership and permission of a specific user. This is seen as a security enhancement since the system can keep track of which user's php script is running (and causing problems if any). In shared hosting environments suphp is very popular since it is very easy to install ...

Install vnc server and client on Ubuntu

VNC stands for Virtual Network Computing or in simple terms its 'Remote Desktop'. It allows a system to access the desktop of another system. Now lets see how vnc can be done on ubuntu. Install Packages $ sudo apt-get install vnc4server xvnc4viewer 1. vnc4server - This is the vnc server application. It is run on the system which is to be viewed remotely. 2. ...

Setup internet connection sharing on ubuntu with Firestarter

Firestarter is an easy to install firewall application for Ubuntu which also has to the option to enable Internet Connection Sharing at the click of a mouse. Install firestarter $ sudo apt-get install firestarter Launch the application firestarter. The wizard will come up on the first run. Enable Internet Connection Sharing in the wizard, and start the firewall. Now other computers connected to this ...



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