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Best php ide and web development tools on ubuntu

By | July 21, 2012

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 Install on ubuntu Download from Quanta Quanta is the Dreamweaver of Linux. However it is not developed anymore. As… Read More »

Install php gearman on ubuntu precise

By | June 21, 2012

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/’ install ok: channel:// configuration option “php_ini” is not set… Read More »

Sound cracking problem in Ubuntu 11.10

By | March 22, 2012

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…. Read More »

Traceroute command not working on Ubuntu

By | December 11, 2011

The traceroute utility can be installed from synaptic : Some Information : Doing some test runs The traceroute command by default sends UDP packets. In the above output 5 network nodes remain undiscovered. The first impression would be that they did not repsond. However this is not the case. Wireshark reveals more : Wireshark clearly… Read More »

Setup internet connection sharing on ubuntu with Firestarter

By | October 23, 2011

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… Read More »