Tag: linux

  • Linux do-release-upgrade Checklist Recover from Broken Pipe

    Before a do-release-upgrade in Ubuntu Linux, here’s a quick checklist of todo’s: Backup important files (apache sites / log files / conf files, PHP .ini files, databases, cron scripts, .bash_aliases, .profile, upstart scripts) Clear up enough space for upgrading (usually around 1GB) Open up a secondary SSH window and alternate port for firewall¬†if you get…

  • Linux copy all hidden files directories keep permissions

    cp -rp /source-dir/. /destination/ -r = recursive -p = preserve /source-dir/. = dot means the entire directory contents, including hidden files

  • Bash move-jump word forward backward iTerm

    In bash terminal, to skip forward or backward whole words you need to send meta + f and meta + b, but Mac’s don’t have alt keys, rather option. iTerm allows you to change option to meta under profiles (or globally in Keys). ¬†Change option key to meta shown below and you’ll be able to…

  • aptitude package manager – how to use tutorial

    Debian / Ubuntu linux visual package manager, a step-up from apt / apt-get command line for installing your LAMP server. Navigating aptitude with hot keys ? – help screen with partial list of hot keys l – filter packages (lower case L), shows only packages / – search, places cursor (within context of all packages)…