A beginner’s guide to comparing files using visual diff/merge tool Meld on Linux

A beginner’s guide to comparing files using visual diff/merge tool Meld on Linux

A beginner’s guide to comparing files using visual diff/merge tool Meld on LinuxNow that we’ve covered some command line-based diff/merge tools in Linux, it’d be logical to explain some visual diff/merge tools available for the OS as well. Reason being, not everybody is used-to the command line, and/or command-line based comparison tools could be more difficult to learn and understand for some.So, we’ll kick off this new series with a GUI-based tool dubbed Meld.But before we jump onto the installation and explanation part, itd be worth sharing that all the instructions and examples presented i

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10 Linux Cat Command Examples for Beginners

10 Linux Cat Command Examples for Beginners

10 Linux Cat Command Examples for BeginnersIf you a regular Linux command line user, I am sure you must have used the cat command. The tool is mostly used for displaying contents of a file, although it provides many other small but useful features. In this article, we will discuss the cat command in detail, explaining some of its key features.Please note that all examples mentioned in this tutorial have been tested on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.Linux cat commandThe tool’s man page describes it as: cat – concatenate files and print on the standard outputFollowing are 10 points that’ll give you a good ide

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8 Practical Examples of Linux Xargs Command for Beginners

8 Practical Examples of Linux Xargs Command for Beginners

8 Practical Examples of Linux Xargs Command for BeginnersThe Linux xargs command may not be a hugely popular command-line tool, but this doesn’t take away the fact that it’s extremely useful, especially when combined with other commands like find and grep. If you are new to xargs and want to understand its usage, you’ll be glad to know that’s exactly what we’ll be doing here.Before we proceed, please keep in mind that all the examples presented in this tutorial have been tested on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver). Shell used is Bash, and version is 4.4.19.1. How does Xargs command work?Well, b

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16 Practical Examples of Linux LS command for Beginners

16 Practical Examples of Linux LS command for Beginners

16 Practical Examples of Linux LS command for BeginnersWhenever it’s required to take a look at the contents of a directory on the command line in Linux, ls is the command that’s used. It lists the contents sorted in alphabetical order.While that’s the tool’s basic usage, it offers a plethora of features (in the form of command-line options) that help you in several circumstances. In this tutorial, we will discuss the usage of some of these command-line options through easy to understand examples.1. How to list hidden files/directoriesThe ls command doesn’t display hidden files/directories by

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10 Practical Examples of Linux Cal/NCal command for Beginners

10 Practical Examples of Linux Cal/NCal command for Beginners

10 Practical Examples of Linux Cal/NCal command for BeginnersIf you want to quickly view a calendar on the terminal in Linux, then cal is the command-line tool that you should be using. By default, the command displays the current month in output.There’s another similar utility, dubbed ncal. It differs from cal in the sense that it offers an alternative layout, more options, and the date of Easter.In this article, we will discuss both these tools in detail, giving you an idea about their capabilities and feature-set.1. How to turn off highlighting of today’s date?As you can see in the default

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Running TYPO3 6.2 On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 13.10

Running TYPO3 6.2 On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 13.10

Running TYPO3 6.2 On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 13.10This tutorial shows how you can install and run a TYPO3 (version 6.2) web site on a Debian Wheezy or Ubuntu 13.10 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced “engine x”) + MySQL + PHP). nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially static files.I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Preliminary NoteI want to install TYPO3 in a vhost called www.example.com/example.com here with the document root /var/www/www

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How to install Roundcube on your ISPConfig3 server on CentOS 6

How to install Roundcube on your ISPConfig3 server on CentOS 6 This tutorial has been created for those who have installed The Perfect Server – CentOS 6.4 x86_64 [ISPConfig 3] and wish to have alternative webmail application – Roundcube. You may still able access to Squiremail as this Roundcube installation will not overwrite the Squirremail.I noticed there are lack of tutorials for installing the Roundcube on CentOS and the Roundcube plugin for ISPConfig is not working for me somehow. Okay, let’s start.Step 1You need to get the database and database user details ready. You may create them wit

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Virtual Hosting With Proftpd And MySQL (Incl. Quota) On Ubuntu 14.04LTS

Virtual Hosting With Proftpd And MySQL (Incl. Quota) On Ubuntu 14.04LTSThis document describes how to install a Proftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota with this setup. This tutorial is based on Ubuntu 14.04LTS.For the administration of the MySQL database you can use web based tools like phpMyAdmin which will also be installed in this howto. phpMyAdmin is a comfortable graphical interface which means you

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The Perfect Server – Ubuntu 14.04 (Apache2, PHP, MySQL, PureFTPD, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

The Perfect Server – Ubuntu 14.04 (Apache2, PHP, MySQL, PureFTPD, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

The Perfect Server – Ubuntu 14.04 (Apache2, PHP, MySQL, PureFTPD, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)This tutorial shows how to prepare an Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) server (with Apache2, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3. ISPConfig 3 is a web hosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache or nginx web server, Postfix mail server, Courier or Dovecot IMAP/POP3 server, MySQL, BIND or MyDNS nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more. This setup covers Apache (instead of nginx ), BIND (

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Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 13.10 (LAMP)

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 13.10 (LAMP)

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 13.10 (LAMP)Version 1.0Author: Falko Timme, updated by Srijan KishoreLAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on anUbuntu 13.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support. I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Preliminary NoteIn this tutorial I use the hostname server1.example.com with the IP address 192.168.0.100. These settings might differ for you, so you have to replace them where appropriate.I’m running all the steps in this tutorial wit

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