Posts Tagged 'CLI'



Build a Sex-On-Legs WebDev Machine

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Install the ultimate web development toolbox: tweaked Linux Ubuntu with Windows via VirtualBox, Nginx, PHP, MySQL, best Firefox addons, Woopra & much more.

Here's the deal ..

My 2 month old HP Pavillion DV3500 decided to pack up the other day.

Looks like the motherboard, ‘cos I tried another ...

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Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 11: Copy Website Files between Windows/Linux Computers using the CLI

psftp ftp program for windows

Here's how to copy/backup/upload files between Linux & Windows hosts using PuTTY's Secure FTP terminal. Faster, easier and way safer than FTP.

If you're using Linux locally as well as to power your web host, skip to Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 10: Copy Site Files between Linux/Linux Computers with the ...

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Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 9: Reset a Lost MySQL Password

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So you've gone and locked yourself out of MySQL? Feels a bit like leaving the car keys in the trunk, huh? 😀 Sorry to laugh! But I can, firstly because I've locked my own darned keys in the trunk and, more usefully, ‘cos I'm gonna show you how to get back in.

It's really not so tough. Using ...

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Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 8: Update (Replace or Delete) MySQL Data

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Change repetitive db data with one single syntax command. Rather than manually find & alter each instance, isolate the lot & update multiple content.

There are some good plugins to do this with platforms like WordPress but, by way of an alternative method, this is handy when you want to swap or lose an identical content string across all the ...

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Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 7: Reinstate MySQL DBs with Terminal Shell

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This guide provides the syntax for uploading data to a MySQL database. For instance, you've changed Linux server, have added a blank database and now want to add your previously backed up data.

Just replace the name of the database, the database username & the password with your chosen options, pasting the code into your terminal.

(Sure, you could use a ...

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Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 6: Backup a MySQL Database from the Terminal

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This guide shows how to save a MySQL database using a terminal, with a simple syntax command. And faster than using phpMyAdmin, for sure.

Just replace the db name, username and password and paste the code into your terminal.

While this is a handy how-to, probably you'll want ...

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Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 4: Create or Bin MySQL DBs using the Terminal

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This how-to guide maps out two pretty basic but handy MySQL operations, creating and binning a database, using the terminal interface.

Sure, you can do those with, say, phpMyAdmin, but it's way quicker to perform such functions using the command line.

Having logged into MySQL's shell using ...

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Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) – Part 17: Nginx Control Panel Workarounds

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No viable panel, huh? OK, so we'll use some super-cool workarounds. Every cPanel module is listed here, together with the copy/paste code for the Nginx-equivalent alternate function.

With no feasible control panel module available for the Nginx web server, what's missing? What do we need for virtual private server & domain administration, and to set up and ...

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Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) – Part 15: WordPress Setup & Updates from the Command Line

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This how-to guide uses Subversion to download & install standalone WordPress blogs & their plugins, quickly and easily from your Linux command line interface, with simple updates thereafter. It also details the WordPress MySQL database setup process.

OK, I admit, I am biased towards WordPress! And this guide is a perfect fit for those wanting to launch their WP ...

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Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) – Part 5: Encrypt Data with OpenSSH & Auto-Login with PuTTY

using PuTTYGen to create authentication keys

Having set up our PuTTY command line interface (CLI), in Part 3, on our local Windows machine and connecting remotely to our Linux VPS, we need to secure the connection.

Using the protocol

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