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July 2010 Archive (20 posts)

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TortoiseSVN: How To Strip ALL SVN Folders Out of a Project to Move it Around | TortoiseSVN is actually a pretty damn good Windows subversion client that neatly integrates itself within the Window shell. The tortoiseSVN question for today is how to I get a clean copy of one of my projects under subversion, in other words how do I get a ... (CodeUnit)
Ubuntu: A Bash Script to Backup All MySQL Databases Running on a Server | The following bash script is written to automate the process of backing up all your various MySQL databases running on either a local or remote MySQL server, using the useful mysqldump utility to do the actual backups. What the script does is pretty simple to understand ... (CodeUnit)
Ubuntu Subversion: How to Delete a SVN Repository | Although there is tons of documentation on creating new SVN project repositories for your shiny Ubuntu SVN (subversion) server, there isn't all that much mention of how you actually remove a project repository should you no longer need it. Funnily enough, that's probably because the answer ... (CodeUnit)
Ubuntu: How to Stop or Start any Daemon from the Terminal | A quick way to stop or start a particular process running as a system daemon on your Ubuntu box is to make use of the start-stop-daemon command. Usage is broken down into first providing a command, be it --start, --stop or --help, followed by a matching ... (CodeUnit)
OnTime: How to Change the Colors Associated with Features, Defects and Tasks | OnTime from AxoSoft is a powerful project management tool that is indispensable in churning out software development projects on time, thanks to its many built in scrum/agile project management features. Today's quick tip shows you how you can set the associated colours for all those various ... (CodeUnit)
Ubuntu Server: Figure Out Which Version You Currently have Installed | To view what version of Ubuntu you currently have installed on your box, the easiest is simply to enter the falling in from the command line: cat /etc/issue or even cat /etc/lsb-release Finally, if you feel like getting your fingers a little deeper in the details surrounding your machine, ... (CodeUnit)
Ubuntu Server: Block Login for a User Account | Certain user accounts on a Linux system are create with the intention to be used exclusively by some or other service or application. So in order to stop anyone from logging into the machine as that user account, you need to disable the login without ... (CodeUnit)
How to Upgrade Your Ubuntu Server Version over the Network and via the Terminal | The nice thing about Canonical's Ubuntu is that they have a nice and consistent major release cycle, making the management of your Ubuntu servers a pretty planned affair. The question today is of course how to actually initiate a network upgrade on your terminal-only Ubuntu server ... (CodeUnit)
Ubuntu Lucid Lynx: JDownloader for Easy File Download from MegaUpload | If you enjoy downloading files from those useful but not always so user friendly online dump sites like megaupload.com, rapidshare.com or mediafire.com to name a few (be it as a premium OR free member), then taking a look at the clever file downloader named JDownloader ... (CodeUnit)
Ubuntu Lucid Lynx: How to Run and Adobe AIR App | To run any one of the brilliantly useful Adobe AIR applications floating around there on your shiny new Ubuntu Lucid Lynx installation is actually pretty easy, thanks in the most part to Adobe's releasing a Debian installer package for the Adobe AIR Application Installer. So first ... (CodeUnit)
PHPExcel: How to Bold a Cell’s Value | PHPExcel is a phenomenal Excel generating library for PHP which I have mentioned on this site numerous times before, and which is currently my defacto way for quickly knocking out all those annoying Excel downloads that clients always seem to MUST have! Today's quick code tip ... (CodeUnit)
Ubuntu Lucid Lynx: Remote Desktop and VNC Viewer | I have two Ubuntu desktop installations, one monitor and no KVM switch at home at the moment. Annoying, but thanks to the ridiculously simple and powerful combined Remote Desktop and VNC Viewer functionalities, controlling my second, "blind and dumb" machine is so simple that a child ... (CodeUnit)
PHPExcel: How to Set the Width of Cells | PHPExcel is a phenomenal Excel generating library for PHP which I have mentioned on this site numerous times before, and which is currently my defacto way for quickly knocking out all those annoying Excel downloads that clients always seem to MUST have! ;) Today's quick code ... (CodeUnit)
PHPExcel: How to Merge Cells | PHPExcel is a phenomenal Excel generating library for PHP which I have mentioned on this site numerous times before, and which is currently my defacto way for quickly knocking out all those annoying Excel downloads that clients always seem to MUST have! Today's quick code hint ... (CodeUnit)
jQuery Color Picker Plugin: Convert RGB to HEX | I've written on the excellent jQuery Color Picker plugin from eyecon.ro before, but a question was recently raised on how to use its RGB output in code. Well actually it turns out that most browsers return its value as a standard HEX color value, but ... (CodeUnit)
How to Start or Stop MySQL Server on Ubuntu via the Command Line | To stop a MySQL server instance on an Ubuntu linux install via the command line is as simple as entering: sudo /etc/init.d/mysql stop Alternatively, to start a MySQL server instance you can simply submit a start command like so: sudo /etc/init.d/mysql start Incidentally, if you want to check on ... (CodeUnit)
TinyMCE: THE Javascript WYSIWYG Editor | If you use the Internet then undoubtedly you have come across TinyMCE before, undoubtedly one of the most powerful Javascript WYSIWYG (What You See is What You Get) text editors available to web developers. Basically, TinyMCE is an Open Source platform independent web based Javascript HTML ... (CodeUnit)
Ubuntu Terminal: How to Quickly Create a SQL Dump File from a MySQL Database | Backing up your MySQL database or generating a copy of it to shift around is quite a simple affair thanks to the powerful mysqldump command that ships with MySQL. To generate a backup sqldump, simply execute: mysqldump -h localhost -u -p -c --add-drop-table --add-locks --all --quick ... (CodeUnit)
PHP: How to Remove or Replace Strings from the Front and End of a Value | Today's little PHP hint is a pretty simple one, but one worth tackling if you are looking for a quick and easy way to strip a particular string pattern off the front and end of a value. What we will make use of is of course ... (CodeUnit)
Ubuntu Terminal: How to Quickly GZip a File | File archiving is a particularly simple affair and there are quite a few different archive algorithms to pick and choose from. GZip (.gz) has for long been associated with Linux as one of its main archiving algorithms and so today's quick command line tip highlights ... (CodeUnit)
 
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