Bash

Tutorials and information about the bash terminal in Linux.

The real power of Linux happens at the command line. As time goes on users use the terminal less and less due to the the enhancements on the graphical front ends. There are still many times having some skills with bash commands are very useful.  In this tutorials we will just cover how to launch a terminal in Gnome 2

Note: Changing your default ssh port does not guarantee that you won't get hacked. How ever changing the default really helps cut down on the attempts. Please make sure you have other secure practices in place such as strong passwords.

 

 

With the new desktop enviorment (Unity) in Ubuntu, you now need to take a few extra steps to open a terminal compared to Gnome 2 in the past.

 

Click on the Ubuntu Icon located in the upper left corner.

 

 

With Gnome 3 there are a few extra steps you need to take when to launch a terminal.

 

Slide you mouse in the upper left corner (Activities)

 

 

Often when you setup multiple websites on a single web server it can be difficult to figure out what database your Joomla site is using. Some times admins get lazy and create poor names or a hosting provider may just give you a random generated database name. In this tutorial we will look at four different methods on how to find the database name of your Joomla site.

If you are looking for information on what is the mysql database username and password are set to, use the "Find Your Joomla Database Name and Login Information with SSH:" steps below.

(Note: Joomla 1.7 was used in the following examples. The same steps should apply to other versions as well.)

 

 

In this tutorial we will cover how to start, stop, and restart Apache and MySQL on CentOS. Since CentOS is used mostly for a server we will do these steps all at the command line (terminal). We will also use another command to check the status of the services to make sure they are really up or down. Let's get started!

 

 

Most system admins keep servers pretty slim with no Graphical User Interface (GUI). We will stick with the basics and use a few commands to start, stop, and restart Apache as well as some related services on Arch Linux.

Depending on your network, your IP address, subnet, gateway ..etc setting will or could be different. Most home networks use a class C network with one subnet, so these settings could be applied in that case. Check your current IP address to get an idea what to use.

Lets get into it.

Ubuntu Server 10.04 (LTS) is an amazing server. The apt-get package manager makes things very easy to install and offers a large repository of open source software.

In this tutorial we will install Drupal 7 on Ubuntu Server. If you would like steps on how to setup Ubuntu server visit one of the following URLs:

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