I’ve recently set up automated backups to Google Drive on my CentOS 7 Linux VPS to protect my blog posts from data loss. I don’t know why it took so long for me to care about backups of my own data. I chose to back up to Google Drive since I already have a Google One plan that has plenty of available storage space.Continue reading Easy Backups to Google Drive on Linux
For those who don’t know, the Broadcom WiFi that comes with Dell XPS 13 is not supported by most current Linux distributions (kernel version < 4.4). Continue reading XPS 13: Replacing WiFi Adapter
I’ve recently bought a Dell XPS 13 9350.
I tried installing Fedora on it but the installer was not able to detect the SSD. I tried disabling UEFI and it worked. The problem was that as soon as I disabled it I was no longer able to boot into Windows 10. I tried different combinations and every change that resulted in Fedora installer seeing the drive, broke Windows 10 boot setup. I thought I would be able to enable UEFI after the setup and use Windows 10 whenever I needed it and decided to install Fedora.
Continue reading UEFI and GPT Mess with Windows 10 and Linux
In this tutorial I will explain how to execute composer vendor binaries without typing vendor/bin every time. Continue reading Run Vendor Binaries w/o Typing vendor/bin
Recently I remembered that I had this little handy script that I used to backup my WordPress blog. The script contains only 2 actual commands.
I used nice while compressing / uncompressing the files to avoid CPU throttling since my blog is running on a shared hosting server.
This WordPress backup script doesn’t work without user interaction since it needs you to enter the password. Continue reading WordPress Backup Script
Install EPEL YUM Repository
Get EPEL YUM Repository installed on the machine if you don’t already have it. The package you require is in EPEL repository. You can check if the repository is installed using “yum repolist”
You need to install PDFjam using the following YUM command:
yum install pdfjam
Are you having memory leak issues with your Minecraft Server on Linux? The solution might be in this post. I’ve been running a MC server on my VPS (HeartInternet) for the last 4 months. It was all good until we started exploring the map. The MC server was randomly being killed and this message was coming up in our screen:
Internal Exception: java.io.IOException: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host
After long searches I found a version of Fortinet SSL VPN Client for Linux that works well on my Ubuntu 12.04. The previous versions I found was causing the VPN connection to terminate in less than 30 seconds. This version (4.0.2254) is released in 2012 so it is pretty recent. Continue reading Fortinet SSL VPN Client for Linux
As a web developer having experience on Windows and Linux, I prefer to work on Linux servers. Here are the reasons why (for CentOS – might not be same for all distributions):
- Viewing error and access logs
- No need to waste RAM
- Many free tools
- Easier to access remotely
- No need to reboot Continue reading Why Linux is Better as a Server Compared to Windows