I recently switched my primary machine from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. I'd always used an Ubuntu VM for development. Now I just have a Windows 7 VM for Windows-only applications, and do the majority of my work in Ubuntu. I'm fairly comfortable on the command line, but extremely ...read more
This is running on Ubuntu 12.04, using the most recent versions as of 2013-02-02.
Install git:read more
$ wget http://git-core.googlecode.com/files/git-18.104.22.168.tar.gz $ tar xf git-22.214.171.124.tar.gz $ cd git-126.96.36.199/ $ sudo apt-get install libcurl4-gnutls-dev libexpat1-dev gettext libz-dev $ make ...
The following shows how to add a user to the "sudoers" file in Fedora 11 (and likely other versions of Fedora), allowing normal users to execute elevated commands with
sudo ...instead of needing to switch to root (
su -).read more
[greg@fedora ~]$ su - [root@fedora ~]# chmod +w /etc/sudoers [root@fedora ~]# echo ...
To compress a folder of files into a single tar-zip file, use the command:
tar -czvf archive.tgz files/
To extract a tar-zip file into the current directory, use the command:read more
tar -xzvf archive.tgz
The Unix/Linux program "top" is used to determine various information about processes your computer is executing. It is comparable to the "ps" command, but I prefer using top. It a good equivalent of the Task Manager on Windows, but much more powerful and customizable, if you're comfortable with ...read more
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