If you have done any web development or website maintenance work, then you must have come across the .htaccess file at some point. This is an important file for many reasons and this guide will provide an overview of what the .htaccess file is, what you can do with it, how to create it, and options available to you for editing it on your WordPress website.
Since PowerShell is now open source and cross-platform, we can now perform PowerShell magic right inside Linux boxes. If this isn’t exciting, what is?! Here’s an example of how to execute PowerShell scripts (or commands) from PHP code on a Linux VM.
My previous article on the subject of adding a swap file to an Amazon EC2 instance focused on adding the swap file to the instance storage (also known as ephemeral storage) that comes with certain Amazon EC2 instances. This article discusses how you can still leverage the concept of swap files even on “EBS only” Amazon EC2 instances.
This is a follow-up to my in-depth article on Port Forwarding (which is often needed for RDP). In addition to discussing Windows Remote Desktop setup, TeamViewer is explained as a versatile, cross-platform option for remote controlling your computer.
Most Linux systems have a default bash prompt in one color that tells you your user name, the name of the machine you’re working on, and some indication of your current working directory. This is all useful information, but you can do much more with the prompt. All sorts of information can be displayed. You can even change the colors either to make it look interesting, or to make certain information stand out. You might also want to customize your bash prompt if you have difficulties using the terminal because the prompt isn’t visible enough.
If you have ever tried to figure out why Linux is running low on memory, you will agree that the memory usage information provided by the kernel is not easy to understand. This post explains what Pss means in the /proc/PID/smaps file.