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Dropbox sync folder outside dropbox folder on linux debian

If you have a folder/directory that resides outside of the Dropbox folder you can still sync it to Dropbox. You need to create a symlink between the folders. To do this: 1 – Go to the dropbox directory you want to have the external directory linked to cd /path/to/dropbox/directory 2 – Create the symlink to […]


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Linux rm command for removing files in directories

Delete files from a directory: rm [options..] [file|directory] -f Remove all files in a directory without prompting the user. -i Interactive. With this option, rm prompts for confirmation before removing any files. -r (or) -R Recursively remove directories and subdirectories in the argument list. The directory will be emptied of files and removed. The user […]


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Upgrade Google Chrome in Linux Debian

How to upgrade just Google Chrome in Linux (Debian) To upgrade Google Chrome to the latest stable version: sudo apt-get –only-upgrade install google-chrome-stable Might need to kill all instances of Chrome, to kill all instances of Chrome: sudo pkill -15 google-chrome


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Setting WordPress File/Folder Permissions in Linux Terminal

To set the WordPress file and folder permissions in Linux terminal: Go to the WordPress directory: cd /path/to/wordpress/ Change all directories to 755: sudo find . -type d -exec chmod 0755 {} \; Change all files to 644: sudo find . -type f -exec chmod 0644 {} \;


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Apache 2 Basic Terminal Commands

Debian & Apache 2 Start/Stop/Status sudo service apache2 start sudo service apache2 stop sudo service apache2 status New vhost sites sudo a2ensite local.newsite.com or sudo a2ensite local.newsite.com.conf add a new local site – afterwards run sudo service apache2 reload sudo service apache2 reload reload apache CentOS Start/Stop/Status sudo /etc/init.d/httpd start sudo /etc/init.d/httpd stop sudo /etc/init.d/httpd restart sudo /etc/init.d/httpd status