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Thoughts on Monitoring file changes with Linux over the network

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 03:24
Monitoring a directory for changes with Linux is possible through the well-known mechanism inotify. With inotify it's possible to set a watch on a directory, configure it to watch events on the contents, and you'll receive messages on a file descriptor when something happens. This works perfectly when the directory is on local storage, like a hard drive, SSD or a USB drive, But it is not sufficient when the directory is on a network filesystem when the storage is on another computer. Another user working in the same directory, connected via the same or another filesystem, can remove a file and the watch you've set on it will not get notified.
Categories: Linux

How to Install Redmine 3 with Nginx on Ubuntu 15.10

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:19
Redmine is an open source project management and issue tracking tool based on the Ruby on Rails Framework. This tutorial covers the Redmine 3 installation with Nginx as the web server and MySQL as the database on Ubuntu 15.10 (64 Bit) operating system.
Categories: Linux

How to reset the root password on Linux and FreeBSD

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:31
Listed below are the step by step procedures to reset the root password in different versions of CentOS, CoreOS, Debian, Ubuntu and FreeBSD. Begin this procedure by booting your server into single user mode.
Categories: Linux

Installing Laravel PHP Framework on Ubuntu for Apache

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 10:07
Laravel is a very popular open source PHP framework aimed at easy development of applications. If you are looking for a new PHP framework to try, you should give Laravel a try. The following guide will allow you to run Laravel on a Ubuntu 15.10 based Apache server.
Categories: Linux

Getting started with Let's Encrypt SSL Certificates on Ubuntu

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 10:00
This tutorial will guide you through your very first configuration of an SSL website with Lets Encrypt certification. Let's Encrypt is a new SSL authority that provides free SSL certificates.
Categories: Linux

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