Category Archives: Linux/Unix

Creating new virtual host while using Xampp in Ubuntu (Linux)

I need this stuff quite often. Every time i need to create a new virtual host in Ubuntu i have to google/search to find this solution as i cannot remember these paths properly. I am posting it here for quick reference for myself. Bookmark it for yourself (which i am going to do after i have finished posting it ;)) Continue reading

Broken jEdit FTP plugin fix after upgrading Ubuntu release

Just a note:

After upgrading my Ubuntu machine to latest Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version my preferred code editor started to have issues. I opened it as normal and it showed me 3 FTP connection windows at once and after closing these windows when i tried to launch a FTP profile from bookmarks it didn’t work and kept saying the “Already running command error”. I thought i needed to re-install the jEdit (the upgrade actually re-stalled the latest release of jEdit while upgrading) and tried a re-install but it did not fix anything. Then i removed the FTP plugin of jEdit and re-installed it and hurray, it works!

A tip on saving doc or docx files in LibreOffice

What i did i created a new .doc file through “Create New Document” that generally appears listed on pop up menu when one right clicks inside a folder area in Ubuntu. The file was created ok. Then i opened it in LibreOffice Writter, created a few lines and “bulletted” paragraphs with formattings, saved and closed the file. Continue reading

How to edit or download .htaccess from cpanel file manager where it is hidden

In my cpanel (dont know the version number) it didn’t show .htaccess file and hid it by default. If it happens and as a lazy person like me you dont want to do ftp like things to get the htaccess appeared on you,  just click on a visible file and open it in cpanel editor. It will give you the url something like below. Continue reading