Posts in Category: snippets

How To Troubleshoot Socket Errors in MySQL – Ubuntu

MySQL manages connections to the database server through the use of a socket file, a special kind of file that facilitates communications between different processes. The MySQL server’s socket file is named mysqld.sock and on Ubuntu systems it’s usually stored in the /var/run/mysqld/ directory. This file is created by the MySQL service automatically.

Sometimes, changes to

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Ubuntu with Apache2: Installing and Configuring Your SSL Certificate

Use free/paid SSL certificates

https://www.sslforfree.com

Enable SSL Module

  1. Replace ‘default-ssl’ with the real site name you set up in /etc/apache2/sites-available/.
    sudo a2enmod ssl
  2. Once the site listed in the command above is enabled, the site appears in /etc/apache2/sites-enabled.

Apply SSL Module to Site

sudo a2ensite default-ssl
sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Cipher Suite

  • Once you run the sudo a2enmod ssl command, edit the ssl.conf file

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how to use sudo command to install .tar.gz?

To install some file *.tar.gz, you basically would do:

  1. Open a console, and go to the directory where the file is
  2. Type: tar -zxvf file.tar.gz
  3. Read the file INSTALL and/or README to know if you need some dependencies.

Most of the times you only need to:

  1. type ./configure
  2. make
  3. sudo make install

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failed to retrieve share list from server connection refused ubuntu 18.04

How to Save: To save in nano use “CTRL-O”, then “CTRL-X”.

Tip: Replacing sudo nano with gksudo gedit gives you a nice graphical editor.


And check the following lines. Change workgroup name as same in the network


if still problem exist try restart the computer and try. Still not

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How to remove .html, .php, etc (extension) from URL?

To remove the .html extension from your urls, you can use the following code in root/htaccess :

NOTE: If you want to remove any other extension, for example to remove the .php extension, just replace the html everywhere with php in the code above.

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Create zip archive excluding specific Files & Directories

  • Create archive of all files under public_html directory ignoring all files and folders including text backup in there named
  • Create archive of all files under httpdocs directory ignoring .svn or .git files and directories.
  • Create archive of all files under httpdocs directory ignoring all files and directories ending with with

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Change ownership of the directory in ubuntu

The chown command has the following syntax:


So in your example command it is your primary group name you need to put To determine your current user name issue the command as below on a terminal

This will return your current user name. Then issue this command to determine your

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