Posts tagged „Linux“

Investigate Disk Usage With 'ncdu'

  • Sep 08, 2016
  • Update: Sep 09, 2016
  • tagged: Linux

Today I was to install something for a customer in his shared hosting account. What was eating up most of the available disk space? ncdu is a phantastic tool on the commandline to answer that. Only: It wasn’t available. So I tried to install it as a regular user - and succeeded! Thank you jweiland for fullfilling the requirements for that. And this is what I did.

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Looking for Wisdom about Bash

  • Jan 15, 2015
  • Update: Sep 20, 2018
  • tagged: Bash Linux

Ongoing attempt to collect knowledge and “good” links about the Linux Bash. Will be updated as needed.

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About Oh-My-Zsh

  • Jan 15, 2015
  • Update: Jun 22, 2018
  • tagged: Linux

The homepage claims: “Oh-My-Zsh is an open source, community-driven framework for managing your ZSH configuration. It comes bundled with a ton of helpful functions, helpers, plugins, themes, and a few things that make you shout... ‘Oh My ZSH!’”

I’ve decided to use it more intensely. So I’ll have to take some notes And I will be doing that here!

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Using Linux

  • Jan 14, 2015
  • Update: Nov 12, 2018
  • tagged: Linux

Ongoing attempt to to collect tips and tricks about how to get things done on Linux. Will be updated as needed.

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Troublesome Switching between Tabs and Spaces in PhpStorm

  • Dec 03, 2014
  • Update: Mar 28, 2015
  • tagged: Linux QandA

Added a “see also”.

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Linux Scripts for Easy YouTrack Installation

  • Dec 02, 2014
  • Update: Feb 12, 2015
  • tagged: Linux


Much of this post is a reproduction from JetBrains article “Linux Scripts for Easy YouTrack Installation”. The intention is to keep that recipe at a “warm and safe place” here and to leave amendments and extras I found necessary when installing YouTrack on Ubuntu Trusty Tahr 14.04 LTS.

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Howto SSH

  • Nov 24, 2014
  • Update: Sep 26, 2018
  • tagged: Howto Linux

Snippets, howtos, tips and tricks around SSH. This post will be updated as needed.

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Using Rsync

  • Nov 17, 2014
  • Update: May 08, 2017
  • tagged: Linux Howto

This Howto explains how you can use SSH and Rsync to copy files from a remote server to your local machine fast and comfortably.

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Server to Server Copy using WGET with FTP

Use wget to copy an installation if one machine offers FTP only.

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