Do you run Dropbox? Find your machine slow sometimes or Dropbox seems to sync endlessly? Do you see thousands of these errors appearing every second in your console? These issues might be the result of having dead symlinks in Dropbox.
Use Chrome with Cache fully disabled.
Windows Word hijacks all hyper links by default when you are using a browser other than the default Microsoft browser. There is no way to change this default behaviour in settings. Microsoft was nice enough through to offer a little application, which changes some registry settings and reverts the handling of all links in Word to your default browser (Chrome or Firefox etc).
This tutorial will walk you through the steps to installing Subversion 1.8.14 on cPanel. You will end up with a command line version and the ability to access your SVN repositories via the browser securely.
I've just started using Oh My ZSH and found it to be really slow... but only when in a git repository directory using a theme that display git information (robbyrussell for example). The fix is to…
I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to install Duply and Duplicity to enable S3 backups on my CentOS cPanel box. This is a bit rushed, so instructions are brief. If you notice anything wrong, please let me know in the comments and I fix it up.
Updated for 2018 to use nvm. I've been using Node, npm, bower and gulp in my local Vagrant VM under Ubuntu. However, as one of my current projects will be shuffled off to a cPanel CentOS server soon, I thought I would check how easy it is to install all this on the cPanel side. This mini-how-to assumes you are running the latest cPanel (WHM 11.42.0 (build 23) as of this writing) running on CentOS 6. Assuming you have this configuration, then you will already have git installed and running as required by npm in some instances.
Last night cPanel upgraded the version of MySQL on one of our servers to the latest MySQL 5.5. Unfortunately this results in over 4000 emails from that server, crying that various websites couldn't connect to the MySQL database. The error found in /var/log/mysqld.log was
InnoDB: Error: log file ./ib_logfile0 is of different size 0 5242880 bytes InnoDB: than specified in the .cnf file 0 26214400 bytes! 131218 23:06:21 [ERROR] Plugin 'InnoDB' init function returned error. 131218 23:06:21 [ERROR] Plugin 'InnoDB' registration as a STORAGE ENGINE failed. 131218 23:06:21 [ERROR] /usr/sbin/mysqld: unknown variable 'default-character-set=utf8' 131218 23:06:21 [ERROR] Aborting
If you're running a new CentOS 6 server, depending on how it was setup, you might be missing whois: yum install bind-utils jwhois
Solution to a discrepancy between free space as shown by `du` and `df`.