12 Oct 2015

Install and configure GitLab with Plesk 12 on CentOS 6

Let’s start by understanding what we’re talking about: Git is a DVCS – Distributed Version Control System software created in 2005 by Linus Torvalds, a Finnish programmer known as the author of the first version of the Linux kernel. In short, it allows you to keep track of changes made

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09 Oct 2015

Upgrade to Windows 10 without the upgrade icon

Many Windows users experienced problems when updating old Windows 7/8 operating systems to Microsoft Windows 10. Sometimes it happens that the famous icon that should be present in the traybar does not appear. Many suggest elaborate solutions ranging from installing all the updates to disable UAC, etc… A quick solution to this problem

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23 Jul 2015

How to configure PhpStorm for Laravel

If you develop web applications you certainly heard of Laravel, a PHP framework that uses HMVC architectural pattern, currently at version 5.1.4. The best IDE currently available for Laravel is JetBrains PhpStorm, available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. However, once installed, the IDE must be configured to be able to offer

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20 Jul 2015

Linux: how to change default editor

Sometimes Linux default editor (usually “you” or “vim”) is not the most comfortable, especially for users that often use other editors like “nano”. There are several online tutorials on how to change the default editor, but those procedures are often wrong and we realize that when, for example, we try to edit crontab

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12 Jul 2015

Linux scripting: how to fix “bad interpreter” error

During bash script execution on Linux, it might happen to face the following error: This often happens when the executed script (in the above example, the “configure” file) has been edited on a Windows OS with an editor who saved it with DOS (CR + LF) line endings instead of Unix (LF) ones. The quickest way to

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09 Jul 2015

How to type accents, symbols and emoji on Mac

In daily use of a Mac we may need to write sentences like: "José Luís lives en España" or "Spaß für Groß und Klein". Typing some characters may seem complicated, but it's not. Accented characters As for the variants of the vowels and the "c" letter, just hold down the key
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09 Jul 2015

How to upgrade Windows Server 2003 to 2008

Suppose you have a server with an old Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system and you want to upgrade it to a newer Windows Server 2008 or 2012 version. Some of you may have tried and found that the following procedure described by Microsoft can hide a lot of untold

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02 Jul 2015

Website testing on Internet Explorer using a Mac

Website testing After building a website, you need check its visual rendering and functionality on main desktop and mobile browsers. When you are working on Microsoft operating system-based machines it's easy: just install the browser and test your website, but this is not so easy for Mac users who want to test their website
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02 Jul 2015

Microsoft Products – End of support timeline

Below is the timeline of the support lifecycle for the major Microsoft products. There are two types of end of support, mainstream and extended: after the first one, no more operating system Service Packs will be released, while the second one marks the end of the release for the more important security updates, which are

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01 Jul 2015

How to configure an email account on Android

Configuring your e-mail accounts on Android devices can be the simplest task in the world, if your email address is associated with a server supporting auto-configuration. Otherwise, the procedure is a bit more complex and is detailed below. To configure an e-mail account on any device, you need essentially 3 information:

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