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Posts Tagged “Ubuntu”

Georgia Aternative Fonts For UbuntuGeorgia Alternative Font Family For Ubuntu

If you use the Georgia font on your web pages, you probably set a CSS font family similar to this: The Georgia font is not included in Ubuntu or other Linux systems. So, visitors to your website that are on Ubuntu or Linux, instead of seeing your attractive Georgia font, will see a boring serif … Read more →

Reset MySQL root password in Ubuntu/Linux Command Line

These are the terminal commands to reset your MySQL password for your “root” user. This is useful if you forgot your MySQL password on your local LAMP server. This is a fix for errors like these: ERROR 1045: Access denied for user: ‘root@localhost’ (Using password: NO) ERROR 1045: Access denied for user: ‘root@localhost’ (Using password: … Read more →

File Permissions for Local WordPress Development on LAMP

This permission scheme will avoid the “Unable to save – Permission denied – File is Read only” error when you try to save a file in your local /var/www/html/ directory. This will let you edit “Read only” files by adding you to the www-data group and granting the group permission to write to the files. … Read more →

Linux Chmod Permissions Cheat Sheet

Set the permissions for a file or directory by using the chmod command. Each row has 2 examples, one for setting that permission for a file, and one for a directory named ‘dir’. This works in any linux distro, such as Ubuntu, etc. Permission Command Examples Description rwx rwx rwx chmod 777 filenamechmod -R 777 … Read more →