Category: Terminal

How to Setup HTTPS for Free With Terminal

In this article, I’ll show you how to setup HTTPS for your website as long as you have shell/terminal access. We host slothparadise on Amazon Web Services EC2, so we do have shell access to the website. You should visit https://certbot.eff.org to get customized instructions for your operating system and web server. Let’s Encrypt has more information.   1.  Find out what type of web server and operating system you are using. Open a terminal and ssh into your website. ssh...

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How to Setup Bash on Windows 10 for Developers – Ultimate Setup

Bash for Windows 10 has been out for almost a year now. It has been incredible for a developer like myself to be able to use Bash natively on a Windows machine! In this article, I’ll show you how I install my main Bash setup for Windows 10.   Requirements Your Windows 10 PC must be running a 64-bit version of Windows 10 Anniversary Update build 14393 or later. To find your PC’s CPU architecture and Windows version/build number, open...

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How to Create Bootable USB Flash Drive of CentOS 7 Minimal ISO

This article will provide the step to step instructions to create a bootable USB flash drive of CentOS 7 Minimal ISO on Windows, Mac, or Linux. The CentOS instance that we will install onto the bootable USB flash drive is CentOS-7-x86_64-Minimal-1503-01.iso.   Requirements Windows: You will need to use a program like Cygwin. I have another blog post, teaching how to install Cygwin on Windows machines. Macs and Linux: Your terminal will have the command already as a part of the...

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How to Check Memory on Linux machines

This article will outline how to check memory on linux and unix based machines. I’ll demonstrate a couple of useful commands that check memory on the hard drive on your machine. df -h df -h, which stands for disk free, checks for the space left on the drive in a human friendly format. It’s very useful to see the overall disk space left on the device. df -h   du -hs The opposite of disk free is disk usage. du...

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How to Use Sublime Text 2 From Terminal on Mac OS

Sublime Text 2? The editor that developers, developers, developers like to use. At the very least, Sublime is a common text editor for the everyday programmer. How can you use Sublime on your terminal? If you’re any programmer, you’re maneuvering through the terminal left and right, all day everyday, so you need to have an easy way to use sublime from the terminal! By default, for Mac OS X, you don’t have Sublime binded to a command on the terminal!...

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8 Steps to Install Cygwin on Windows

Cygwin provides the Linux feeling on Windows. With Cygwin, you can get a sizable Linux collection of GNU and Open Source tools including a terminal that supports POSIX interface on Windows. Step 1) Check whether your System type is 32 bit or 64 bit. If you have Windows 8 or 8.1, right click on This PC on your Desktop, then click on Properties. If you don’t have This PC on your Desktop, you can also use Windows’ search to look...

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