Category Archives: Linux (Ubuntu)

Useful Vim editor plugins for software developers – part 3: a.vim

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Useful Vim editor plugins for software developers – part 3: a.vim
Now, in this third and the final part, we will discuss another very useful plugin dubbed a.vim. Up until now, in this series of articles covering programming-related plugins for Vim, we discussed basics of Vim plugin installation using Pathogen plugin manager, and covered a total of three plugins – namely Tagbar, delimitMate, and Syntastic. Now, in this third and the final part, we will discuss another very useful plugin dubbed a.vim.

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How to Install Ruby on Rails (RoR) with PostgreSQL on Ubuntu 16.04

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How to Install Ruby on Rails (RoR) with PostgreSQL on Ubuntu 16.04
In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Ruby on Rails on ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I will show you how to install and configure Rails with a PostgreSQL database, and how to create a new first project with Rails. Ruby on Rails (RoR) is an open source web application framework, published under MIT License. Ruby on Rails, or rails is written in Ruby, it is a server-side web application framework that follows the MVC (Model-View-Controller) concept.

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How to install a Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) Minimal Server

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How to install a Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) Minimal Server
This tutorial shows the installation of a Ubuntu 16.10 minimal server in detail with many screenshots. The purpose of the guide is to show the basic installation of Ubuntu 16.10 that can be used as basis for our other Ubuntu tutorials here at howtoforge like our perfect server guides.

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Useful Vim editor plugins for software developers – part 2: Syntastic

Zabihah Halal Vitamins
Useful Vim editor plugins for software developers – part 2: Syntastic
There’s no doubt that Vim is a capable programming editor out-of-the-box, but it’s the editor’s plugins that help you make the most out of it. In the first part of this article series, we discussed a couple of programing-related Vim plugins (Tagbar and delimitMate). Continuing on the same path, in this article, we will discuss another useful Vim plugin aimed at software developers – Syntastic.

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Useful Vim editor plugins for software developers – part 1

Zabihah Halal Vitamins
Useful Vim editor plugins for software developers – part 1
An improved version of Vi, Vim is unarguably one of the most popular command line-based text editors in Linux. Besides being a feature-rich text editor, Vim is also used as an IDE (Integrated Development Environment) by software developers around the world. What makes Vim really powerful is the fact that it’s functionality can be extended through plugins. And needless to say, there exist several Vim plugins that are aimed at enhancing users’ programming experience.

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How to Install a MySQL Cluster on Ubuntu 16.04

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How to Install a MySQL Cluster on Ubuntu 16.04
In this tutorial, I will show you how to install a ‘MySQL Cluster’ on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus). MySQL Cluster is a technology to provide high availability for MySQL Databases. It uses NDB (Network DataBase) or NDBCLUSTER as the database storage engine. MySQL Cluster is designed as multi-master ACID architecture with no single point of failure, it uses automatic sharding (partitioning) to scale out read and write processes.

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How to install and use note taking/to-do app FromScratch and news reader app NEWSup on Ubuntu 16.04

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How to install and use note taking/to-do app FromScratch and news reader app NEWSup on Ubuntu 16.04
If you are on Linux, and are searching for applications that let you create a to-do list and keep you updated with latest news, you don’t have to look any further as in this tutorial we will discuss the installation and usage of applications – FromScratch and Newsup – that are meant for exactly these purposes, respectively.

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Install and configure DRDB for network filesystem replication on Debian 8

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Install and configure DRDB for network filesystem replication on Debian 8
This tutorial explains the configuration of a DRBD network filesystem replication as hot standby (Primary/Secondary) with EXT4 filesystem and as Primary/Primary cluster for High Availability with OCFS2 filesystem.

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How to take screenshots on Ubuntu 16.04 with ScreenCloud

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How to take screenshots on Ubuntu 16.04 with ScreenCloud
Screenshots come in handy in many situations. For example, while making tutorials, discussing problems, or sharing information. What I mean to say is that it’s a very common activity, so much so that there’s a dedicated keyboard button to take screenshots.

However still, there are many screenshot taking applications available in the market, and their selling point is the list of useful features they offer, including the ability to store captured images on cloud in some cases. If you are looking for such an application, look no further, as in this tutorial we’ll be discussing a useful screenshot taking app dubbed ScreenCloud.

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