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Uncommon but useful GCC command line options – part 2

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Uncommon but useful GCC command line options – part 2
The gcc compiler offers a seemingly never-ending list of command line options. Of course, no body uses or has expertise on all of them, but there are a select bunch that every gcc user should – if not must – know. While some of them are commonly used, others are a bit uncommon but no less useful.

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Adding a Simple GUI to Linux shell scripts with kdialog

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Adding a Simple GUI to Linux shell scripts with kdialog
Shell scripts are incredibly useful things. They allow you to do something as basic as creating an easy command to replace a more difficult one with lots of flags, to batching up many complex commands to run from a cron job. They’re great because you can quickly fire them off in your favorite terminal, but in some cases they require you to remember specific combinations of flags or options. If you find yourself in this situation, you can add some simple GUI dialogs to help you speed your way through the task at hand.

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How to Install Gitlab on Debian 8 (Jessie)

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How to Install Gitlab on Debian 8 (Jessie)
Gitlab is a web-based management and collaboration software for GIT servers similar to GitHub. It contains features like issue tracking, file browser, change tracking and a project wiki. In this tutorial, I will install Gitlab CE on a Debian 8 server behind a Nginx proxy. The Nginx proxy improves scalability and security of the system.

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Uncommon but useful GCC command line options

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Uncommon but useful GCC command line options
Software tools usually offer multiple features, but – as most of you will agree – not all their features are used by everyone. Generally speaking, there’s nothing wrong in that, as each user has their own requirement and they use the tools within that sphere only. However, it’s always good to keep exploring the tools you use as you never know when one of their features might come in handy, saving you some of your precious time in the process. So, in this article, we will cover a couple of such options, offering all the required details, and explaining them through easy to understand examples wherever necessary.

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Moving with SQL Server to Linux? Move from SQL Server to MySQL as well!

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Moving with SQL Server to Linux? Move from SQL Server to MySQL as well!
Over the recent years, there has been a large number of individuals as well as organizations who are ditching the Windows platform for Linux platform, and this number will continue to grow as more developments in Linux are experienced. Linux has for long been the leader in Web servers as most of the web servers run on Linux, and this could be one of the reasons why the high migration is being experienced.

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How to Install Jenkins Automation Server with Apache on Ubuntu 16.04

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How to Install Jenkins Automation Server with Apache on Ubuntu 16.04
Jenkins is an automation server forked from the Hudson project. Jenkins is a server based application running in a Java servlet container, it has support for many SCM (Source Control Management) software systems including Git, SVN, and Mercurial. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install the latest Jenkins version on Ubuntu Server 16.04. We will run Jenkins on our own domain name, and we will to install and configure Jenkins to run under the apache web server with the reverse proxy for Jenkins.

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How to install and use 7zip file archiver on Ubuntu Linux

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How to install and use 7zip file archiver on Ubuntu Linux
If you are a Microsoft Windows user, and your work involves sending/receiving large files over network, there’s quite a possibility that you’d have at-least heard of (if not used) the 7zip tool. For those who aren’t aware, 7zip is an award-winning, open-source file archiver that is claimed to have “a high compression ratio.”. In this article, we’ll discuss how to install and use p7zip in Linux.

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How to Install and Configure MongoDB on CentOS 7

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How to Install and Configure MongoDB on CentOS 7
MongoDB is a NoSQL database that provides high performance, high availability, and automatic scaling. In this tutorial, I will guide you to install and configure MongoDB 3.2 (stable) on a CentOS 7 server. We will add and configure the administrator user for MongoDB and configure the authentication for MongoDB services.

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What's new in Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) – an overview

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What's new in Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) – an overview
The Ubuntu 16.10 operating system was released last month. The new version, which is also called Yakkety Yak, came around six months after Canonical – the company behind Ubuntu – released version 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) of the Linux-based operating system. We’ve already discussed the changes that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS brought along, so in this article we’ll be covering a quick overview of Ubuntu 16.10 desktop, essentially focusing on the major new features/changes it brings to the table when compared to version 16.04 LTS.

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How to install and use profiling tool Gprof

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How to install and use profiling tool Gprof
If you are a programmer, who writes code in C, Pascal, or Fortran77 programming language and uses Linux as the development platform, you’ll be glad to know that there exists a powerful tool through which you can check the performance of your code – the tool in question is Gprof. In this tutorial, we’ll be discussing the details of how you can download, install, and use this tool.

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