Last night I was creating some manual backups from a server including an entire web sites data files as well as the databases associated with that same web site. I decided to use the tar archiving utility to pack all of the files from the web site into a single file so it could be downloaded and stored easily. Use the information below to exclude a sub directory when creating a tar archive.
I have used the NextGen Gallery WordPress plugin on a bunch of different projects and have always been satisfied with the functionality. On a recent WordPress project I was working on I installed NextGen Gallery assuming I would use it however after I got a bit further on the project I decided it wasn’t necessary and that it would be easier to simply use the default WordPress media uploading capabilities along with the “Lightbox 2” and the “Flexible Upload D3Z Edition” WordPress plugins instead. While NextGen gallery has tons of functionality and typically is easy to use for this project there would be many authors and I needed the path of least resistance to allow authors to write articles.
It can be beneficial sometimes to search for patterns in files on a Linux server that have been compressed with gzip instead of having to uncompress each file to search through it. A good example of this if typically in log rotation you rotate the logs and compress the older log files so if you are troubleshooting an issue and need to search for an error in older log files you could use the method below to search the compressed log files to match a pattern without having to uncompress each log file.
phpMyAdmin: Script timeout passed, if you want to finish import, please resubmit same file and import will resume.
When attempting to import a gzip sql file into MySQL via phpMyAdmin I continued to get the error below. There are a couple ways to get around this issue which depend on if you have access to the server or not. Below I will describe two ways to resolve the error if you have access to the server and two ways to resolve the issue if you do not have access to the server.
Error: Script timeout passed, if you want to finish import, please resubmit same file and import will resume.
The below describes creating a SVN repository from a CentOS Linux shell followed by importing a SVN repository dump into the newly created repository. This can be useful for many reasons including moving servers or even just moving the location of an SVN repo.
If you don’t have subversion installed go ahead and do so now. The below command can be issued from the shell of a CentOS Linux server using yum to install subversion.