Category: Linux Tutorials

Linux Server Managment

Upgrade Fedora 19 to Fedora 20 using FedUp

This is guide, howto upgrade Fedora 19 to Fedora 20 (Heisenbug) using YUM. I have tested this method on several machines, but if you have problems, please let me know. Always remember backup, before upgrade!

Fedora 20 nVidia Drivers Install / Uninstall / Restore Plymouth

Looking Fedora 23/22/21 nVidia Drivers Install Guide? This is guide, howto install nVidia proprietary drivers on Fedora 20 “Heisenbug” and disable Nouveau driver. This guide works with GeForce 6/7/8/9/200/300/400/500/600/700 series cards. Older GeForce series cards

All About SMTP in WordPress

No matter what I’m doing, whatever site I’m building or managing, on whatever server, it’s always automated emailing that has given me the most hassle over the years. Here’s a cautionary tale about using PHP

Beware of WordPress Community links

If you’re a blogger, particularly one who uses WordPress, you may well have received an email, or a contact form submission, with content very much like this: You have been chosen by WordPress community to

Be careful what you comment on

Over the last few months I have been receiving increasing numbers of emails which go along the lines of: Two years ago I made a comment on your article (TITLE HERE), which linked to my

Change in management of websites

I’d like to inform the ZigPress readership that three particular client sites will no longer be managed by ZigPress, with immediate effect. They are: From now onwards, ZigPress is not responsible for any changes in

Thinning out your online presence

This article is not WordPress or Mac related, but I think many readers will find it useful. Over the months and years you’ve probably signed up for a variety of online and social media accounts,

Want to be a web designer?

Every so often I get an email from someone asking about how to get started as a web desiger or web developer. I don’t always have time to reply, and to be honest I’m not

Install MariaDB 10.2 on Fedora 28/27, CentOS/RHEL 7.5/6.9

MariaDB is a binary drop in replacement for MySQL database server. This means that for most cases, you can just uninstall MySQL and install MariaDB and you are good to go. Why MariaDB? MariaDB is

Fedora 19 nVidia Drivers Install / Uninstall Guide

Looking Fedora 22/21 nVidia Drivers Install Guide? This is guide, howto install nVidia proprietary drivers on Fedora 19 “Schrödinger’s Cat” and disable Nouveau driver. This guide works with GeForce 6/7/8/9/200/300/400/500/600/700 series cards. Older GeForce series

Upgrade Fedora 18 to Fedora 19 using FedUp

This is guide, howto upgrade Fedora 18 to Fedora 19 (Schrödinger’s Cat) using YUM. I have tested this method on few machines, but if you have problems, please let me know. Always remember backup, before

Fedora 19 “Schrödinger’s Cat” Install Guide

This is guide with screenshots, howto install Fedora 19 “Schrödinger’s Cat” (F19) using Live CD or Live USB. Fedora 19 “Schrödinger’s Cat” Installation can be done also with using Fedora NetInstall (Net Install) with gPXE

Run shell scripts from the OSX desktop

A quick Mac-related post to share some software I recently discovered and will be using a lot. Recently I’ve been writing some shell scripts to backup a group of MySQL databases on my development machine

Are you going to WordCamp Europe?

WordCamps are a brilliant idea. Every year, in various locations around the world, WordPress developers, designers and users get together for 2 to 3 days to share knowledge, learn new skills and generally hang out

Install Chromium on CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 6.7

This is huide howto install Chromium Browser on CentOS 6 / Red Hat (RHEL) 6. Move directly to Chromium install guide. It’s true Google Says Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Is Obsolete and after latest

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Plugin Review – Dynamic WordPress Form Builder

Let’s face it, forms are one of the most important parts of a website, and yet they’re also one of the things that WordPress really doesn’t do well. Out of the box, the only available

Bug in WordPress custom role creation

After some slightly off-topic posts, we’re back to the ins and outs of developing with WordPress. I needed some custom roles, each with a number of custom capabilities, for a plugin I’m creating for a

Don’t be fooled by Pass4Sure

Today I received an enquiry sent via my contact page, offering me US$175 if I place some advertising on my site in a certain way. Here’s the full text of the enquiry: Name: Fred Jackson

Fedora 18 nVidia Drivers Install / Uninstall Guide

Looking Fedora 22/21 nVidia Drivers Install Guide? This is guide, howto install nVidia proprietary drivers on Fedora 18 “Spherical Cow” and disable Nouveau driver. This guide works with GeForce 8/9/200/300/400/500 series cards (and currently also