Command Line Basics: Create And Extract Tarballs

November 14, 2011 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: command line, HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

In the Linux world, tarball refers to a compressed tar archive file. The most common type uses gzip compression and the file typically ends in tar.gz or .tgz. The tar command itself has its origin in Unix systems where is was used to save files to magnetic tape. The name tar stands for Tape ARchive. Read more

Server Move Complete

November 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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OK, the move to a new server is now complete. Hopefully, having the site on a more powerful server will prevent my account from being suspended due to high server loads. I'm not sure if the site performance will improve at all.

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