Copy Your Subversion Repository Using URLs With svnsync

Subversion svnsync copy repositoriesI was recently in a situation when I needed to move my Subversion repository from one server to another. One option was to use “svnadmin dump”, but that requires you to have access to the file system on the server where the repository sits as well as knowing what directory the repository is in. It turns out that a much sleeker way to do this is using the svnsync tool because all you need to know for that solution are the URLs of the source and target repositories. Here’s how:

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Encrypt Your Data Files in Windows

GPG4WinYesterday, I wrote a post on how to encrypt your sensitive data files in Linux. Today, I am putting a similar tutorial for Windows users. The idea is that these days, it’s difficult to keep track of all the usernames and passwords for the various accounts we all have across multiple websites. Using the same password for each of them is dangerous and saving the passwords in an unencrypted file is even worse. So I keep these sensitive pieces of information in an encrypted data file. It’s pretty straightforward. Here is how you do it…

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Encrypt Your Data Files in Linux

Encrypt Data File

Are you one of the people who has countless accounts on various websites requiring you to remember all the user names and passwords? At some point, you either end up reusing the same password, which is quite dangerous to do, or you start writing down the passwords and user names to a file on your computer so that you can find them later on, which can be even more dangerous if not encrypted.

Luckily, there is a simple way to encrypt your text files containing sensitive data such as passwords, account numbers, credit card numbers, and so on. In this tutorial, I will show you how to do that in Linux Ubuntu (should work for any distribution).

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How to Remove The Website URL Field From The WordPress Comments Form

I was trying to google this and I found a few links to blogs that didn’t explain it right or were wrong all together, so I looked into it myself and decided to share the solution with all of you who want to remove the URL field (also called Website field) from your WordPress posts comment sections at the bottom of each post page. This may not be the most elegant solution, but it’s simple and does the job. It’s rather simple – we will do it in 3 steps. Here is how:

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Configure Subversion to Login in Using System Users

Configure Subversion to login in using the system userThere is a plethora of articles about how to install subversion in a Linux system, but absolute majority of them guides one to use the internal Subversion user authentication system. I find it annoying to have to create a system user and a separate Subversion user for each of my system users, so I decided to configure my Subversion such that it authenticates users against the system user database instead of its own user/password database. In this tutorial, I will show you how to do it in a few simple steps.

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Installing CS-CART in Ubuntu

installing cs-cartCS-CART is an excellent shopping cart solution for your website as well as a stand-alone e-commerce solution website by itself. It comes conveniently wrapped in a compressed tarball file. In this tutorial, we will look into how to install CS-CART from scratch on your Ubuntu (or other Debian based distro) server. The installation process should take about 10 – 15 minutes.

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