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June Development Update

Crankset Icon by Hrvoje Bielen
Crankset Icon by Hrvoje Bielen

It’s been a while since the last update. I fell into one of those cycles where I was always convincing myself I’d post an update just as soon as I made some more progress on the next feature.

Progress Recap
- got a repeatable debian packaging process setup for the server side agent
- setup a apt repo on S3 to make the packages available “apt-get”
- created a shell script to automate all the steps in the server side install process
- working cross platform desktop client using the Chromium Embedded Framework
- new security and authentication strategy for the client and server components
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Searching For Files with Find

I’ll start with some quick examples for the “copy and paste” crowd, which I’m usually a part of. 

Search the entire file system for files named php.ini. More…

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Ubuntu Server Memory Usage & Swap Space

You can quickly check how much memory is being used on your server and how much is available using the free command. Adding the m flag displays values in megabytes so they’re easier to read. More…

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Determine the Version of Ubuntu You’re Running

When all the Ubuntu code names like feisty, juanty and lucid start blending together with all the different release numbers it can be easy to forget exactly which version of Ubuntu server you have on your system.

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Checking Disk Space Usage

Quickly check available disk space on your server using the df command. By default values are displayed in 1K blocks which is why we added the h flag to display values in a more “human readable” format i.e. Megs and Gigs. More…