Some time when you upgrade mysql you may notice this error “start: Job failed to start”, in my case I have big databases on my vps server and causes this problem most often. The problem is that the files ‘/var/lib/mysql/ib_logfile0’ and ‘/var/lib/mysql/ib_logfile1’ are bigger in size than mysql is expecting. The solution is very simple

In order to add a program (e.g opera) to the search launcher at the top left corner of Ubuntu add a file like opera.desktop to: ~/.local/share/applications/opera.desktop Add the following contents to the above file: [Desktop Entry] Type = Application Name = My Opera Comment = Open opera from opera.desktop Exec = /usr/bin/opera Icon = /usr/share/opera/styles/images/Opera_256x256.png

If a resource has moved to another server, you may wish to have URLs continue to work for a time on the old server while people update their bookmarks. Simply add (similar) to the following to your virtual host: <VirtualHost 199.1.1.1:80> ServerName www.siteaddress.com ServerAlias siteaddress.com DocumentRoot /var/www/site RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^/blog/(.+) http://blog.siteaddress.com/$1 [R,L] </VirtualHost>

On the server The server configuration is the following. 1. Download the portable version of msysgit (from: http://code.google.com/p/msysgit/downloads/list) and extract it to C:\Git. 2. Add C:\Git\bin to the PATH variable. (If you don’t want to use the portable msysgit for whatever reason, you also have to add C:\Git\libexec\git-core to the PATH) 3. Create a new

To make .htaccess files work as expected, you need to edit this file: /etc/apache2/sites-available/default Look for a section that looks like this: Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews AllowOverride None Order allow,deny allow from all # Uncomment this directive is you want to see apache2’s # default start page (in /apache2-default) when you go to / #RedirectMatch