Adding mssql support in php5 on Debian or Ubuntu

To add/install MSSQL support in PHP5 on Debian linux server, follow the below steps: Install FreeTDS and the PHP MS SQL extension sudo apt-get install freetds-common freetds-bin unixodbc php5-sybase Note: That is correct, the MS SQL extension is in the “php5-sybase” package. Restart Apache sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart If everything went fine then you will be Read more about Adding mssql support in php5 on Debian or Ubuntu[…]

Configuring Horde Vacation Responder in Plesk 9

Today I had to work on the Plesk server webmail vacation responder settings, and looking at the Horde webmail option I found that this is not available in the default Horde Install in Plesk 9. Digging through many google search pages and search phrases I found a very useful and working link given below. Configuring Read more about Configuring Horde Vacation Responder in Plesk 9[…]

WordPress update issue on Plesk Control Panel hosting

Most of us work with WordPress and while working we use the handy auto update feature in the admin panel to update the WordPress plug-ins and core. On Plesk control panel, sometimes it asks for FTP access details to write the files on the server. This could be quite irritating to input the same FTP Read more about WordPress update issue on Plesk Control Panel hosting[…]

Additional FTP user for a sub folder in Plesk controlled domain

Assuming you already have an existing domain (example.com) with the primary FTP user (foo) with home directory (/var/www/vhosts/example.com), and you wish to create additional ftp users (bar) with the same access privileges as foo to subfolder like this /var/www/vhosts/example.com/sub_folder (make sure the folder already exists) or to main folder (/var/www/vhosts/example.com). To do this follow the Read more about Additional FTP user for a sub folder in Plesk controlled domain[…]

Setting include path for a domain in Plesk

If you need to use PEAR library functions in your web applications. Sometimes you may need to set the path to pear files for your domain so that the PEAR library files/classes are accessible to your PHP scripts. While using Plesk Parallels control panel you can do this as given below: Login to SSH as Read more about Setting include path for a domain in Plesk[…]

Installing Skype on Fedora 14

Download the latest Skype rpm from the Skype website, current version is skype beta 2.1.x. There are some prerequisites which need to be installed for Skype to work on Fedora 14. They are as below : yum install libXv.i686* yum install libXScrnSaver.i686* yum install qt.i686 yum install qt-x11*.i686 Now install the Skype using the package Read more about Installing Skype on Fedora 14[…]

Migration to Debian linux from Windows Vista – Day 1

Since I have started developing web applications, it was my dream to migrate to Linux OS some day. But due to the lack of knowledge and to avoid the pain of configuring and installing everything, I avoided this shift, or you can say that I am afraid of moving to Linux. But now after working Read more about Migration to Debian linux from Windows Vista – Day 1[…]