Month: July 2020

What user is apache running as?

You often need to know the username of Apache to assign proper permissions to certain files it will be accessing. To find out: You will probably see multiple users. Ignore…

Installing Perl/CGI on Microsoft Windows

My Configurations My system is configured as follows: Download ActivePerl Download windows MSI version from http://www.activestate.com/store/activeperl/download Install ActivePerl Double click on the downloaded file to install it. By default it…

Introduction to Linux

Linux is the most widely used variant of Unix. Linux is a very powerful operating system which has been around for more than 30 years. Initially, it was primarily been…

Linux: Compressing and Archiving

tar command The tar command is used to collate collections of files into one larger file. Creating archives Suppose we have directory xdir containing many files, we use the following…