Tag Archives: shell

Recursively Delete all files with names matching a Regular Expression

Logical Progression of building a command line trick So lets take this step by step… First list all the files Lets get a recursive list of all files in the current directory… 12$ find . …LOTS of files… Find filenames … Continue reading

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How to install telnet client in Windows 7

The Traditional Windows Install By default Windows 7 does not have the telnet client available, but you can fix that by the normal “add and remove windows components route”… Start > Control Panel > Programs > Turn Windows features on … Continue reading

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Subversion security issues – .svn directory has your source code in it

Stop Publishing Your Source! Well, unless you’re working on an Open Source project that is. Many of the developers I have worked with on web based apps use a working copy for development purposes or even for staging servers (as … Continue reading

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Subversion Update: Can’t move .svn/tmp/entries to .svn/entries: Operation not permitted

Just one little change to check in before the day is over, but my working copy needs to be updated first. Then I get this little gem of an error “Can’t move .svn/tmp/entries to .svn/entries: Operation not permitted”. It is … Continue reading

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Find all .htaccess files with a particular php configuration setting

After some testing on a server with a strange setup I needed to find all of the .htaccess files that might contain a particular php configuration directive. The pattern was unique enough that I would have probably just done a … Continue reading

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OSX Terminal Lock Up or Session Freeze

I usually have at least one terminal window open with a secure shell connection to my server while I’m working. I’m just that kind of crazy person who likes to do some things on the command line. (Ok, most things, … Continue reading

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