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PuTTY Overview

PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ For information on how to use PuTTY to connect via SSH, please see our articles on the subject below. PuTTY: How to download and install Putty PuTTY: How to […]

SSH: How To Install Unrar Locally To Your Account

There may be times where you find that you have a .rar file that you need to extract on your account. Since our servers do not have unrar installed by default, this is something you would need to install locally following these few simple steps. Log into your account via […]

PHP: Setup your Own PHP PEAR Environment

In this article, we will show you how to setup your own PEAR Environment for PHP. This article assumes that you have basic knowledge of SSH and how to login to SSH. 1) Login to your account via SSH 2) Let us first ensure that we are not already running a custom […]

Xshell Overview

Xshell is a SSH client that allows you to connect to SSH enabled servers. They offer both a free and paid licence. For more information about where to get Xshell, please see the following link… http://www.netsarang.com/products/xsh_overview.html For information on how to use Xshell to connect to our server via SSH, please see […]

SSH: Setup and configure the s3cmd tool for Amazon S3

In this article, we will show you how to setup and configure the s3cmd tool for Amazon S3. For this article, you will need SSH access to your account. 1) Login to your account using your preferred SSH client. 2) Lets make a folder so we can download all the files we […]

Magento: How to install Magento via SSH

Using a SSH client, you can install Magento manually. Below we have outlined the basic steps needed to complete this process. cd ~/public_html/ wget http://www.magentocommerce.com/downloads/assets/1.7.0.2/magento-1.7.0.2.tar.gz tar -zxvf magento-1.7.0.2.tar.gz mv magento/* magento/.htaccess . chmod -R o+w media var chmod o+w app/etc Optionally you can delete the download file and empty directory from the extracted files: […]

SSH: How to generate keys and login to your account with SSH (Mac/Linux)

If you are on a Windows-based computer, please check out this tutorial instead: 1. On your workstation (not your web hosting account), open a new terminal window. Mac: Go to Applications > Utilities > Terminal Linux: Depends heavily on which window manager you are using, but you should be able […]

SSH Overview

Shell access, or SSH as its commonly referred to as, is remote command line access to a server. This allows you to run commands on our server without being physically present near the machine. Being able to run commands against your account can make moving and deleting large files/folders a breeze! There are thousands of help guides […]

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