- Browse to your user directory with the following command:
- Create a .vimrc file with the following command:
- Click i for insert mode.
- Type the following command below to disable syntax:
- Hold Shift and hit : then type wq to save and quit the file.
If you have setup an Linux instance in AWS with WordPress and are having trouble installing plugins because it is asking for an FTP username and password.
All you have to do is run this command and then it won’t ask you anymore, it will just install them.
sudo chown -R apache:apache /var/www/html
How to Change Your Computer Name on Mac OS X
- Open System Preferences
- Click Sharing
- Change the name in the Computer Name field.
If you’re a fan of the command prompt you can also do it there like this,
sudo scutil --set HostName NewHostNameHere
How to Change Your Default Terminal Prompt in Mac OS X Lion
Posted on January 27, 2012 by Mazur. This entry was posted in Tutorial. Bookmark the permalink.
By default, when you open up a new Terminal window in Mac OS X the command prompt displays a relatively long name:
I prefer to shorten this to a simple dollar sign ($) in order to free up space.
To change your default command line prompt, follow these instructions:
1) Navigate to your home directory:
2) Create a file called
3) Add the following line (press
export PS1="$ "
4) Save the file (press
5) Restart Terminal
You should now see something like this:
There are other ways you can configure the command prompt (for example, showing the current time), but I prefer to keep it simple.
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Simply use the following two commands :
after a few downloads and updates, bang. You’re running Oracle Enterprise Linux.