How To Install & Run Composer Binaries Globally

Take PHPUnit as an example. You can install it using Composer doing this : composer require phpunit/phpunit This will install a phpunit shortcut in vendor/bin directory. This obviously means you can run it. But, you would have to point to the exact location of the phpunit file to run :  /home/username/mysite/vendor/bin/phpunit phpunit.xml But, that’s long and uncomfortable. And you would have to install PHPUnit separately for each projects. I’m gonna…

Variables in Bash “: command not found”

Bash is like the very complicated language, even a space can make a syntax error. But, when you get into it often, you will get a hang of it and it will be easy. This post is a solution to one of the most common problems that happen to a newbie in Bash and it’s about a single whitespace. Here is a sample Bash file : a = 50 echo…

Executing Terminal Commands in Python & PHP

Python & PHP are great languages and there are many similarities between them. In this short post, you will learn how to execute terminal commands in PHP & Python. PHP As I said before many times in other posts, there areexec andsystem command to execute commands : exec(“firefox ‘http://subinsb.com’”); Or in the other way : system(“firefox ‘http://subinsb.com’”); Python In Python, there is no exec or system function. But there is…

Configuring SSH to Enter a Password Automatically

As you know, when you SSH into a system, it will ask for the password which you have to enter everytime. But in cases where you’re SSHing in a script or in a loop, its a really time consuming and boring thing to enter password everytime. So, in this case you have to configure SSH to use a password to enter when asked. But, there is no default option in…

Identify Remote OS By IP Address In PHP

In the recent post, I gave the default TTL value of different devices. As you can see, when you ping a host you can roughly identify the operating system the remote server’s running. I saw a question on Stack Overflow about this. Sadly it was down voted and was removed later. I tested if it is possible and I found that it is possible. In this post, I will give…

How To Use Hard Disk As RAM In Ubuntu Linux

I heard that it is possible to use a portion of hard disk as RAM in Windows. I wondered if this trick is available for Ubuntu, so I googled about it and couldn’t find anything related to it. But I found out an AskUbuntu answer of using USB sticks as RAM. I did the same trick on Hard Disk and it works !! This trick can be accomplished with the…