How to install Python environment in my own account on Dreamhost?

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How to install Python environment in my own account on Dreamhost so that my application can use the python that I installed by myself instead of the system-wide one? The post for Bluehost works very well for Dreamhost too: https://my.bluehost.com/cgi/help/python-install In short: mkdir ~/python cd ~/python wget http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.7.2/Python-2.7.2.tgz tar zxfv Python-2.7.2.tgz find ~/python -type d
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Shared hosting services with SSH enabled

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Which shared hosting services have SSH enabled? SSH is a great tool for management and development. Lots shared hosting services support SSH. Here is a non-complete list: Dreamhost SSH on dreamhost: http://wiki.dreamhost.com/Enabling_Shell_Access BlueHost SSH on BlueHost: http://my.bluehost.com/cgi/help/180 GoDaddy SSH on GoDaddy: http://support.godaddy.com/help/article/4942 HostGator SSH on HostGator: http://support.hostgator.com/articles/hosting-guide/lets-get-started/how-do-i-get-and-use-ssh-access HostMonster SSH on HostMonster: http://my.hostmonster.com/cgi/help/180 ServerGrove SSH on
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How to host a domain registered in another account in a Dreamhost account

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How to host a domain name registered in another account in one Dreamhost account. Simply trying to add the new domain, it reports: Error! You can’t add that domain: already in our system You need to delete the domain from your hosting (DNS) from the account first. Don’t worry, the domain name is still there
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Any suggestion on the hosting service

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Any suggestion on the hosting services? Seems Hostgator is great: http://www.warriorforum.com/internet-marketing-product-reviews-ratings/362470-hostgator-bluehost-dreamhost-pair-com.html I was considering moving to Hostgator from Dreamhost. Dreamhost has less limitations after comparing it with others (e.g. the 250k inodes number limitation). I will stick with it. Moreover, with CloudFlare enabled ( https://www.systutorials.com/b/web/3218/cloudflare-with-dreamhost/ ), it looks better.

What Is the Name of the Linux-based OS: A Survey

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You may already well know “Linux” and may also use the “operating system based on the Linux kernel” directly or indirectly (you are indirectly using it now as this site is hosted on Linux). But how should we name the OS based on Linux? You may know there is GNU/Linux naming controversy. Different people have
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SSD Enabled For DreamHost Shared Hosting: Simple Performance Measurement

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SSD is common for VPS and PaaS virtual machines for higher I/O performance. Now, it is coming to shared hosting too. DreamHost states that “Now with solid state drives (SSDs), our standard web hosting loads pages 200% faster”. We ourselves are happy to know this performance improvement with the price kept the same. Good work,
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How to Set Up A Gitolite Git Server – A Ten-Minute Tutorial

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I ever introduced seting up git server using SSH or gitosis. However, gitolite is the way to go for managing git servers if you want an lightweight authentication layer. gitolite provides many very usefull features which can control each user’s right on each branch. I set up one gitolite git server and am very happy
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How to Configure iOS to Use Socks Proxy over SSH with a Linux/Unix Host

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The socks proxy I created following Proxy Using SSH Tunnel works very well on both Linux and Windows. However, when I try to configure my iPhone and iPad with iOS, I find iOS does not support socks proxy in its settings interface. I don’t know why it is not added while socks proxy is indeed
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CloudFlare with DreamHost

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CloudFlare is a very nice service that provides CDN / optimizer / security protection and more. Good news is that DreamHost turns to be a partner with CloudFlare. The free account on CloudFlare is enough for sites such as Fclose.com. I enabled CloudFlare yesterday and it works smoothly and boosts the site’s performance. Overall, I
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A Free Personal WordPress Blog Solution

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If you want to have a wordpress blog for FREE co.cc + x10hosting is the best choice. I will introduce both in this post. I will briefly introduce how to set up a wordpress blog like my blog. The overall that I paid for this blog is only $0.89. I can say that it is
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Changing the Font Size of WordPress’s Visual Editor

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The font size of WordPress’s visual editor is too small for me on my screen display. The default font size is 13px which is hard for my eye on my screen. There are two ways to change the default font size in the visual editor. One is changing WordPress’s css file for the editor while
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How to Change the Site’s Default 404 Error Not Found Page

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The apache’s default “404 Error not found” page seems ugly. And may some hosting service put theire ads in it. We can add some entry in .htaccess to change the defualt 404 error page. This method can also be used for some other error codes. A list of the server returned codes can be found
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Setting Up a Git Server Using Gitosis

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Update: Since gitosis is not maintained and supported, please check out gitolite for setting up a new git server. (see the comment from Sitaram Chamarty, the gitolite author, the author of gitolite.) Gitosis is a piece of software writen by Tommi Virtanen for hosting git repositories. It manages multiple repositories under the same user account.
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