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WordPress Backup on CentOS

Now that I’ve moved my website over to CentOS, I’ll be showing you how I do backups. My Setup VirtualBox – CentOS web server running WordPress iMac – connected Drobo Goal Run daily mysql backups Run weekly website backups Only keep the latest two backups Run daily rsync’s to my Drobo from my iMac CentOS — […]

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OS X Yosemite: Enable FileVault 2

With FileVault 2 you can encrypt the contents of your entire drive to help keep your data secure. FileVault 2 uses full disk, XTS-AES 128 encryption to help keep your data secure. Using FileVault 2, you can encrypt the contents of your entire drive. System Preferences > Security & Privacy > FileVault tab (click the lock […]

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Mac OS X: Set / Change Default Application for Specific File Type

It can be a little tricky to change the default application when opening up specific files on a Mac. In my case, I wanted to change from the default Quicktime player application to VLC for file extensions such as mp4, m4v and mkv.  That’s where Rubicode comes in to save the day, making it extremely […]

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How to Hide a Folder in OS X

Create a folder anywhere on your Hard Drive. For this example, I will create a folder on my desktop called TOMMY. Launch the application Terminal. Hide the Folder: $ chflags hidden /Users/tommye/Desktop/Tommy Unhide the Folder: $ chflags nohidden /Users/tommye/Desktop/Tommy

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Backup your WordPress Website to Dropbox on a Mac

We learned how to Backup & Restore a MySQL database HERE. We learned how to tar a directory HERE. Now lets combine this knowledge and backup our WordPress Website directly to Dropbox. IMPORTANT: Keep in mind that I am running my website on my MAC (not a Linux distro). You will need the following information: Web […]