In my posting about installing a PHP development environment using Ubuntu 10.04 I mentioned the possibility to debug PHP code using XDebug and CacheGrind. Here is a little tutorial on howto use profiling with some free open source tools. Installation / Configuration XDebug is a debugging component which can be added as a module to… Read More »
Last year I have written a small how-to for installing an Ubuntu 9.04 work environment as virtualbox environment (though it also works for native systems). Recently I have updated this guide to 10.04 as kind of check list to get a working environment to develop PHP/MySQL applications.
On April 29th the new Release of Ubuntu, named Lucid Lynx, will be available to download from the official Ubuntu site. Currently the release candidate is already available, so if you want to try out, you can get it now and upgrade to the full version later. One of the biggest changes is the new… Read More »
I recently upgraded my old VPS, which was running with Ubuntu 6.06, to a fresh new Hardy Heron version. That gave me the opportunity to make a clean installation and configuration and then transfer my websites to the new server.