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How to Install the Latest Version of GIT on CentOS 7

Even though CentOS already has git available by default, it’s a much older version from several years ago. To install a newer version, follow this tutorial with screenshots. We also remove the existing older version to prevent conflicts.

How to List Manually Installed Packages on CentOS/RHEL

Have you always wanted an easy way to see which packages you’ve manually installed on CentOS/RHEL using yum? Here are three solutions that might help you out – with screenshots. And also, a more permanent fix if you want it!

How to Use Javascript in WordPress Posts

Inserting Javascript into WordPress posts can get complicated. You can disable Javascript tags site wide via wp-config.php, or you can use a plugin to achieve the same effect.

How to Cleanly Uninstall Linux Software Created with “Make Install”

Sometimes installing software from source is unavoidable in Linux. Unfortunately, removing them isn’t so simple. In this tutorial, I’ll give you two solutions. First, the manual way in case you’ve already installed something and need to remove it. The second is a tool called “stow” that takes all the hassle out of installing from source in Linux, and allows you to remove packages completely with a single line.

How to Selectively Change the WordPress Language and Locale

Setting a proper language attribute for your WordPress pages will allow browsers to render your pages properly. Here’s how to change it, and where it’s stored in the database. In addition, you can also change the language depending on the specific page. This tutorial shows you how, with screenshots.

How to Hide Files in Linux Without Using the “Dot”

Everyone how to override the hiding of dot (.) “hidden” files in Linux using the “-a” parameter. A better solution is to use bash scripting so that even this solution won’t work. This tutorial will show you how to prevent files from ever showing up with the “ls” command.