Tag Archives: Ubuntu

Code

Introduction to Subversion

svn or subversion

On my previous post I wrote about installing and configuring Git because I’m really a Git guy, but I have this client now that prefers SVN, short of Subversion version control system, so I had to learn it too. In this post I’m going to introduce you to SVN and how to get it to work. But first, how does it compare to Git?

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Code

How to Install and Configure Git on Ubuntu

git-logo

As they describe it:

Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.

If you develop websites, like me, or write software of any kind, you should be using a version control system, and Git seems to lead the herd and I personally use it and I recommend it to anybody. This little tutorial is going to teach you how to set up Git on a computer running Ubuntu.

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Systems

How to Install Fonts in Ubuntu

After a long time using Windows, I switched to Ubuntu, but I noticed that my own sites and other daily ones like Gmail and different other blogs I read where not looking as good as they were before the switch. Being a web developer I know that web sites are designed with Microsoft fonts in mind and the CSS style-sheets specify those fonts. Those fonts are often referred to as web safe fonts. So, the Microsoft fonts that my eyes were used to looking at were missing. Those fonts do not come pre-installed in Ubuntu so we have to install them ourselves. However, in Ubuntu we are not restricted to have only those MS fonts we mentioned, we can add as many new fonts as we like and that is cool. Below we will be explaining the way that we can install Microsoft fonts and how to add new fonts too.

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