[How To] Install Apache Maven in Linux, Solaris and Mac OS X

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The Apache Maven tool is used to build Java projects. It is very important to set Maven environment variables in order to execute the Maven commands. This post will explain how to set Maven environment variables in Linux. 1) Download Apache Maven binary archive under /opt partition from here 1 2 cd /opt wget http://mirror.olnevhost.net/pub/apache/maven/maven-3/3.0.5/binaries/apache-maven-3.0.5-bin.tar.gzcd /opt wget http://mirror.olnevhost.net/pub/apache/maven/maven-3/3.0.5/binaries/apache-maven-3.0.5-bin.tar.gz 2) Extract the archive …

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[How To] Hide last seen, profile photo, status on WhatsApp

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WhatsApp - one of the widely used messaging application on Iphone and Android has finally introduced additional privacy features to making it more secure. One can now choose who can/can not view profile photo, status and last seen on WhatsApp. This additional privacy features are available by updating WhatsApp to the latest version for both Iphone and Android. For Android …

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[How To] Google web fonts HTTPS (SSL) support

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Google Web Fonts are widely used in the websites because of the large number of fonts availability. Most of the websites are using SSL to encrypt the connections (HTTPS) and some simple connections (HTTP). Google Fonts over  SSL (HTTPS) may not be served and in this case the website may look odd to the visitors in terms of the fonts. …

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[How To] Enable NTFS support on Ubuntu/CentOS/RHEL/Fedora

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The Linux operating systems supports NTFS partition format. To enable NTFS partition support, there are some packages required to be installed. To enable NTFS support on Ubuntu: 1 # sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g# sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g CentOS/RHEL: 1 2 # yum install ntfs-3g # yum install ntfsprogs ntfsprogs-gnomevfs# yum install ntfs-3g # yum install ntfsprogs ntfsprogs-gnomevfs Note: Enable rmpforge …

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[How To] Install VirtualBox on RHEL / CentOS

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Oracle's VirtualBox is a cross platform virtualization application. It runs on minimum hardware configuration and very easy to use. To install VirtualBox on RHEL / CentOS using YUM utility: 1) Enable VirtualBox repository: 1 vi /etc/yum.repos.d/virtualbox.repovi /etc/yum.repos.d/virtualbox.repo virtualbox.repo file should contain following details: [virtualbox] name=Oracle Linux / RHEL / CentOS-$releasever / $basearch - VirtualBox baseurl=http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/rpm/el/$releasever/$basearch enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc 2) Install …

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