Ubuntu snippet

Disable apache directory browsing in ubuntu:

sudo a2dismod autoindex
sudo service apache2 restart

Sending mail with Laravel



If you use Postfix on your server you have to change  config > mail.php

// ‘driver’ => ‘smtp’,
‘driver’ => ‘sendmail’,

Install Postfix: http://www.codechewing.com/library/set-up-postfix-on-ubuntu-server/




Configure Postfix to Use Gmail SMTP on Ubuntu https://rtcamp.com/tutorials/linux/ubuntu-postfix-gmail-smtp/





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Create your youtube-mp3.org / Saját youtube-mp3.org építése

I tried out on Ubuntu Server.

Check this tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHjk4mZALSY

You have to install youtube-dl :
sudo apt-get install youtube-dl

If you have problem with running check this link: http://askubuntu.com/questions/431508/unable-to-download-videos-using-youtube-dl-sig-error-how-to-correct

sudo youtube-dl -U

sudo easy_install -U youtube-dl

sudo youtube-dl

My test: sudo youtube-dl – f37 --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 -o "/var/www/mp3 folder/%(title)s.%(ext)s" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0w3olGsQ6tQ

f37: audo size setting

… You can set url with PHP:

$validLink = validData($_GET['youtubelink']);

$output = shell_exec('youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 -o "/var/www/mp3 folder/file/%(title)s.%(ext)s" '.$validLink );


Mcrypt PHP extension required.


You know:
The Laravel framework has a few system requirements:PHP >= 5.4, MCrypt PHP Extension

I got this error after deployment to the server: “Mcrypt PHP extension required.”


sudo apt-get install php5-mcrypt
sudo php5enmod mcrypt
sudo service apache2 restart

Upgrade PHP from 5.3 to 5.4 on Ubuntu 12.04


I was deploying my Zend Framework 2 project when I got thios error:

Using $this when not in object context in /…./module/Webshop/Module.php on line …

“Upon googling, I found out that PHP 5.3 treats closures differently. This PHP version doesn’t support $this in closures.” (https://github.com/laravelbook/ardent/issues/23)

So I had to update from 5.3 to 5.4

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install python-software-properties
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-oldstable 
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install php5