help use gedit to edit server files

Luis Paulo luis.barbas at
Wed Apr 21 23:36:54 UTC 2010

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 6:44 PM, Hal Burgiss <hal at> wrote:
> If this "php" code is web server related stuff, I would strongly vote
> for a revision control system like bzr, svn, or git. These can be
> published such that the remote system (eg a web server) is updated
> from your local development system. The advantages are you have
> multiple copies of your sources (ie backups), you have a revision
> history which can be rolled back, you have logging, and you have a
> copy (really a clone) of the code locally such that you can use
> whatever tools you want, with the benefit of not having the latencies
> caused by networked connections. You can also test changes locally too
> before publishing since its very easy to set up a LAMP server on
> Ubuntu.
> Its a little effort to set up initially because of a learning curve,
> but well worth the effort. I prefer bzr which is very easy to create a
> repo with, and works remotely via sftp, so any sane system can be a
> "server". In fact, once you get your ssh keys set up, its trivial to
> do an update.
> --
> Hal
I'm using subversion, still a newbie, but I'm liking it. As far as I
went, I also recommend it.

For those even more newbies than I, its a great group work tool, or
you can use just as "work from different places/machines" tool, as
long as the base machine, with the repositories, is reachable.


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