help use gedit to edit server files

Johnneylee Rollins johnneylee.rollins at
Thu Apr 22 07:59:50 UTC 2010

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 4:36 PM, Luis Paulo <luis.barbas at> wrote:
> 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.
 I prefer git, you get the whole repository and you can take it and
commit to it locally, keeping the repository with you. You can even
push it to a server you keep the server on. git is very nice, perfect
tool for me.

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