SciTE is one of the IDE’s available under Freeware category in the market for PHP/ASP/Ruby/++ scripting. I have used that as an example to answer the above question.
Once the software is downloaded and configured in your system, you might want to create a shortcut for that application in the desktop. Creating a symbolic link would help you in that.[root@user Desktop]# ln -s /usr/local/bin/SciTE $HOME/Desktop/scite
i.e.[root@user Desktop]# ln -s [path-to-executable-file] [TARGET-location-where-shortcut-is-to-be-created]
GZIP compression is used for compressing the content of the web pages by the server before the content (text & images) get passed to the browser. The browser takes this input and decompresses the content before delivering it to site users.
Compressing the content of the pages makes the page size small which in turn will have a positive & significant impact on the page loading. There is a misconception that the larger bandwidth availability or lesser file size is what is needed for faster page loading, which is not. Continue Reading…
Following are some of the points that gives an edge to Linux
* Available FREE of Cost
* Reduced Hardware cost
* Available in many flavors
* Large community of online supporters
* Millions of web applications hosted on it
* Considered secure compared to other OS’s
* Faster & Better performance