Magento upgrade cannot save the customer, Unknown column ‘ca.sort_order’

January 28, 2015

First find out what cause the error. “CANNOT SAVE THE CUSTOMER” is plain text message mask by magento to avoid it display raw message to system user. By find out raw, you are able to debug the error. First, edit file: app/code/core/Mage/Customer/controllers/AccountController.php In ubuntu, you can do like below: Then, add $e->getMessage() to this line: […]

Ubuntu un-tar/extract tar ball/file to another directory

January 4, 2015

To extract an archive to a directory different from the current, use the -C, or –directory, tar option, as in: tar -xf archive.tar -C /target/directory