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Hire a SysAd

Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:39:34 +0000

You can now actually hire a System Administrator on Fiverr as well! Wow, everything you want can be found in Fiverr!. I was checking out that $5 website of service when I found that there’s this little category called Support IT or IT Support and found this Gig I sent a message to the gig […]

How to Reset a WordPress Password

Sat, 02 Jan 2016 09:41:54 +0000

There are a number of ways to reset a WordPress admin password if you happen to forget it. For this post, let me share you a way to reset it using the CPANEL and updating the record in the wp_users table in your wordpress database. You will be using myPHpadmin of course. Basically, below is […]

How To Switch to Lower or Upper Case in Vi or Vim

Thu, 23 Jan 2014 01:35:29 +0000

for uppercase: gggUG for lowercase: ggguG PS: the first 2 g’s are for moving to the beginning of the document. PS2: works in vim, don’t know about plain vi Can also do this using the search function in command mode :%s/.*/\L&/ and in uppercase : :%s/.*/\U&/

Useful commands to extract packages

Fri, 18 May 2012 06:29:29 +0000

Useful commands to extract packages: To extract a *.tar file: tar xvf package.tar To extract a *.cpio.Z file: zcat package.cpio.Z | cpio -idmV To extract a *.gz file:  gunzip package.gz To extract *.tar.gz file: guznip package.tar.gz; tar xvf package.tar To extract *.dstream.Z file: uncompress package.dstream.Z; pkgtrans package.dstream . all To extract *.zip file: unzip […]

How To Detach Mirror in Solaris – Script

Fri, 13 Apr 2012 01:57:10 +0000

How to detach mirror disks in Solaris? Assuming we us SVM, we normally do this like this, manually: metastat -c d0 (verify disk components) eeprom bood-device (further verify the boot disk) synch; metadetach rootdev detachdevice or put it a script for repetitive use and to avoice typo mistakes: cat detach_mirror.ksh #!/bin/ksh rootdev=`df -k /|tail -1|awk […]

Mounting Remote Filesystem To Local Solaris UNIX Box – NFS

Tue, 27 Mar 2012 08:26:41 +0000

Quick post on NFS and sharing filesystem from one server to another. Key files and commands for this activity: /etc/dfs/dfstab share (command) shareall The only problem I got in following the below instruction is Permission denied on the shared directory/filesystem from the remote Solaris server. Temporary fix chmod to 777.. check for security later To […]

NGINX 1.1.16 – Next Powerful Web Server since Apache?

Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:01:12 +0000

When we say open source web server, I immediately associate myself with the Apache Project. Honestly, I dont even think of anything else but apache.. Heck, when you say Web Server, its almost synonymous to Apache if you’ve been eating and breathing Unix. Today I found out about NGINX which is apparently a good web […]

Open Source Video Audio Decoder Encoder Transcoder – HandBreak 0.9

Fri, 02 Mar 2012 11:53:31 +0000

Currently I am using a commercial software for doing all my video (audio) requirements for editing and publishing video and audio content on my websites and all over the internet. What I am using is Camtasia version 7. There is also a free one called Camstudio but it feels limiting in my personal opinion. For […]

How Do you Find and Replace Expressions in VI Editor

Wed, 29 Feb 2012 05:52:02 +0000

One and for all, let’s do this again.. how do you do the find and replace function of the Vi editor? I keep on coming back to Google for the syntax but at least I know that there is an ‘s’ in the beginning of the command and a ‘g’ at the end (for Global […]

Gnome 3.4 Beta 1 – What’s Up?

Mon, 27 Feb 2012 11:57:02 +0000

I could not remember the first time I ever used the first ever desktop environment in the Linux OS. Back in the pre- Fedora dys when Redhat was still freely available, two well known desktop available to linus was the K Desktop and Gnome. I am in love with Gnome then and I beilive ot […]