Month: February 2010

Install rar/unrar

To install rar/unrar wget http://dag.wieers.com/packages/unrar/unrar-3.6.2-1.el4.rf.i386.rpm rpm -Uvh unrar-3.6.2-1.el4.rf.i386.rpm then unrar e rarfile.rar Alternativley if you are having problems with RPM’s, you can just get the CLI version of WinRar directly from www.rarlab.com. Make sure you have Glibc 2.4 though. wget http://www.rarlab.com/rar/rarlinux-3.9.2.tar.gz wget http://www.rarlab.com/rar/rarlinux-x64-3.9.2.tar.gz tar xvzf rarlinux* cd rar make make install now you may get…


Hiren’s Boot CD 10.2

This is a great tool for anyone working with computers. It has very good diagnostic software package and best of all it just work! http://www.hiren.info/pages/bootcd Download it Here! Hiren’s Bootcd 10.2 (181MB)


Regular Expressions In Grep

Here is another excellent tutorial from Nixcraft How do I use the Grep command with regular expressions under Linux operating systems? Linux comes with GNU grep, which supports extended regular expressions. GNU grep is the default on all Linux systems. The grep command is used to locate information stored anywhere on your server or workstation….


A couple of current cpanel issues…

Currently there is a known issue where bandwidth reported in cPanel is skewed for sites with subdomains. This is something that cpanels’ development team is working on resolving, in the meantime, I would suggest disabling suspensions for bandwidth overusage on domains with subdomains. ————————————————————————————- It seems that a recent cPanel update also caused an issue…


Linux file attributes

A little known aspect of the Linux file system is file attributes. They allow you to utilize certain options which you might think you need other software for, but they’re actually built into your file system. To view or change these you can use the lsattr and chattr commands. The available attributes are: When a…


Round Robin vs. Weighted Round Robin LB

The round-robin algorithm is often used as a simple-yet-effective method of distributing requests to a single-point-of-entry to multiple servers in the background. It’s used by DNS servers, peer-to-peer networks, and many other multiple-node clusters/networks. In a nutshell, round-robin algorithms pair an incoming request to a specific machine by cycling (or, more specifically, circling) through a…


WordPress : 10+ life saving SQL queries

From http://www.catswhocode.com Although there’s lots of things that you can do in WordPress, sometimes you may need a quick fix for a specific problem. In those cases, working directly on the database can be a real life-saver. In this article, I’m going to show you 10+ extremely useful SQL queries for WordPress.How to execute SQL…


Geeks take heart…

From www.dailymail.co.uk The perfect man is a geek with facial stubble… women’s secret turn-ons revealed Most women claim to be attracted to tall, dark and handsome men, but a new study has revealed that facial stubble and a geeky personality are their biggest secret turn-ons. Despite complaining that it looks unkempt and feels rough to…


Logstalgia

http://code.google.com/p/logstalgia/ Description Logstalgia is a website traffic visualization that replays or streams Apache web-server access logs as a pong-like battle between the web server and an never ending torrent of requests. Requests appear as colored balls (the same color as the host) which travel across the screen to arrive at the requested location. Successful requests…


VI Complete Key Binding list

This is not intended as a tutorial. It is a reference on what every vi key binding does, followed by some useful vi tricks and tips. An expert will probably know most of these already, but an intermediate vi user will find valuable information, and even an expert may learn a thing or two. http://hea-www.harvard.edu/~fine/Tech/vi.html


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