Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Auto complete by hitting TAB does not work in Terminal

May 10, 2011 by  
Filed under General

There may be situations when you are trying to autocomplete the file and/or directory name by hitting TAB button from keyboard but it is not working as expected. You may wondering why rather than autocompleting (or giving suggestions on multiple matches) the insertion point is just going far and far ! Probably the solution is [...]

How to install and configure Tinyproxy, a lightweight proxy server

June 20, 2010 by  
Filed under General

Tinyproxy is a light-weight HTTP proxy daemon for POSIX operating systems. Designed from the ground up to be fast and yet small, it is an ideal solution for use cases such as embedded deployments where a full featured HTTP proxy is required, but the system resources for a larger proxy are unavailable. Tinyproxy is free [...]

Adminer – manage MySQL by single file, alternative of phpMyAdmin

June 1, 2010 by  
Filed under General

Adminer impressed me when I first tested it. It is superb alternative to the most famous MySQL web based administration tool phpMyAdmin. I just counted number of files in my current phpMyAdmin installation and I found there are 642 items. But Adminer is only a single file. You need to download it from there website [...]

10 Free Web Hosting Control Panels

May 24, 2010 by  
Filed under General, Kloxo, Webmin

Most of the web designers/developers, within time, begin to manage too many websites, build resource-consuming applications and require more than a standard web hosting package. Then it comes to deciding a hosted/ready-to-use platform or own a VPS/dedicated server and host the websites yourself. Both have cons and pros, the first one requires no technical knowledge [...]

Finding all subdomains of any specific domain (DNS afxr)

February 24, 2010 by  
Filed under General

It is possible to get list of all subdomains of any domain name. However, that must be allowed by the DNS Server. This is called AXFR. Step One: Getting authoritative nameserver(s) from linux shell dig domainname.com Now check the output in authority section. Let assume it is ns1.somehost.com. Now use the dig command as follow: [...]

Delete some specific files from all subdirectories

February 23, 2010 by  
Filed under General

Useful unix-command trick to quickly remove i.e. Thumbs.db files, WS_FTP.LOG files or *.fla files, recursively through directories. It could be a real pain on a huge directory tree Removing all *.fla files from /home/user/ and subdirectories… find /home/user/ -name *.fla -ok rm {} ; Removing all WS_FTP.LOG files from /home/user and subdirectories… # find /home/user [...]

Limiting CPU Usages in Linux using cpulimit

January 27, 2010 by  
Filed under cPanel, General, Helm, HyperVM, Kloxo, Plesk, Webmin

You might have already know how to check the CPU usages of any process. However, worried about any process consuming too much CPU? You should know, you can control the CPU usages of any process by CPU limiter. cpulimit is a free software to limit the CPU of any process. Here is the excepts from [...]

fork: resource temporarily unavailable ???

January 21, 2010 by  
Filed under cPanel, General

If you are getting Linux error message, Resource temporarily unavailable, it’s because your system is limiting the number of files / processes / CPU that your particular user ID can use. If you use WHM/Cpanel, enabling the “Shell fork bomb protection” can make the “Resource temporarily unavailable” message appear more often. You may get rid [...]

Opening ports in the firewall for the Mail Server

January 10, 2010 by  
Filed under General

There are standard ports that are used to access most services. For example, accessing a website generally uses port 80 for normal (HTTP) web pages and port 443 for secure (HTTPS) pages. Smtp Smtp generally uses port 25 for connections although there are recommendations for port 587 (see the official documentation for details). Pop and [...]

Installing Shoreline firewall (Shorewall) in RHEL

January 10, 2010 by  
Filed under General

Shorewall is the common name for the Shoreline firewall, a “wrapper” for IPTables that will handle all the heavy lifting for you by simplifying the tasks. This article will get you started, showing you how to get Shorewall on your system. Installation Now then, I have good news and bad news for you. The bad [...]

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