Month: December 2010

Auditd

From osnews.com How do you audit your Linux environment? How do you track after changes to your files? What kind of processes are running on your system at any given moment? What uses the most resources? Valid questions, all. Special contributor Dedoimedo gives us the straight scoop on “audit.”. We’ve monitored system activity with sar….


Gliffy

From Gliffy and techhamlet.com Gliffy is an online tool that makes it easy to create, share, and collaborate on a wide range of diagrams, Gliffy users can communicate more clearly, boost innovation, improve decisions, and work more effectively. Hundreds of thousands of customers have embraced Gliffy. They create diagrams in a broad range of industries…


Thar’ be softwares ere’

From kmandla.wordpress.com I am a harsh software critic. I’m usually willing to try something new if there’s the possibility it will do a better job than my current favorite, but I hold grudges against programs — and sometimes even entire desktop environments — if they disappoint me. In addition, I am a minimalist maximalist. I…


MySQL 5.5 upgrade

From ovaistariq.net Reference MySQL Documentation Here MySQL 5.5 has created a lot of hype and its not just hype, there are major performance enhancements not only in the MySQL server itself but in the newer InnoDB plugin shipped with MySQL 5.5. That’s exactly the reason why I have myself upgraded to MySQL 5.5 (The server…


Add custom buttons to WP HTML editor

I ran into a small issue yesterday which after upgrading to 3.0.3 that the colorcoder plugin removed the ‘code’ button from the HTML editor. In researching how to remedy this, I came across instruction to modify the quicktags.js file which controls the functionality of the buttons on the HTML editor. In order to add, remove…


CLIcompanion

From okiebuntu.homelinux.com CLI Companion is an Terminal with an attached ‘command dictionary’. The application comes with a set of commands already added to the dictionary. However CLI Companion lets you add as many commands as you want to the ‘command dictionary’. You may use this tool to store and run Terminal commands from a GUI….


Cmd Service Check Raw Output: Fixed ownership 12/15

In getting this email error last night… nameserver failed @ Wed Dec 15 01:46:06 2010. A restart was attempted automagically. Service Check Method: [check command] Cmd Service Check Raw Output: Fixed ownership on /etc/named.conf Fixed ownership on /etc/rndc.key Fixed ownership on /etc/rndc.conf I checked the yum logs for updates, i’m seeing: tac /var/log/yum.log |less Dec…


Maldet

The home page for LMD is located at: Linux Malware Detect | R-fx Networks cpanel.net info on maldet The current version of LMD is always available at the following URL: http://www.rfxn.com/downloads/maldetect-current.tar.gz http://www.rfxn.com/appdocs/README.maldetect http://www.rfxn.com/appdocs/CHANGELOG.maldetect What is Linux Malware Detect (LMD)? Linux Malware Detect (LMD) is a malware scanner for Linux released under the GNU GPLv2 (free,…


Redirect Nginx to www

From go2linux.org Yesterday I’ve written a post about how to redirect traffic from www.domain.com to domain.com using Nginx. It is using an if statement inside the server section in the nginx.conf file, there is another way to do it. It is to create two server section, and redirect the traffic from one of them to…


Poor man’s processes monitor

From andreinc.net Recently a member of the Romanian Ubuntu Community asked for a script to monitor the running processes on his server . He didn’t requested for anything fancy, just a small utility that will be able to detect a hanging application (a process that is “eating” more than 80% of the CPU for a…