Archives / April 2014

  • April 29, 2014 - rob

    Export Putty settings

    If you run putty, and want to save all the entries in it.  Here is a way to back them up and restore them to a different computer. First, click on start, then run and type in RegEdt32           This will open the registry editor.  To find the putty sessions.  Hit […]

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  • April 25, 2014 - rob

    Using crontab

    cron is a unix, solaris utility that allows tasks to be automatically run in the background at regular intervals by the cron daemon. These tasks are often termed as cron jobs in unix , solaris.  Crontab (CRON TABle) is a file which contains the schedule of cron entries to be run and at specified times. […]

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  • Setting Up the NFS Server Step One—Download the Required Software Start off by using apt-get to install the nfs programs. yum install nfs-utils nfs-utils-lib Subsequently, run several startup scripts for the NFS server: chkconfig nfs on service rpcbind start service nfs start Step Two—Export the Shared Directory The next step is to decide which directory […]

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  • 1. Install a Package with YUM To install a package called Firefox 14, just run the below command it will automatically find and install all required dependencies for Firefox. # yum install firefox Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Dependencies Resolved ================================================================================================ Package Arch Version Repository Size ================================================================================================ Updating: firefox i686 10.0.6-1.el6.centos updates 20 M Updating for dependencies: […]

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  • April 24, 2014 - rob

    Wizard101 new world Khrysalis

      Finally, the wait is over!!! Khrysalis Part Two is HERE!!! On April 3, 2014, Wizard101 announced the final chapter of Morganthe’s tale. In order to proceed into Khrysalis Part 2, you will have needed to finish Khrysalis Part 1 quest, “Edge of Forever” this grants you the badge “Harbinger of Light”, you will then […]

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  • April 22, 2014 - rob

    VirtualBox command line

    Create the VM, VBoxManage createvm –name “io” –register VBoxManage modifyvm “io” –memory 512 –acpi on –boot1 dvd VBoxManage modifyvm “io” –nic1 bridged –bridgeadapter1 eth0 VBoxManage modifyvm “io” –macaddress1 XXXXXXXXXXXX VBoxManage modifyvm “io” –ostype Debian Attach storage, add an IDE controller with a CD/DVD drive attached, and the install ISO inserted into the drive, VBoxManage createhd […]

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  • April 18, 2014 - rob

    Remove linux mint from dual boot

    During the installation, Ubuntu will replace your computer’s bootloader with Linux’s GRUB. But when you delete Ubuntu, the boot reference is not restored to the original. This will cause your system to be unable to boot. To prevent this problem from happening, we will use the help of a free utility called EasyBCD from NeoSmart […]

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  • Delete Files Older Than x Days on Linux The find utility on linux allows you to pass in a bunch of interesting arguments, including one to execute another command on each file. We’ll use this in order to figure out what files are older than a certain number of days, and then use the rm […]

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  • du -ks $(ls -d */) | sort -nr | cut -f2 | xargs -d ‘\n’ du -sh 2> /dev/null There are other commands like: du -h –max-depth=1 du -h | sort -h -r   To find what files are taking up the most space: find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 du -h | […]

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