Linux Command Line AVI Repair

Recently I had an avi file with a broken index that needed to be repaired. After a quick search and read of some man...

Bash Shortcuts

Meta- go to beginning of history file Meta-> -> go to end of history file Meta-f -> go to next word in command line Meta-b -> go...

Using sed to replace all strings in a file

As part of our test environment rebuild one of the first things we tackled was moving the databases to the new virtual environment, this...

Copying files between servers with netcat and tar

One of the quickest ways (faster than scp at any rate) of copying a large number of files between 2 servers is by abusing...

10 Most Used Linux Commands

Whilst skimming my Bash history today looking for an esoteric one liner I'd written earlier I started to ponder what my most used commands...

Canon EOS Utility On A Mac Without A CD

Canon have a fantastic little app, which works on both Windows and Mac, called EOS Utility, which among other things allows you to do...

Python support for SSL and HTTPS is not installed

I wanted to give Google's new Go language a try which requires checking out the source code with Mercurial. Mercurial was installed from ports on...

Apache2 with SSL and Tomcat5.5 on Ubuntu

One of the newer features to our site is an access control mechanism to force specific paths to only be delivered over SSL when...

Creating A Local and HTTP RedHat Yum Repository

We're rolling out a RedHat platform for a major product delivery to a client in the next couple of weeks, which is a great...

High availability with LVS using LVSadmin

The Linux Virtual Server is a highly scalable and highly available server built on a cluster of real servers, with the load balancer running...