MySQL - Create new user and GRANT access to the database

Date published: 2015-11-05

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Chrooted user for VSFTP and Webserver purpose

Date published: 2015-11-05

image If you need to create a chrooted user for one of your webservers particular folder please read this article. Read more »

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Howto remove remembered skype username

Date published: 2013-06-12

Its quite annoying if someone else visited you and used your skype to login on his/her account. That account appears all the time the next time you start skype. Read more »

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Ubuntu remote desktop from Windows 7

Date published: 2013-06-06

To connect from your Windows to Ubuntu via Remote desktop you need to install xRDP server. Read more »

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Restart network in Ubuntu from command line

Date published: 2013-06-06

If you've changed network configuration file /etc/network/interfaces for example you probably whish to apply changes. You can do it by two commands that I will write about in this article. Read more »

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How to remove front page title for Thematic theme in Wordpress?

Date published: 2012-03-30

Have you ever wanted to remove the title only for front page in Wordpress? Are you using Thematic theme? Than I have good news for you. Read more »

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How to remove all of the mails for a user account on your system

Date published: 2012-01-03

image Have you ever tried to type "mail" at comment prompt? Command line tool mail uses for reading system mail messages on your system. However if your system is running as a webserver than user account www-data probably has got many messages. Read more »

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Aptana remote won't remember password

Date published: 2011-11-03

This is really annoying. My Aptana remote won't remember passwords for my sites. I've come up with easy solution. Read more »

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How to remove Powered By OpenCart

Date published: 2011-10-31

Powered By OpenCart is a language variable located in footer.php language file. Read more »

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OpenCart: How to move search field to top menu (content_top.tpl)

Date published: 2011-10-31

Please read this article to learn how to easy move search field to another part of your page. In my case I will move it to my custom menu. Read more »

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Make username field active when entering the admin login page

Date published: 2011-10-25

OpenCart already uses jquery so all you need to is to pass focus() function to input username to make it focus on the username field. Read more »

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How to disable dashboard on your Mac and Why

Date published: 2011-10-20

As you know your dashboard is started at system startup which means it consumes extra power of your macbook. If you don't use dashboard like me you better disable it. Your battery will last longer and you'll save some memory resources. Read more »

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Twitter custom share button

Date published: 2011-06-16

Let your visitors share your content fast and easy by implementing your own twitter share button. Read more »

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Facebook custom share button

Date published: 2011-06-16

Here is en example code on how to make a custom facebook share button. Read more »

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Close prettyPhoto window from an iframe

Date published: 2011-06-03

Closing around the forums has been discussed on how to close prettyPhoto modal from within an iframe. I've tried many of solutions posted there without success.
Here's one solutions on how to do it. Read more »

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Changing local time on your server

Date published: 2011-03-17

At your command prompt just type:


dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

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Problems with mod_rewrite

Date published: 2011-02-01

Yesterday I have had a hard time solving a rewrite problem that a friend of mine had. The problem was actually much easier to solve than I though. I was even checked that .htaccess is correct spelled, if all stuff inside .htaccess file was correct spelled, tried to look at the virtual host file on apache but could not find anything strange. Read more »

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How to install magento ecommerce in under 10min

Date published: 2011-01-14

In this megento ecommerce installation guide I will focus on showing you how to install complete magento system under 10 minutes.

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Ubuntu server - you have mail

Date published: 2010-12-28

When you login into your ubuntu server and a message appears that you have mail than you've got a system mail. To read system mail you need to install a command based mail client. Read more »

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A error occurred during the signature verification for http://extras.ubuntu.com maverick

Date published: 2010-11-27

If you're getting the error message that says that the signature couldn't be verified because the public key is not available after running sudo apt-get update in ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 then read more and I will guide you how to solve this problem. Read more »

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Grab youtube thumbnail images

Date published: 2010-11-15

Youtube has made it very easy comparing to others when it comes to grabbing thumbnail images for you to use as preview images in your custom video application or other. Read more »

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Optimize your pages easily with mod_pagespeed

Date published: 2010-11-09

Google anounced last week release of mod_pagespeed. Pagespeed is an apache module that helps you optimize server side page speed. It will compress and combine your CSS and JavaScript files, optimize caching settings, remove comments and whitespace from your files, optimize images, etc. Read more »

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Zencart - sessions directory does not exist

Date published: 2010-11-02

I was searching the internet after the problem that caused an error message "sessions directory does not exist" but I could not find any answer that solved my problem. I have solved this problem very easy and this message has now disappeared on my zencart shop. Read more »

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Auto login into network share from Windwos

Date published: 2010-10-03

I have not managed yet how to auto login into my samba share from windows. Even if you tell Windows (Vista) to autologin the next time you restart your computer you have to manually type the password for your network share. However I came up with an ugly solutions and that is to create a batch file and put it in the autostart folder. Read more »

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Where is mysql data directory?

Date published: 2010-10-01

Usually mysql data directory resides in the /var/lib/mysql/
By mysql data means all the databases that are created on your mysql server are stored in that directory. Read more »

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Chroot into linux partition

Date published: 2010-09-03

Every linux administrator should learn how to chroot into another linux system that needs maintenance or rescue. Read more »

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Example server requirements for a video site

Date published: 2010-06-24

When setting up a video site it's important to properly configure PHP and Apache. Read more »

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Copy files over SSH

Date published: 2010-06-21

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Install Microsoft Windows fonts on Ubuntu

Date published: 2010-06-04

The most of today webpages are built with fonts that referes to Arial and Verdana. These fonts are included in Microsoft Windows OS and ubuntu has a package called msttcorefonts that needs to be installed before you can use fonts like Arial, Verdana, Georgia, Trebuchet, Webdings etc.
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Installing locales on your Ubuntu server

Date published: 2009-10-02

If your PHP script does not display textual representation of week, day and month in your native language it could depend on locales. Read more »

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Infinite blink fade loop effect with jQuery

Date published: 2010-08-31

This article will show you how easy it is to make an object fadein and out forever. Read more »

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Track your visitors by GeoIP - Part1

Date published: 2010-11-15

In this article I am going to describe how get the data from your visitors based on geographic location. I'll use PECL extension for PHP called geoip. Read more »

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Convert a file to utf-8 charset

Date published: 2009-08-28

Convert a iso-8859-1 charset file into a utf-8 charset file using standard Linux tools. Read more »

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Another perfect install of ffmpeg for php on Hardy

Date published: 2009-06-18

image If you are getting troubles installing ffmpeg with sound support on your ubuntu machine then follow this guide. I am pretty sure this one is quite easy to follow. ;-) Read more »

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How to surf over your home network from the job or the school

Date published: 2009-03-19

If you already have a SSH server runnning at home than the hard part is over. The easy part is to setup your browser and download Putty to your work or school computer. Read more »

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Perfect install of ffmpeg on Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy

Date published: 2008-09-11

image Finally I've managed to "find out" how to install ffmpeg converting tool with needed codecs that supports video conversation with sound.

Now days you can install ffmpeg as a php module directly from aptitute (synaptic or apt-get) so no compiling is needed.

At command line just run:


sudo apt-get install php5-ffmpeg
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Vista takes over one year to copy a 100Gb backup to hd

Date published: 2008-02-14

If you do not believe me take a look at my screenshot I took yesterday night.

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Install Ubuntu or Windows XP on Dell dimension 9200

Date published: 2008-02-04

I have had headache removing Windows Vista to replace it with Ubuntu. Every time I've tried to boot from some other media it didn't work. Booting from Windows XP caused a blue screen. Finally I've found a solution to install Ubuntu on my system. Read more »

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Deleting mail in postfix queue (mailq)

Date published: 2008-02-04

image Postfix stores mails in a queue before sending it. Sometimes you wish to remove the mails from the queue but wonder how. Postfix has a command line called postsuper which can be used to delete unsent mails from the queue. Read more »

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Installing php-ffmpeg on ubuntu 7.10 from source

Date published: 2008-05-22

This tutorial will teach you how to successfully install php-ffmpeg on ubuntu 7.10.
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Samba mounting

Date published: 2007-09-23

image Mounting samba share as non root user and mounting samba share and startup.
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Howto preview PSD file format in Windows Explorer

Date published: 2008-01-24

Previewing thumbnails in Windows Explorer is nothing new but when it comes to preview other formats like jpg, gif, png etc. can be sometimes real pain.
Luckily some smart people has find a way around this with some minor hacks.

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