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Ubuntu Manpage: logrotate ‐ rotates, compresses, and mails system logs
From Google IT Professional Certification course. "Supplemental reading for Linux Logs"
operating-systems-linux  sysadmin  Reference 
june 2018 by daguti
Bash on Windows is incredibly exciting – but we should be wary
strategy = See the part about "embrace, extend, extinguish" - I've read about it before, but didn't realize it was a possibility in this case until it was pointed out.
windows  sysadmin  strategy  news  2016  operating-systems-linux 
march 2016 by daguti
Ransomware meets Linux – on the command line! | Naked Security
I always thought this, but now it's come to pass. Linux is no longer a safe haven from viruses.
virus-or-malware  encryption  warnings  operating-systems-linux 
november 2015 by daguti
krimsen.org - .htaccess Tutorial
To disable directory viewing, go to the highest level .htaccess file (~/www/.htaccess) and append this to the end of the file:

# disable directory browsing Options ExecCGI Includes IncludesNOEXEC SymLinksIfOwnerMatch -Indexes
sysadmin  howto  hostmonster  operating-systems-linux 
december 2012 by daguti
How to reset your password in Ubuntu
This says to hold SHIFT on bootup. But that didn't work for me. I had to watch the screen and see that it said "loading GRUB, press ESC to enter menu"
operating-systems-linux  operating-systems-linux-ubuntu 
october 2012 by daguti
25 More - Sick Linux Commands
2) Download an entire website
wget –random-wait -r -p -e robots=off -U mozilla http://www.example.com
-p parameter tells wget to include all files, including images.
-e robots=off you don’t want wget to obey by the robots.txt file
-U mozilla as your browsers identity.
–random-wait to let wget chose a random number of seconds to wait, avoid get into black list.
Other Useful wget Parameters:
–limit-rate=20k limits the rate at which it downloads files.
-b continues wget after logging out.
-o $HOME/wget_log.txt logs the output

3) List the size (in human readable form) of all sub folders from the current location
du -h –max-depth=1

4) A very simple and useful stopwatch
time read (ctrl-d to stop)
time read -sn1 (s:silent, n:number of characters. Press any character to stop)

14) echo “You can simulate on-screen typing just like in the movies” | pv -qL 10
This will output the characters at 10 per second.
sysadmin  tips-n-tricks  reference  operating-systems-linux  seo-robots.txt 
december 2010 by daguti
Lifehacker - Top 10 Tools for a Free Online Education - Learning
10. Teach yourself programming
9. Get a Personal MBA
8. Learn to actually use Ubuntu
7. Get started on a new language
6. Trade your skills, find an instructor (business-models)
5. Academic Earth and YouTube EDU
4. Teach yourself all kinds of photography
3. Get an unofficial liberal arts major
2. Learn an instrument
1. Learn from actual college courses online
learning  e-learning  photography  lectures  business-models  courses-online-training  operating-systems-linux 
may 2009 by daguti
7 Cool Things to Do With Linux | davehayes.org
Poke into other people’s business (Act like a spy some more!). Wireshark will let you look at all the network traffic happening around your computer. This is especially cool because most instant messages and emails are unencrypted, meaning you can read them as they go by. You can also see what web pages people are visiting.
encryption  asterisk  operating-systems-linux 
march 2009 by daguti
Linux.com :: How to recover lost files after you accidentally wipe your hard drive
Linux.com :: How to recover lost files after you accidentally wipe your hard drive. Data recovery
backup  recover-files-or-hard-drives  tools  operating-systems-linux 
july 2007 by daguti
The Linux Alternative Project - linuxalt.com
The Linux Alternative Project provides common software programs and their OpenSource equivalient.
open-source  freeware  downloads  operating-systems-linux 
june 2007 by daguti
10 things you should do to a new Linux PC before exposing it to the Internet - Program - Linux - Builder AU
10 things you should do to a new Linux PC before exposing it to the Internet - Program - Linux - Builder AU
security  computers  technology  internet  operating-systems-linux 
march 2007 by daguti
Video Library
OSVids shows you how to install and use alternative operating systems. Currently demonstrating a wealth of Linux systems, Vista, and soon Mac OSX.
reference  operating-systems  video  software  demonstration  business-ideas  operating-systems-linux 
june 2006 by daguti
System Administrators Toolkit: Monitoring a slow system
When your UNIX® system runs slow, it is vital that you discover what the problem is as quickly as possible so you can get your system back into the normal operating mode. There are many causes for a slow system, but actually identifying the problem can b
sysadmin  optimization-unix  software  troubleshooting  operating-systems-linux  operating-systems-unix 
june 2006 by daguti

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