Ok so all you want to is to ssh into your server and pull a stack of files over from another PC via ftp. Sounds simple does it now. This is linux we are talking about.. nothing is simple. The short answer.. sod ftp use wget like [bash]wget -r ftp://user: pass@domain/folder/*[/bash] Long answer And being [...]
very cool trick Increase the size of a ramdisk: mount -t tmpfs tmpfs /tmp -o size=2000M,mode=1777,remount This increases the ramdisk’s size to 2000M. No file is destroyed. Read more: http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/Tmpfs#ixzz13amAsYk1
For the record I am trying to persuade Ubuntu 10.04 to spit out Dolby ac3 compressed digital signal via the SPDIF at the back of my Asus R1F tablet laptop. The spdif works out of the box!! An amazing achievement! However, I cant for the life of my persuade any content to be sent to [...]
Aghh the joys of working with websites.. One step forward another step back. Scenario You have zipped files available for download from your site, blog, CMS etc. When you test the download process our in IE you get an error: The Compressed (zipped) Folder is invalid or corrupted.
To extract .tar.gz or .tgz files from terminal or via ssh tar -zxvf file.tar.gz or tar -zxvf filename.tgz I don’t know about anyone else but 99% of the time when faced with a compressed tar file I want to extract it to its own folder and view the progress of the decompression. So why it [...]
Scenario: You are sat at a linux box (ubuntu, fedora, suse etc) and want to ssh into another linux box (probably your webserver). By default typing ssh remote-domain.com will attempt to log you in as the user you are currently logged in as. However, you may want to log into the remote machine as someone [...]
I have installed this on two machines now. The 1st is the samsung nc10. I instaled through wubi as this is a great way of installing Ubuntu if you wish to keep your Windows installation in one piece (and who wouldn’t). All the hardware is working on 1st attempt including bluetooth and wireless. Even most [...]
Just to give a bit of background.. We have a load of PCs in the house.. 3 in the study, 1 in the kitchen, a couple of floating laptops and an old tablet PC acting as a media centre in the lounge. It is the latter that has been the cause of my latest grief. [...]