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Welcome to my little corner of the InterWebs! Most of what I post on LinuxDigest is about either automation, something I find interesting, or something I just learned myself. If you want me to post an article about something, just let me know! Im more than happy to help and teach others Linux.

CentOS 7 Icebreaker – Everything you need to know to get started

There’s actually quite a bit of changes from CentOS 6 to CentOS 7, some new commands, packages and some new services. Some older packages have been discontinued and replaced with newer packages, as well as some packages introduced that make ...

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DataTables Hide Empty Columns Plugin – Automatically hide any columns that are empty

I recently posted two other DataTables plugins I created, one for keeping the table conditions in the URL, and another for keeping AJAX sourced tables up-to-date. Well, I created another one! One project I’m working on has a lot of ...

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DataTables Keep Conditions Plugin – Link to the exact settings within the current table

I recently posted a plugin I created for DataTables, called Live Ajax, which basically keeps an AJAX sourced DataTable up to date, updating only the required rows. But thats actually only one of several plugins I’ve recently created. I happen ...

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DataTables Live Ajax Plugin – Keep your AJAX sourced tables up to date

I’m a big fan of the Open Source jQuery plugin DataTables. Out of all the jQuery plugins I have used, I feel comfortable saying it’s one of the most stable and powerful.  For those of you who don’t know what ...

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Adding JS & CSS Files To CKEditor Content

Recently, I’ve been working on a web-development project (Which I’m omitting from this post), which uses the popular WYSIWYG editor, CKEditor. A popular issue with WYSIWYG editors, is even though they have display a very accurate depiction of what the content ...

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Beats Studio Wireless vs Bose AE2W Heatset Review

Recently, I went shopping for a new set of headphones. I wanted a pair that I could use for listening to music (obviously), as well as have the ability to use as a BlueTooth headset for phone calls. I knew ...

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Alternatives To Commonly Used Linux Commands

Common Linux Commands

In my opinion, one of the best things about Unix/Linux, is there’s typically always more than one correct way to do something. Sometimes, some ways are better than others, or quicker or more efficient or reliable, but it’s common to ...

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Recover Deleted Files With LSOF

Data on disk

Linux has a very lengthy list of powerful commands and tools, some are specific to certain distributions and thus, can’t be used on every server. One of my favorite commands would be lsof, which stands for List Open Files. It’s ...

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Setting Up Conky On Debian Linux

Conky Setup and configured on a Debian OS

What is Conky?.. Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any information on your desktop. Conky is licensed under the GPL and runs on Linux and BSD. I stumbled upon Conky when I was setting up ...

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Bash Trick – Display Timestamp For Each Command In History

Ever go through your history, and wish you knew the exact date and time a given command was typed? Well theres actually a fairly simple trick. It’s the global HISTTIMEFORMAT variable. To test it out, copy and paste the following ...

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