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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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Writing your first AWS CloudFormation Template

When starting out in AWS, and trying to understand everything about CloudFormation, I admit, I struggled a little bit. All of the different types of things that you can do in CloudFormation was both amazing and frightening at the same ...

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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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Installing Docker and running your First Image

The technology world moves so fast, especially now. It also seems that technology comes and then goes, but then comes back even better than it use to be. Take Docker for an example, it’s a container technology that allows developers ...

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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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How to check if ETags are being served

We all know of the Apache ETag vulnerability, and if you don’t know how to fix it, it’s pretty quite simple — all you need to do is add: ETag None to your apache vhost configuration and restart apache. But ...

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