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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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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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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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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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DU vs. DF – Which Ones Right? Which To Trust?

du and df are both basic Linux commands that come pre-installed on every flavor of Linux (to the best of my knowledge). Snippet from the man page for du… NAME du — display disk usage statistics DESCRIPTION The du utility ...

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MacbookPro SD Write Problem – Solved… Kinda?

So lately, I’ve been playin around with Raspberry PI a lot. In doing so, (Assuming you are on a Macbook), you have to use the Disk Utility quite a bit. You have to plug in your SD card, unmount it’s ...

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Use NMAP to Checkout Servers On Your Network


First… What is NMAP? nmap (Network Mapper) is a security scanner originally written by Gordon Lyon (also known by his pseudonym Fyodor Vaskovich)[1] used to discover hosts and services on a computer network, thus creating a “map” of the network. ...

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Spice Up Your Default Index Page with h5a1

It’s a very bad idea to list the contents of a web directory. That being said, there are always exceptions to the rule. For example, I have an Apache server at my house that you can only get to from ...

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