Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pumpkin cake

Nice and juicy, goes wonderfully with tea and coffee. Prepair the pumpkin : 500gr of peeled and grated pumpkin cook in about 150ml of water and 2 soup-spoons of sugar When the mixture is still hot add 100gr of grits … Continue reading

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Pumpkin pie

It came out so good, I am quite proud! I am using a darker read, pear-like pumpkin. It is sweeter than the standard one, and it has fewer seeds in it. Peel the pumpkin, and grind it (not to small!), … Continue reading

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RHEL4U5 and tree command

I am sad to say that the tree command does not exist for RHEL4, nor is it intended for it. (See this link) Lucky for me there is a (very long) command that can simulate it. Go to the folder … Continue reading

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How to change the namer of Linux server

It is understood, from a command line, and with no reset 😉 Here are the files that need to be changed, and commands to be done : /etc/hosts # hostname new.server.name /etc/sysconfig/network # hostname new.server.name # service network restart Check … Continue reading

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How to view system state on CentOS 6

Excellent link. There is only one problem with these commands, most of them do not exist on CentOS 6 (per default), and must be installed, but not by using yum command. I have given here only the tamer ones (that … Continue reading

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CentOS 6U4 and what all is missing from the d efault installation

So, if you are doing a out-of-the-box CentOS installation (which is minimal), a whole lot of commands and functions will not be included : mc (Midnight Commander), host query, dig query, nslookup query, vim, telnet command, man pages….. Which packages … Continue reading

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How to remotely read mailq using Nagios and NRPE

How to get the data on the size of mailq on Sendmail server, using Nagios and NRPE. 1. Installing NRPE agent on mail server (host whose mailq we want to know the size of) So NRPE agent may be installed … Continue reading

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Banana bread

Yes, I KNOW it sounds funny (in both senses of the word), but it turns out great! A really good cake for tea or coffee! Dough 2 bananas – squish them with fork, or in food blender 4 whole eggs … Continue reading

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Juicy apple cake

Peel and grate about 1/2kg of apples. Mix this with 2 soup spoons of sugar, soup spoon of cinnamon, half spoon of (ground) nutmeg and 100gr of raisins. Dough : 4 whole eggs 200gr of sugar 1 backing powder 150gr … Continue reading

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