Category Archives: Linux

Unix and KILL command

Nice explanation : link1. Some additional info : link2. SIG=SIGNAL – a signal is the means Linux uses for sending information between processes or between the kernel and a process. This is most important (to me) : 0 SIGNULL Null … Continue reading

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How to chase phantoms in Red Hat 5 Linux

1. #last root pts/1 10.xxx1 Mon Oct 30 08:32 still logged in root pts/3 10.xxx2 Wed Oct 25 10:27 – 15:51 (05:23) root pts/2 10.xxx3 Wed Oct 25 08:50 – 11:23 (1+02:33) root pts/1 10.xxx4 Wed Oct 25 08:45 – … Continue reading

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Zenoss monitoring tool

We have a new monitoring tool : Zenoss Some notes : Somewhat unclear overview VERY bad documentation Not particularily user-friendly Conclusion : if I did not have to, I would not use it Zenoss and IIS It is not easy … Continue reading

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CentOS 6U8 and wget+proxy configuration and EPEL repository

How to set up a proxy server, so you do not have to do a export command for wget : In file /etc/wgetrc put the following (at the end of it, it is all # anyways) : https_proxy = http://10.10.10.94:80/ … Continue reading

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PHP and HTML, continued

A strange thing, you must not use a sign “+” in the filename. Why? No idea, but it gives a VERY strange error, and no page, of course….. Some additional abbreviations : DOM – document object model Abbreviations in a … Continue reading

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About databases : Oracle

Since I work with them, I should learn some basic stuff about DBs. Here it is Oracle….. ***************************************************************** A database is an organized collection of information treated as a unit. The purpose of a database is to collect, store, and … Continue reading

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Contact form for a WordPress blog/site

If you want to add a contact form to your WordPress site or blog (like the one I have here), here is what you need to do : 1. Add plugin directly from a blog Dashboard There are a few … Continue reading

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Word Press and header image, and a URL in it

So, how to put a URL link in a header image on a post? Well you need to edit the page in your WordPress site/blog that is named : header.php You can come to this page like this : from … Continue reading

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Migration from CentOS 6 to WIN 7

So, my new work machine is a WIN 7 (job requirement). Here are the replacements for CentOS 6 SW on WIN 7 : SmartGit SmartGit editor exists also for WIN 7 (Link). The various Push commands allow you to push … Continue reading

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Thunderbird migration to WIN 7

Or : how to migrate all the mails from CentOS 6 to WIN 7 using the same mail client. Happy to say in this case, it is relatively easy. Here are the steps : 1. In the old machine, go … Continue reading

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