Category Archives: Linux

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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Sphider – search service for HTML pages

So I have this site (my catalog of services), which has HTML and PHP in it (see my earlier posts). Now I need some way to search this site. The idea is to create a MySQL DB with data from … Continue reading

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Linux tricks – how to kill a process

1. A list of common Term signals : SIGHUP (1) – Hangup detected on controlling terminal or death of controlling process. Use SIGHUP to reload configuration files and open/close log files. SIGKILL (9) – Kill signal. Use SIGKILL as a … Continue reading

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