Posts Tagged ‘linux’

GNU Screen

Recently I discovered a hidden gem of GNU/Linux software, the GNU Screen. I was looking for a way to run Matlab simulations on Linux in the background because the SSH connection through VPN is constantly dropping to my Debian Linux server. Whenever the connection is interrupted the session is disconnected and all running programs are […]

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Using MVPS Hosts on Mac/Linux

I have been using for a while the MVPS Hosts file http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm, which I find amazing! However, if for some reason you feel that you want to be tracked, or the websites you used for a long time turned wicked and added tracking methods to their links thus not working at all, then you might […]

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Little script for querying the status of my server

I own a old Fujitsu-Siemens Primergy RX-200 rack mountable server, I have made this little script to display the health reading of my server on a webpage… I tought it might be usefull for someone. #!/bin/sh uptime echo ” ” echo “Processor usage:” mpstat -P ALL 1 1 | grep -v Average echo ” ” […]

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How to unpack .tar/.tar.gz/.tar.bz2 files in Linux

Well, I am playing around with my CHUMBY One, MAC OS X (Snow Leopard) and UBUNTU, so I have to do routine tasks on the command prompt, which I do like (don’t get me wrong) but I allways forget to do some basic task, like extracting the contents of an archive! So I thought it […]

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