Month: July 2016

How To Patch The Debian 6 Squeeze Shellshock Bug

I run a few webservers at work that are internal facing only (intranet) that run Debian 6 Squeeze. I’ve been monitoring the Shellshock exploit since it was discovered a few weeks ago and have been looking for a way to get those few systems patched…despite them …

Failover and Load Balancing using HAProxy

HAProxy is open source proxy that can be used to enable high availability and load balancing for web applications. It was designed especially for high load projects so it is very fast and predictable, HAProxy is based on single-process model. In this post I’ll describe sample …

Limit CPU usage of Linux process

Cpulimit is a small program written in C that allows to limit CPU usage by Linux process. Limit is specified in percentage so it’s possible to prevent high CPU load generated by scripts, programs or processes. I found cpulimit pretty useful for the scripts running from …

Top 5 Password Managers for Linux

  In this post you will find set of password managers for Linux which provides secure storage for your passwords for sensitive data. If you still keep the passwords in plain text then you must consider one of available password managers so this article is for …

XWiki Installation in Linux

XWiki Xwiki is an open-source enterprise-ready wiki written in Java, runs on a servlet container like Tomcat, Jboss etc. which uses the relational database to store the information. In this article we will know about how to install Xwiki in Linux using .war file usable for …

How to turn off your iPhone’s cellular data

There are plenty of reasons for why you’d want to turn off your iPhone’s cellular data connection. Perhaps you’re running low on battery but need to answer an important call. Maybe you’re on a limited data plan and want to switch on data only as needed. …

How To Ctrl + F Search Text In A Printed Document

Information is now stored and accessed digitally. Not only is it easier to share and store information like this, it’s also much easier to access it. If you’ve downloaded a particularly long research paper that you don’t want to read all the way through to see …

How To Hide Widgets From The Lock Screen In iOS 10

Widgets no longer appear in the Notification Center in iOS 10. They’ve moved to a page of their very own. They now appear under Spotlight search when your iPhone is unlocked. When the phone is locked though, widgets appear on a dedicated screen when you swipe …