If you’re experiencing issues such as MariaDB/Apache/SSH or other services crashing and not restarting after the failure, and require time to investigate the issue, Monit is perhaps the best way to monitor and restart services in case they fail. This guide is to walk you through the process of installing and configuring Monit on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7. Read More →
Following tutorial explains how to resolve ‘This device is suspected in rooting!’ error on rooted LG G2 and LG G3 mobile devices. Read More →
Following is a version numbering scheme for Microsoft OS, Microsoft Word and Corel WordPerfect. Read More →
Following guide shows how you can query IP addresses of servers listed in a text file by using NSLOOKUP or Ping. Read More →
This article describes how to fix MySQL connection error: (“Warning: PDO::__construct(): The server requested authentication method unknown to the client [mysql_old_password]”), experienced during MySQL or MariaDB authentication (typically during establishing a database connection). Read More →
Perhaps one day (when I retire) I am going to get one of these:
It’s a very common issue that PHP scripts using mcrypt will not work in out of the box installation of PHP. Following are instructions for installation of php-mcrypt on CentOS 7. Read More →
Following are a simple instructions on how to mount Amazon S3 Bucket on CentOS or RHEL v7.x. Read More →
Following are the instructions for installing LAMP stack onto CentOS 7 or RHEL 7. LAMP stack commonly refers to a Linux installation of Apache, MySQL and PHP, which allow you to run full fledged web server with support for scripts and databases on a Linux server. In our case we’ll be installing: Apache HTTP Server vs 2.4, PHP 5.4.16 programming language and MariaDB 5.5.37 Server (a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system).
Simple, yet detailed instructions on how to install Webmin on Centos 7, add firewall exceptions for Webmin port and even change the default Webmin port if that’s required. Read More →
There are many instructions for creating Android emulator on Windows, Linux, OS X or Solaris, but I couldn’t find any to show how to have a fully functional Android operating system along with a full functioning Google Play App Store. This basically allows you to run all Android apps from Google Play store on any other popular operating system, including those apps you have purchased from Google Play. Following instructions will walk you through setting this up. Read More →
Following are unprocessed notes from a recently taken 4 day long TOGAF training. I’ll clean the notes in a near future, so until then, please ignore errors and formatting. However even as it stands, someone may still find it useful, as it’s a collection of the most important course highlights. Read More →
I needed 1TB to move my photos and videos to a secure online storage (just in case something happens with my drive at home), so I did some short research and decided to go with Google Drive. They were offering a nice solution – 1 TB of online storage for $9.99/Month. I’ve ordered my 1 TB and uploaded all my photos and videos into Google Drive, thinking that if I ever needed more space, I’ll simply add another 1TB and pay $20/Month. Read More →
Simple instructions on how to fix the “Bash Software Bug” (Shellshock Bash Vulnerability) and the biggest threat since “Heartbleed”, using open-source command-line package-management utility YUM (yellowdog updater). Below instructions will work on CentOS & Red Hat. Other Linux systems such as Scientific Linux, Yellow Dog Linux, Oracle Linux and those using the RPM Package Manager currently do not have the patch available (at the time of this article – 24.Sept.2014) but that should be coming soon. In any case instructions posted below will work for these other Linux distros as soon as the patch is available.
Following is the list of 3 of the largest players in Canadian dedicated hosting, who currently offer managed and un-managed cloud hosting and guarantee a secure cloud data storage hosted entirely on Canadian soil. Read More →