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PortQRY Native Windows command line Nmap like port scanner – Check status of remote host ports on Windows

Linux users know pretty well Nmap (network mapper) tool which is precious in making a quick server host security evaluation. Nmap binary port is available for Windows too, however as nmap is port for its normal operation you have to install WinPcap (...

How to connect and import Oracle database structure on Linux terminal – sqlplus / gqlplus

I needed to import Oracle data dump on a Linux host. To do so on Linux using console its necessary to have installed sqlplus client sqlplus is part of Oracle database product. So you will need to have Oracle priorly installed on host. Latest sqlplus...

How to fix problem with Skype No Video on MacBook Air with Mac OS X 10.8.6 / Mac OS X Repair OS file permissions with Disk Utility

My girlfriend Svetlana has MacBook Air and just recently her skype Video calls stopped working once again after Mac OS X offered her to apply some update. Her notebook as of time of writting this post is running Mac OS X version 10.8.6. About 1 month...

What defines travel?

What defines travel? What does it even mean?  This is a copy of a short  article about the definition of  travel that I wrote for my Swiss Hospitality School – Les Roches Marbella, and what it means to the young professionals that are starti...

Happy Birthday Debian! – Rejoice, Debian GNU / Linux turns 20 :)

 A bit outdated news but still worthy to mention as Debian GNU / Linux is important part of my life. On 16 of August this year Debian turned 20 years! I'm actively using Debian Linux for servers and Desktops over the past 13 years and for th...

Converting jpeg / png pictures to mp4 format videos on Linux with avconv

Here in my job, there is one internet (TV) around which can only read video formats in Mp4. Henceforth I needed a way to convert a number of JPEG / PNG format Picture files to Mp4. In my situation I needed to make video out of pictures and script it...

Linux: Delete empty lines from text file with sed, awk, grep and vim

As a system administrator, sometimes is necessary to do basic plain text processing for various sysadmin tasks. One very common task I do to remove empty lines in file. There are plenty of ways to do it i.e. – with grep, sed, awk, bash, perl et...

4 Steps to Increase Your Blog Traffic

Dear Reader. That article is basically written by Mr Daniel Scocco on a very famous blog i inspired with DailyblogTips.  I want share that article with my viewer. I think you like it. One of the most common complaints that I hear from bloggers is t...

How to speed up Linux Flash Player videos in Firefox on old Computers

  If you happen to run old Computer hardware with lets say 256 or 512 MB of memory, a CPU of 600-800Mhz and a small hard disk like 5 / 10 GB and you need to have Flash Player on Firefox play Videos in Youtube and Vimeo with as less obstructions...

how to set Youtube default to use Adobe Flash player – fixing weird problem with youtube displaying videos using HTML5

  I'm just coming from being a guest to dear friends. They're having a bit old hardware PC running Windows XP and some old ATI Radeon model video card. A video was played in youtube so I noticed the video is displaying very slow. The PC...

Obama Finds the Writing on the Wall in the Sands of the Jersey Shore

  On Wednesday, as Barack Obama flew over the devastated coastal section of storm ravaged New Jersey , the White House Press pool released video of the truly heart wrenching images that the President saw.  But as he approached Point Pleasant, one...
by White House 2012 on Nov 1, 2012

Philosophy Wire: Being crazy… Being creative…

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2012-10-17]: Scientists found a strong correlation between creativity and mental illness [source: 1, 2, 3, 4]. Now how could that happen? Who knows… One thing is for sure… Once more the “illogical” seems the b...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Oct 16, 2012

Philosophy Wire: SMS texting overtakes talking – Civilization at an end?

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2012-07-23]: Research in UK shows that SMS texting overtook talking for the first time [source: BBC News]. For thousands of years, most people thought writing was the “higher” form of communication. But Socrates,...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Jul 23, 2012

Car Window Writing Fail.

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by randomBLOG on May 17, 2012

How to enable Newsletter support to WordPress based website or blog with Newsletter or E-mail Newsletter plugin

One of the companies, where I'm doing a part time job, as an IT Consultant, System Administrator and Web developer, a e-marketing specialist and business consultant (the list goes on ) … planned to integrate a Newsletter support in their Wo...

Write An Article In Easy Way With Format

Writing an article is so hard for some people who don't know their niche or the topic they want to write, that's lead them a very poor writing skill, that’s why they search and keep searching for their topic to write on, ju...
by teachie tech on Mar 21, 2012

How to protect Elgg 1.8.x Social Network platform against Registration Spam with Captcha

There are four major plugins as of writting of this that can be used to reduce significantly the amount of registration spam in Elgg 1.8.x <= (1.8.3) Probably there are other plugins to protect against spam in elgg, however I personally tried jus...

How to make screenshots on Slackware Linux with XFCE graphical environment

1. Install the slackware binary package xfce4-screenshooter. For the latest Slackware Linux release which as of time of writting is 13.37 xfce4-screenshooter-1.7.9-i486-3sl.txz can be download from here Install of xfce4-screenshooter-1.7.9-i486-3sl.t...

How to show country flag, web browser type and Operating System in WordPress Comments

I've come across a nice WordPress plugin that displays country flag, operating system and web browser used in each of posted comments blog comments. Its really nice plugin, since it adds some transperancy and colorfulness to each of blog comments...

How to show country flag, web browser type and Operating System in WordPress Comments

I've come across a nice WordPress plugin that displays country flag, operating system and web browser used in each of posted comments blog comments. Its really nice plugin, since it adds some transperancy and colorfulness to each of blog comments...


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