Probably many of you have met the MySQL max connections issue and that you need to do flush-hosts. This tutorial will explain how to do it. Firstly you need to have the admin user of your MySQL server. In most cases it is root. Login through SSH and execute the following command:mysqladmin -uroot -p flush-hosts […]
As you know the /tmp partition is one of the most vulnerable places on your system. This tutorial will learn you how to secure it. Securing Your /tmp Partition. It would be worthwhile to give /tmp it’s own partition and mount it using noexec- This would protect your system from MANY local and remote exploits […]
Usually the Gentoo distribution is being upgraded by two simple emerge commands. Emerge is part of Portage which is the packet system of Gentoo. The commands to upgrade your Gentoo system are: user@GentooBox ~# emerge –sync This will sync your local machine with the gentoo server that you have set in /etc/make.conf user@GentooBox ~# emerge […]
I had to check the user privileges on a database. What I found in google is only how to check the grants for a single user but I couldn’t find how to check the privileges of all users to a single database so I decided to write this article. The grants are usually kept in […]
A new version of Webnight Commander 2.0 was released. Webnight Commander is a web file manager with interface similar to GNU Midnight Commander. The main difference is that Webnight Commander have only one directory panel.
Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) announced today that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. Combination of the local entities worldwide will proceed in accordance with local laws. More info: http://blogs.sun.com/bartm/entry/this_is_it_sun_merger
For those of you who use Tor is strongly recommended to upgrade to version 0.2.1.22 or 0.2.2.7-alpha. Tor is a network of virtual tunnels which allows separate persons or groups of people to increase their security and protect their anonymity on Internet. In early January we discovered that two of the seven servers that run […]
Our hosting company informed us that on Saturday, January 23, 2010, they will be performing some electrical and network enhancements in their Phoenix data center where our server is located. This maintenance window will begin at 11:00 pm Eastern and will end at 2:00 am Eastern on January 24, 2010.
A new beta version of Skype for Linux was released – 220.127.116.11. Except the bugfix and better stability this new beta version includes some new features: – Screen sharing. – Ability to change the style of the user interface. – Possibility to quote messages from other users. ChageLog: https://developer.skype.com/LinuxSkype Download: http://www.skype.com/intl/en/download/skype/linux/choose/