A file system check in Linux is equivalent to chkdsk in Windows. It can only run on unmounted drive so if you want to run it on the next reboot, you can use the following command.
shutdown -rF now
If you are a long time Windows user, the Ubuntu default graphical user interface which has the launcher on the left hand side may be a bit unfamiliar to you.
We have Modernizr to handle the HTML5 and CSS3 problem in old browsers.
Modernizr – Tackle the HTML5 and CSS3 problems in old browsers for frontend programming
Today, i would like to introduce another tool which could help you aligning the CSS styles for different browsers as well as OS. This tool is called CSS Browser Selector. Although it is not updated for more than a year, it is still very useful if you need to deal with Internet Explorer 7 & 8.
My server was hacked. ToT
One day i found that i couldn’t login the server thru SSH and the CPU usage jumped to 100% for more than 12 hours. Finally i could login as root and found that a new user R00T was created and the SSH service was restarted with all settings in the sshd config file commented out. =.=
So from now on i will use Key Authentication instead of simple Password Authentication. Here is a very useful guide on Linode.com which shows you how to secure your server.
Linode Library – Securing Your Server
In order to use the Key Authentication, you need to generate the private key and public key on your desktop/labtop computers. This is straight forward if you are a Mac or Linux user who could use the ssh-keygen command. But for Windows user, you have to use 3rd party program like PuTTYgen. I suggest using WinSCP + PuTTY.
We can use the fsutil command to create a dummy file with fixed size.
fsutil file createnew sample.dat 1024
I found a freeware which can help you to convert tabs into spaces in Windows. it is called TABS2spaces (Download).
You can select a group of files and start the conversion or you can copy the text and then the TABS2spaces can convert those tabs in the clipboard text into spaces. Nice! Continue reading
Prior to the topic about the SSH keypair, i would like to let u know that the BeansTag module is already submitted to drupal.org and now undergoing the approval process. BeansTag is a light-weight and user friendly SEO tool which help you setting the meta attributes as well as page title. It is also multilingual supported. Visit the BeansTag project page to get more ideas or even try it with your Drupal 7.
Before i could start working with the Git repository hosted in drupal.org, i have to create a SSH keypair and add it in my Drupal account profile. Actually i have done the similar task before but that is for Windows. For your reference, you can refer to the following post.
In VBA, there is 3 types of Newline characters.
I want to share a folder in my Ubuntu virtual machine to my Windows host. That folder contains the Rails applications such that i can edit them on the Windows host.
1. Install the Samba server