Posts Tagged ‘ bsd ’

phpmyadmin security measures on a Debian webserver

Feb 16th, 2012 | By

Well I had a rude awakening today that clearly showed my FreeBSD upbringing.  You see when you install phpmyadmin on FreeBSD it leaves it up to YOU to create the alias paths and whatnot.  Meaning that if you do nothing the system will remain as secure as possible, in linux the philosophy is very different,
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Multi-Threaded Downloading with Wget

Jan 24th, 2011 | By

In the process of downloading a few thousand log files from one server to the next I suddenly had the need to do some serious multithreaded downloading in BSD, preferably with Wget as that was the simplest way I could think of handling this.  A little looking around led me to this little nugget: wget
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Enabling Autocomplete by reverse searching history in Linux

Mar 13th, 2010 | By

Being a FreeBSD user I just got used to a very nice feature that would allow me to autocomplete commands based on my history.  So for example if 15 commands ago I had typed ‘cat filenames1 > filename2’ and I wanted to retype that command I could just type ‘cat’ and then press up and
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Importing / Loading a Mysql backup / database from a .sql file – In Shell

Mar 23rd, 2009 | By

I was appalled when the first page of search results for this came up with instructions on how to do this for a Windows server.  So I felt it my duty to add to the tutorials out there for people actually running a real web server (BSD/Linux/Etc) Parse in the .sql file into an already
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How to update php5 or any port in BSD

Dec 9th, 2008 | By

Well I figured I would join the throng of blogs with a brief run down of cvsup , considering I just wrote a nice email about it and all I have to do is copy and paste to share it with the world : Basically you just need to install cvsup by compiling and installing
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