All posts by Web Monkey

Stop XP Treating Zip Files as Folders

This is a long-standing Windows XP annoyance, and every time I rebuild a PC or buy a new one, I have to rummage around the web to find the fix.…
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How to install mod_gzip on a Linux server

This guide will show you how to install mod_gzip on your Linux server mod_gzip – what’s that, anyway? mod_gzip – serving compressed content by the Apache webserver mod_gzip is an external extension module for the WWW’s most popular web server Apache, created in autumn, 2000.…
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Moving large files from one linux server to your new linux server

Ok, so you like to move your 3 gig backup from your old server to your new server, but the the good old wget command is not doing the trick?…
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How to check and stop if DDoS attack is going on.

Distributed denial-of-service attacks In a distributed attack, the attacking computers are often personal computers with broadband connections to the Internet that have been compromised by viruses or Trojan horse programs.…
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How can I repair corrupt MySQL tables?

How can I repair corrupt MySQL tables? Every so often, MySQL tables have a way of corrupting themselves. MySQL offers a quick and painless method of repairing those tables.…
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How to mount and unmount a drive in linux

How To Mount A Drive In Linux This simple step by step guide will show you how to mount a new hard drive or partitions onto your Linux server…
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Downgrading MySQL5 to MySQL4.1 in cPanel

For whatever reason , some people still want to run the old version of MySQL4.1 in there new cPanel servers, which seems a little issue , as the default database version in new cPanel server installs is MySQL5.…
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MD5 password generator

MD5 password generator $pw is: "; echo " " . strtoupper(md5($pw)) . ""; } ?>   Enter a password to encrypt:…
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Kate Matthews Theatre & Costume Design

This is one reason I’ve been so damn busy recently… www.katematthews.co.uk I’ve been trying to avoid taking new freelance work on, because I have enough trouble finding the time to service existing clients, but Kate was referred to me in apparently glowing terms last year by an existing client, and I agreed to build her a site at that point.…
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Linux sub directory size info

Need to know the exact size of your subdirectories in Linux? Just go to the directory , like cd / and try this du -cksh *  …
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Easyapache failing on CentOS server

Had an issue with one on our CentOS cPanel servers running 64 bit and cPanels easyapache upgrade. The folks at cPanel helped out with their usual professional response…
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How to find MAC address in CentOS

Open SSH and type the following and press Enter: /sbin/ifconfig | grep -i hwaddr The sequence of hexadecimal digits that appears to the right of eth0 HWAddr (e.g.…
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