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Sorting Disk Usage By Size On Linux

More of a reminder for myself than anything else .. since I’ve got a terrible memory! If you want to check disk space usage from the command line you can use the “du” command. But if you want to check a large number of directories for usage and sort them so that you can see […]

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Ubuntu Grub Error

More for myself than anyone else .. While cleaning up the kernels and doing some updates on an Ubuntu machine you might get this error:  you may need to re-run your boot loader[grub] Not 100% clear to me, but the solution is pretty easy. As root or using sudo run: update-grub Problem solved! Related Posts:Ubuntu […]

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Updating Whois On Debian

Getting an up to date whois client on Debian is a requirement if you work in my world: wget http://ftp.ie.debian.org/debian/pool/main/w/whois/whois_5.0.17_amd64.deb dpkg -i whois_5.0.17_amd64.deb Problem solved .. Related articles IEDR Update WHOIS Output To Include Registration Date (internetnews.me) A Confession About The ICANN WHOIS Data Reminder Policy (circleid.com) Related Posts:Configuring Icecast Streaming Server On DebianUbuntu Grub […]

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Linux Sysadmin Type Wanted

We’re hiring for a number of roles at the moment over in Blacknight The latest one we announced was this one for a Linux Systems Engineer Think you qualify? Then please apply Related Posts:Configuring Icecast Streaming Server On DebianPlaying With Lifestreams and SweetCronSorting Disk Usage By Size On Linux#LoveSMEs Enter The SME Awards!Our New Data […]

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Ubuntu PHP Bug

I upgraded a couple of servers to the latest version of Ubuntu a couple of days ago and noticed something really odd when checking the running processes post-upgrade. For some bizarre reason there were literally thousands of “fuser” processes running. Odd, but I didn’t think too much of it, as they disappeared after a reboot […]

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Playing With Lifestreams and SweetCron

A few months ago Stewart mentioned Sweetcron as a “lifestream” solution (You can see his here). A “lifestream” basically acts as an aggregator of all your online activities, as many of the online services that people use, such as Twitter, Flickr etc., publish your activity via RSS. I’d already been experimenting with Movable Type’s Motion, […]

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