Category: Debian

Padre Still Crashes on Debian Linux

The linked post was written in 2012 explaining what I think most users of Padre encounter, and therefore I won’t repeat anything already nicely documented there except to quote “And please do not feed me a junk line about it works on my Linux distribution, I do not care. Pretend I am a normal end user for a moment. If...

Force WordPress SSL HTTPS on Only One Page

RewriteEngine On Options -Indexes Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteBase / # force https for all URLs matching “subscribe.* # otherwise normal http request are unmolested # other methods that force ssl cause 301 redirects on # all pages RewriteCond %{HTTPS} =off RewriteRule ^subscribe https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d ## standard rule but causes redirect loops #RewriteRule . /index.php [L]...

USB Linux Wipe Format Ext2 Filesystem

Find the correct device fdisk -l Unmount the device unmount /dev/sdc Wipe the device (handles bad blocks too) dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdc bs=4k Format device mke2fs /dev/sdc1 Make a mount point mkdir /mnt/memstick Mount the device mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt/memstick

Find and Kill All Processes One Liner

Brilliant – where you need it – like when you accidentally try to open 8000 html files at once with your browser. sudo kill $(ps aux | grep ‘iceweasel’ | awk ‘{print $2}’) credit for Find and Kill All Processes One Liner – bash using grep and awk

How To Fix a missing eth0 adapter after moving HDD from one machine to another

Debian/Ubuntu Linux : How To Fix a missing eth0 adapter after moving HDD from one machine to another. Explanation : Debian and Ubuntu write the MAC address of the ethernet adapter to a file that prevents the eth card in the new machine from being recognized. Delete the lines in this persistent-net.rules file and upon reboot, linux will see the...

unable to resolve host – not found or unable to stat

Debian 7 Apache 2.2.22 Virtualhost with only one website using ssl – ssl certificate is for www.example.com (not example.com) The following setup resolves the “unable to resolve host” error /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost {server ip address} www.example.com www /etc/hostname www.example.com However, if you have a new apache error [error] [client 127.0.0.1] script ‘/var/www/wp-cron.php’ not found or unable to stat Change hosts...

Format USB and Unzip img to memory stick

Insert the USB stick Type [sudo fdisk -l] [enter] (-l is lower case L) You should see a line: Disk /dev/sdb: xxxxMB, xxxxxxxxxxxxxxbytes LOOK FOR > sdb < NOT sda the xxx should roughly match the size of the USB memory stick >> This confirms the device we want is sdb there should be NO * under Boot [a] –...

Install PHP for WordPress

There is not much to installing PHP except when you need more power. Sometimes WordPress needs more. sudo apt-get install php5 php-pear php5-mysql php5-cli php5-gd php5-curl curl sudo vi /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini max_execution_time = 300 max_input_time = 60 memory_limit = 256M post_max_size = 64M upload_max_filesize = 64M

Setup a LAMP Server on Debian or Ubuntu

This setup is for Virtual Host server – not a dedicated server with a single domain SSH to your server ssh root@IP Update Debian/Ubuntu apt-get update && apt-get upgrade –show-upgraded -y Create User How To Create a User in Linux Setup SSH for Remote Access With GPG Keys – No Password How To Setup SSH for Remote Access IMPORANT –...

Install Apache on Debian and Ubuntu

Install Apache sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo vi /etc/apache2/sites-available/default change AllowOverride None > AllowOverride All in line 11 Enable Apache rewrite and restart Achtung! Don’t forget or things will not work and you’ll waste hours trying to find out why sudo a2enmod rewrite Restart Apache sudo service apache2 restart If no error, its working Optional: The following “example” is used...