Recursively Copy or Backup with Rsync | What is a good way to recursively copy contents of directory (including hidden files) to another directory? A simple rsync command is excellent for this! The command is simply: $ rsync -a /source /destination For example, I am backing up my entire home directory to another disk like so: $ rsync -a /home/stmiller /media/linuxbkup/bkup I
On Hold – Stuck Jobs in Print Queue OS X | In OS X at times you may have an old print job that you cannot delete. It will often say ‘On Hold’ in the print queue. To clear this out, first open up the Terminal (Applications > Utilities > Terminal ) Type the following, then press Enter: cancel -a That will do it! The cancel
Where is my RHEL 6 Installation Number? | Where is my RHEL 6 Installation Number? I can’t seem to find it. There isn’t one! Starting with RHEL 6, installation numbers are no longer used. See this page for more info. You will still have to register your system with RHN for software updates by supplying your RHN login.
Nikto Web Server Scanner | Everyone knows the greatness of nmap, but another useful tool is nikto! Nikto is available in Ubuntu 10.10 multiverse, as well as in the latest Fedora. Install it as usual: sudo apt-get install nikto or yum install nikto Now, update nikto to the latest scanning vulnerabilities by issuing: sudo nikto -update Then, run nikto -h
Install Adobe ICC Profiles in Linux | How do I install Adobe ICC Profiles in Linux? 1. Download this file from ftp.adobe.com: ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/iccprofiles/linux/AdobeColorProfiles-end-user.rpm.tar.gz 2. Unpack the rpm with: tar xvf AdobeColorProfiles-end-user.rpm.tar.gz This will give you an rpm for rpm based distros. 3a. If you need a deb, use alien to convert the rpm to a deb: 3b. sudo apt-get install alien 3c.
Time Machine with netatalk and Linux | How can I make a networked or remote Time Machine on a Linux server? You can use netatalk on your Linux server of choice to act as a networked Time Machine for OS X! I’ll show you how to set this up on CentOS, though this can work on any various Linux distro. 1. Make
Install Fonts in Ubuntu Linux | To install a font in Ubuntu, simply double click on the font file (either .ttf or .otf). This will open up a preview of the font. Click on ‘Install’ to install. That’s it! You may have to issue this command if fonts do not show up right away for any reason: sudo fc-cache -f -v
SETI@home in Ubuntu Linux 10.10 | How do I run SETI@home in Ubuntu Linux? The easiest way is to install the following packages: sudo apt-get install boinc-manager boinc-client Then you can run the boinc-manager by running this from the terminal: boincmgr When it starts, you are first in the Simple View. I suggest switching to the Advanced View
Make an ISO Image in Linux | To make an iso image from a disc in Linux, first put the disc in your drive. If it mounts, umount the disc but leave it in the drive. Then issue: