So you've unpacked a folder into a linux based system and want to set your files to 644 and directories to 755. There are many solutions on stackoverflow but the most correct and flawless solution for this task is found below. … [Read more...]
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Tired of the /n (new line) in your error logs? Run this command to format your errors logs as the logs pipe out. Tested and works with most linux based systems such as Ubuntu, Redhat etc. … [Read more...]
In this review of DBAN I mention that it's not the most user friendly product, but if you give it a couple stabs more often than not you'll succeed. Keep in mind DBAN is open source and free. Commercial products often come with support where as open source, not so much. Now on to the DBAN review. Darik's boot and nuke is Free Software one can use to boot and nuke your HDD (hard … [Read more...]
How to take ownership of an expansion drive, flash drive or any drive for that matter on Windows 7 or 10 using the command prompt (CMD). Use this to take ownership then change permissions to everyone. This is useful when drive permissions get messed up and the drive gives you a permission denied or access denied error message. We will use the command prompt with elevated admin … [Read more...]
Moving you Wordpress .htaccess file to your vhost configuration files will indeed improve the performance of apache. … [Read more...]