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Convert unix timestamp to something readable

If you are a system administrator just like me, I bet you have a bitter sweet relationship with log files. They are the first thing we peek into when something goes Read More →

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The destroyer command

If you are planning to throw or dump your old hard disk (Since you are big rich lad and can buy super cool SSDs) it is always advisable to wipe and erase data on Read More →

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Find if your system is 32 or 64 bits

uname -a
 

Find if a binary is compiled for 32 or 64 bits

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Find which operating system you are running

Finding the OS information is easy in Linux, I have seen most people jump to /etc/issue file to find it. This is absolutely correct however this file can be easily Read More →

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Public IP Address Finder

If you wish to find the public address associated with your machine curl utility can help you. I used to go to some popular website like whatismyip.com to find my public ip address Read More →

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Continuing the tips and tricks series here are the some more tips that you can use to save some time.

The Copy Cat command

So you have a package installed on a system and you have another system require the same Read More →

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Laziness is a natural human quality. Also, we human beings are getting busy each passing day, so we are always short on time. You combine these two and we see big hindrance in our learning curve. This beautiful Sunday morning Read More →