Viewing: October 2016

We’ve all been there when it comes to sysadmin or programming jobs :(

Yup, sad but truth: And we have "Wisdom of the Ancients" too from XKCD […] Read More

Touch ID Support for sudo in MacOS Terminal for MacBook Pro

Well, that was fast. Touch ID is a fingerprint recognition security feature, designed and released by Apple. It is currently available on the iPhone 5s/6/7 and Macbook pro-2016 editions. Many consider it as a huge security win for the MacBook Pro's. This sounds amazing feature for command line users. sudo-touchid is a fork of sudo […] Read More

Computer Security 101: Pray for it and hope for the best

Please do give your best thoughts and prayers for the servers. Thank you ;) (via twitter) […] Read More

Interns are working hard to fix computer problems on National Cat Day

Here are interns in our office. They are working hard to fix server problems on national cat day ;) We did receive some additional trouble tickets though. Tom's TT read as follows, I haven't been able to find my mouse since the new intern fixed my computer. Lmao […] Read More

Windows and Linux according to mighty Google

Here is a humorous take on age old Windows vs. Linux fanboy battel: VS […] Read More

Have a great Halloween :)

Here is a geeky joke for you: I was dressed up as an UDP packet for the Halloween. I don’t think anyone got it, but I couldn't tell. Have a great Halloween :D […] Read More

Find the oldest file in Unix or Linux file system

So I wanted to know the oldest file on my Debian Linux box. find / -type f -printf '%T+ %p\n' | sort | head -n 1 Here is an another example for /etc/ find /etc/ -type f -printf '%T+ %p\n' | sort | head -n 10 So find command finds all files in / and […] Read More

Forcefully mark down pfSense wan gateway as down

From the article: I have two internet connections (fiber and 4G LTE) configured in load balanced mode using pfSense FreeBSD based firewall. One of my wan connection is running out of bandwidth quota. How can I force and turn off this interface to save bandwidth until month end and enable it again from next billing […] Read More

virsh destroy && virsh undefine = Delete a guest VM on Linux KVM after creating it with virt-install

If you created a KVM guest from the command line with first install. Say, after sometimes you do not need a guest VM. However, how do you I delete this KVM guest from the command line? The answer is simple: virsh destroy VM_NAME && virsh undefine VM_NAME Of course as usual stuff in IT may […] Read More

How do I learn coding in a single night?

Here is another funny image: What do you think […] Read More

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