MyDumper – CentOS HowTo

Mydumper – MySQL backup tool created by Domas Mituzas and later supported by several other devs. The main benefits are multi-threaded and fast backups with almost no locking (if not using non innodb tables), built-in compression, separate files for each table, making it easy to restore single tables or schema. It also has support to

SSH2 extension for PHP on CentOS 6

Before we can build and install ssh2 extension, we’ll need a few packages yum install gcc php-devel php-pear libssh2 libssh2-devel make Install the extension via pecl pecl install -f ssh2 On CentOS, PHP will not load extension automatically. To “fix” this, create ssh2.ini file inside /etc/php.d/ and add extension=ssh2.so inside. Restart apache (service httpd restart)

CentOS – setup utility

For RH based distros, the “setup” utility is a must. With this tool you can easily maintain basic system settings (firewall settings, network, start-up services, etc). If you choose to install minimum system, this tool won’t be available and you’ll need to add it manually. yum –y install setuptool system-config-network* system-config-firewall* system-config-securitylevel-tui system-config-keyboard ntsysv  

How to Rename Images and Media Files in WordPress

Ever wanted to change an image file name after uploading it to WordPress? WordPress allows you to change image alt tag and title, but there is no option to change image file name from the admin area. In this article, we will show you how to rename images and media files in WordPress. First thing

How to Add Drop Caps in WordPress Posts

Have you ever wondered how some WordPress sites have drop caps? Recently one of our users asked if we know of an easy way to add drop caps in WordPress. In this article, we will show you how to add drop caps in WordPress posts without writing any CSS code. Drop caps is a styling

How to Bulk Resize Large Images in WordPress

Uploading large images to your site can significantly slow down your site. This is why we recommend users to always save images optimized for the web. However if you run a multi-author site, then it can be difficult to monitor images uploaded by other users. What if we told you that you can automatically resize

Convert a ton of file types online with Cloud Convert

Cloud Convert is a free online service that you can use to convert more than 200 different file types. It may sometimes be necessary to convert one file type into another. Maybe you need to convert files so that you can load them on your mobile phone, or make sure they are compatible with a

Server 2012R2 VA Services instead of a KMS Server

Most Windows administrators have worked with KMS systems.  There is nothing fun about activating copies of Windows, Office or Windows Server via these KMS tools.  The KMS server already requires that a certain number of clients must connect to the KMS system for it to activate Microsoft products. In an effort to improve this process

Static vs Dynamic (CMS) Websites

All too often I see sites being created and deployed with a WordPress or Drupal backend, only to be attacked later due to no upkeep by the server admin or person managing the website. Although, it is much easier nowadays to build and deploy a websites, most of these sites will get little to zero

Install Albert quick launcher in Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 & Linux Mint

How to install Albert quick launcher in Ubuntu or Linux Mint Systems. Albert quick launcher can be installed in Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 or Linux Mint. Albert is a lightweight and quick launcher for Linux systems. It can quickly launch applications, open files or perform web searches. It can be used with almost all kinds

How To Install Systemback 1.2 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 & Derivatives

Install Systemback on Ubuntu 14.10/14.04.  Systemback is a system backup and restore application for Linux Ubuntu Systems. Systemback can be used to create Ubuntu system backups and restore Ubuntu system (users configuration files). Systemback makes it easy to create backups and easily restore the previous state of the Linux Ubuntu system. It comes with few

PowerShell: find files owned by user

Sometimes you need to find all files owned by a user. Recursively on your Windows Server NTFS file system. PowerShell has some nice cmdlets and features to automate this task for you. Here you’ll find an example script to Find files owned by a user with Powershell…   Find files owned by a user with

Use Multiple Skype Accounts on Single Windows 8/8.1 PC

For various reason we have multiple accounts on online world :-D. So you may be also having multiple Skype Accounts just like having multiple dropbox accounts for work and personal usage as I have. Having multiple accounts can be convenient and at the same time it is also time consuming in maintain multiple accounts especially

Create and Edit PDF Files with Word 2013 [How-To]

You might have tried  different tools available for free and paid in online market place to create and edit the pdf files. So many of those tools come with some limitations in using of those tools either for creating or for editing and some some tools even for just reading the files. And there are