vi and vim are two out of many text editors on Unix, this is my .vimrc. I put this here mostly so I can easily grab it.
My idea about not to rotate empty log files on FreeBSD has made it to newsyslog, yay 😀 ! Big thanks for Dan Langille who made this happen!
A tiny bit of cfengine
Recently I found a forum entry with a script for blocking ad’s via DNS for WRT (or any other OS using sh and dnsmasq). However it was missing two features: a white list and a […]
Using public key authentication for ssh is safer than password. But you should really use a passphrase protected private key. Now you are safe but you still need to type in your passphrase. This isn’t […]
On FreeBSD the best way to rotate logs is using newsyslog. After you set up you want to try what would happen when log rotation occurs, this can be done with -n and -vv -n […]
Did you ever wanted to remove a single line from your shell history? This is how you can easily do it: use: history -d line number to remove the line, for example history -d 431, […]
This is a short description about how to recover a single or multiple files from a ZFS snapshot on FreeBSD. The same trick might work on Linux, I haven’t tried, if you did please let […]
If you are using FreeBSD then you must be familiar with daily run output or daily security run output messages. They can be found in the root user’s mailbox by simply typing mail as root. If you’re […]
Did you know that you can check what a process is doing by pressing CTRL+T? Has it happened to you before that you were waiting for something to be finished that can take a lot […]