This just simply outputs what you need a username and password that can be used to authenticate from .htaccess
htpasswd -nb user password
If you want to write it straight to a file
htpasswd -cb /tmp/somefile.pw user password
How To Use This In .htaccess
There are usually two reasons for this.
#1 The most common is that you need to enable the -r (recursive) flag with zip to make it recurse into directories.
So the solution is to use -r
zip -r somefile.zip yourfiles
#2 If you are using bash scripting based on ls without the full path or for some other reason the full path is missing, zip looks for the files in the current directory so this will always fail.........
tar -xvJf somefile.tar.xz
It is very annoying that so many are now using the .xz archive format as standard instead of .tar.gz but nevertheless above is how you would extract it with the "J" flag (not lower case j as that is for bz).........
This is useful in the case you are not properly logged in via an OpenVZ session or even a normal SSH session that you fear may go down(if the connection is broken the history is not saved).
Save your bash_history like this:
history -w ~/.bash_history
You can always change the above to another file eg /tm........
It may be hard to find by Googling by it's really quite simple and quicker than reading dozens of man page entries.
sed -n 5p somefile.txt
Just replace the 5 with whatever line you want to be printed.........
I'm really starting to love ImageMagick, I've used it to mass convert/resize family photos with scripts and all kinds of handy things.
Today I just learned that you can create PDF files with it too, say if you have images scanned or anything else it's very simple:
convert *.jpeg output.pdf
You can replace jpg with whatever format your files are in. One thing to remember is that you can specify the order that the images/pages are added to the PDF manu........
It's basically free bash shell script available from: http://wpkg.org/email2fax/index.php/Main_Page
Make sure you have the required tools:
Where you can e-mail your Asterisk box and it will fax it to the phone number in the subject line. The good news ends there, it is fairly undocumented and buggy.
Take for example how the documentation mentions you can invoke from the com........
The folder I was trying to archive is about 72GB, but much like rsync at about 17GB it chokes because of the filesize. What's with so many common and essential Linux tools having such limitations? I guess it is likely that the authors never wrote their code with the idea that files would be so large but it's still very annoying. It's important to stay on top of these limitations on production servers because I didn't realize what happened until I checked the file with "........
locate: command not found (slocate database needed)For some versions especially older ones like 3.x they might not have the "slocate" database.
Meaning a "locate somefile" command doesn't work.
Just install "slocate"
[code:1:d6d717421c]yum install slocate[/code:1:d6d717421c]
And you're good to go :)........