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atool is a script for managing file archives of various types such as .zip, tar.gz and all other formats. From the article: Atool uses other tools behind the scenes to perform the heavy lifting. With atool, you can handle any archive without having to remember what command-line tool to use to expand it and which […]

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Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ (mostly useful to Linux/UNIX new administrators or users) : Update Fedora 7 Linux OpenBSD install BASH shell package Star / Stop FTP server on FreeBSD / OpenBSD How to install Linux / UNIX *.tar.gz tarball files Install Language support in CentOS 5 or Red Hat Enterprise Linux Display or […]

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Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ (mostly useful to Linux/UNIX new administrators or users) : CentOS Linux install kernel headers to build vmware / 3rd party modules Linux / UNIX : Argument list too long error in shell and solution Howto: Debian / Ubuntu Linux Install PostgreSQL Database Server Howto Display text files in a […]

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Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ: => Boot Ubuntu Linux into Rescue mode to fix system – How do I boot my Ubuntu Linux server into Rescue mode to fix system? => Unable to create installation source – Add directories into YaST as an installation source – I have created my own patch files on […]

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This is a simple backup solution for people who run their own web server and MySQL database server on a dedicated or VPS server. Most dedicated hosting provider provides backup service using NAS or FTP servers. These service providers will hook you to their redundant centralized storage array over private VLAN. Since, I manage couple of boxes, here is my own automated solution. If you just want a shell script, go here (you just need to provided appropriate input and it will generate FTP backup script for you on fly, you can also grab my php script generator code).

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GnuPG is a complete and free replacement for PGP. You will use gpg command to validate a GPG certificate. For example, purpose download Apahce-web server tar ball. Visit Apache web site to download latest version of Apache. As usual, use wget command: $ wget http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/httpd-2.0.55.tar.gz Next download gpg key listed next to download link: $ […]

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