When you delete a line of code that you thought was useless…

last updated in Categories Humour

Or when you run rm -rf / on Linux or Unix-like system ;)

rm-rf
rm-rf

Another gif showing the same issue:

Delete a block of code
Delete a block of code

Now, I am hitting u, u, u in vim to undo (ctrl-z in other IDE) like a maniac to get back that line or a code block. Lmao.

Should I Deploy On A Friday At 5 PM?

last updated in Categories Humour

Noop. My rules is pretty simple. No builds. No change. No deploys. No upgrades. It is read-only Friday! Here is a funny t-shirt for you:

Should I Deploy On A Friday At 5 PM?
Should I Deploy On A Friday At 5 PM?

You can order funny t-shirt it from Amazon.

7 Awesome Open Source Build Automation Tools For Sysadmin/DevOps/Developers

last updated in Categories Open Source

Build automation is a vital tool for devops, sysadmins, and developers. It is nothing but scripting or automating the process of compiling source code into binary. Sysadmins can use build tools to manage and update config files. Following is a list of awesome open source and popular tools associated with automating build processes on Linux or Unix-like system.

Build automation tools.

How to protects Linux and Unix machines from accidental shutdowns/reboots with molly-guard

last updated in Categories Command Line Hacks, Debian Linux, Hardware

Oops! I did it again. I thought I was logged into my home server. Turns out I rebooted the db server. Another my not so favorite is typing “shutdown -h 0” into the wrong terminal. I know a few people who have admitted to doing that here.

My anger that can't be contained
Is there any end to the madness? Do I need to suffer from accidentally random reboots and shutdowns? After all, it is human nature to make mistakes, but one should not keep on making the same mistakes again and again.

How to use CoreFreq CPU monitoring software on Linux

last updated in Categories Hardware, Open Source

Recently I came across an excellent software called CoreFreq. It is a CPU monitoring software designed for 64-bits Processors w/ architectures Intel Atom, Core2, Nehalem, SandyBridge and superior, and AMD Family 0F. It runs on 64 bit Linux system. CoreFreq provides a framework to retrieve CPU data with a high degree of precision: