This is one of the first questions I had when I got this new laptop. It’s fairly simple (even if it isn’t all too memorable). Command-Shift-3: Capture the entire screen and save it to a file on the desktop Command-Shift-4 and then select an area: Capture a defined area of the screen and save it …Continue reading "How to take screenshots in OS X"
There are folders where you can place your script. For hourly tasks: /etc/cron.hourly For daily tasks: /etc/cron.daily For weekly tasks: /etc/cron.weekly For monthly tasks: /etc/cron.monthlyContinue reading "How do I schedule a task to run daily/weekly/monthly on Ubuntu?"
This is a pretty good trick to know. It will grab the rendered version of your website, even if the original is database-driven. wget -mk http://steinbring.netContinue reading "How to create a complete mirror of a website, using wget"
So, you want to run a web server and you are not the only person who will have the ability to upload files to it? You might want to think about installing an antivirus scanner. If you are running Linux (like I am), Clam AntiVirus is a good option. So, how do you install it? …Continue reading "How do I protect my Linux web server from viruses?"
/sbin/ifconfigContinue reading "How do I check my IP address in linux?"
So, you have installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu and you need to start setting things up. What is the first priority? You need to create new user accounts. To add a new account, you can use useradd. sudo useradd -d [user’s home folder] -m [username] The above command creates the user’s account and their …Continue reading "How to add a new user in Ubuntu Linux"
I was genuinely curious how the metro version of Internet Explorer 10 would handle plugins. I knew already that they would not be supported in the metro version of IE but how graceful would this be dealt with? It appears that some are handled more gracefully than others. If you look at the examples below, …Continue reading "Internet Explorer 10 Plugins"
If you are like me, your first question after sitting down with a new OS is, how is this going to effect my coding? I installed my favorite editor, Sublime Text 2, to see. It looks like for non-metro apps like Sublime it just opens on the desktop. Poking around, I’m not seeing any real …Continue reading "Sublime Text 2 on Windows 8: Initial thoughts"
If you are like me, you are very curious about the new version of Microsoft’s highly dominant desktop operating system. I want to take a moment to look at the installation process. Step 1: Download the installation media I downloaded the ISO file from Microsoft’s Windows 8 Consumer Preview website. There is also an executable …Continue reading "How to install Windows 8"