Change windows time synchronization interval?

I recently bought the ASUS U50F-RBBAG05 I3-330M laptop. One of the widespread problems with this model is the random changes in the date. So this got me into looking for ways to get over this issue. A workaround I found … Read more

Putty shortcut to saved session in Windows

PuTTY is a free and open source terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw TCP computing protocols and as a serial console client. I have started using Putty to SSH to … Read more

Reduce hard disk writes in Ubuntu

Frequent hard disk write keeps the drive from going to low power mode (especially with the Green drives). Therefore, we need the drive to be inactive for a while to turn on the low power state. In order to do … Read more

Force SSL redirect (https) using .htaccess

Force SSL Redirect

I wanted to automatically redirect all connections to one of my websites to a secure (https) SSL connection (aka force SSL redirect ) on my Apache server. One very easy way to accomplish this is through the .htaccess file in … Read more

Enable WordPress SSH access

WordPress SSH Access

SSH2 (SFTP) connections are much more secure than the regular FTP connection that WordPress supports. In this post, I will explain how to enable WordPress SSH access on a self-hosted blog running on Linux operating system. WordPress also supports FTPS, … Read more

Stop cron email notifications

I recently setup my first cron activity to run daily. But I started getting output of the execution. This although at the beginning reassured me that everything fine has become an annoyance recently since I know its working well. So … Read more

Commandline IP address lookup in Linux

Commandline IP address lookup

Commandline IP address lookup is very simple in Linux. I wrote a small script to do this for me. This is what I did: Enter the following lines into the script: Made the script executable by the user: Commandline IP … Read more

Install deluge torrent with webui on Ubuntu

Deluge Torrent Client

UPDATE: For an updated and expanded HOW-TO (works on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) and Ubuntu 11.XX), please proceed to this post. When it comes to bittorrent for linux Deluge BitTorrent has been my favorite torrent client all along. Yes there … Read more