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Track MySQL Queries with mysqlsniffer

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the how-to geek: You’ve got a production database server, and you can’t enable query logging… so how do you see the queries being executed against the database?

Monitor bandwidth with vnStat

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techrepublic: Vincent Danen helps you get started using the Linux tool vnStat to monitor your bandwidth usage.

Pimp out your Fonts for Linux

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Pimp Your Linux: One of the major things that people request here on Pimpyourlinux is for better fonts on Linux. I’ve done some research on the subject, and it is quite possible to make your Linux Desktop look great, even if you have a flat panel monitor.

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  • Printer In VIM

  • Audio Preview in Nautilus
  • Pod::POM::Web

Transferring files with gFTP

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Linux.com: gFTP is a complete, easy-to-use file transfer tool for the Linux desktop. In spite of its name, gFTP can transfer files using more than standard File Transfer Protocol; it provides several features that make it more than just another FTP client.

An introduction to using Puppet 2

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Debian-Administration: In our previous introduction to Puppet we covered installing the client and server, such that a small LAN could be configured centrally. Here we'll demonstrate some of the things that can be done with such a setup.

Running ISPConfig On Port 80 Using Apache's Reverse Proxy Feature (Debian Etch)

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This article shows how you can configure a Debian Etch system that has the webhosting control panel ISPConfig installed so that ISPConfig can be accessed on port 80. By default ISPConfig uses port 81 which is a non-standard port and is blocked by some firewalls and ISPs. By using Apache's mod_proxy module, we can avoid this problem.

How To Edit Grub Boot Parameters

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grumpymole: If changing kernel boot parameters sound scary, it isn't. None of the boot parameters that I have come across are destructive in any way. The worst result could be that your machine hangs until you restart it.

Semaphores in Linux

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linux devcenter: Multithreaded applications are part and parcel of day-to-day commercial application. It would be difficult to imagine any full fledged application running commercially that is not multithreaded. Applications must use the multithreaded approach to improve on the performance of the application or systems. However, most beautiful things in life do not come without a price.

Fixing a scanner broken by the Feisty upgrade

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Ubuntu Geek: If you have been using a USB scanner and upgrade from Edgy to Feisty, you may find that your scanner no longer works.

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