26Jun 2012

VIM, one of the best text editors of all time, has a lot of useful options which are usually hidden. To get the best out of this text editor, I’d recommend checking some of these features out. To get these settings enabled by default, add the lines to your vimrc file, it is usually located […]

26Jun 2012

Cannot start session without errors, please check errors given in your PHP and/or webserver log file and configure your PHP installation properly. If you’re getting this error when starting phpMyAdmin, there are a few possibilities of what the problem may be. For starters, be sure that it is a server side problem. If this only […]

22May 2012

Even though major system scripting is usually done via bash (or other shell) scripting, it’s almost as common to see Python as a system administration scripting platform. Today, most major installers, daemons and package management software are written in Python. While using Python as a system scripting tool, it’s essential to keep using the standard […]

25Apr 2012

Here is a clumsy script to check on an FTP Service on a remote server if running or down. The script is written in Python and is a very draft one, but does the job. The main goal is to check whether we get any response from the FTP server while we try to connect […]