Linux: Command-line utilities for obtaining information

There are many ways to ask a Linux machine how it’s doing. I’ve collected a few of them, mostly for my own reference. I guess I’ll add more items as I run across new ones. General Info inxi -Fxxxz (neat output, but makes the system send me security “password required” alert mails because of attempts [...]

Making a mirror of a WordPress blog on my own computer

This is a note to self on how to create a mirror copy of this blog on my own computer. My own peculiar methods are all over. Create a virtual host on my apache httpd server (port 99) Uncompress the site’s entire public_html directory into the virtual host site’s root directory (that’slazy, I got a [...]

Manual wireless setting on Fedora 12

What’s this? This is a note for myself, in case I need a quick replacement for my ADSL connection on the desktop computer (Fedora 12, and oldie). It may seem paradoxical that I’ll read this in order to access the internet (…), but this is probably where I would look first. With my cellphone, which [...]