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WebOps

How to add menu to AWStats web-interface

I have described a simple way to configure the AWStats web-interface last month,
so I will continue this topic further and tell you how to add a menu to quickly switch between configured sites.

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SysOps

How to configure AWStats web-interface

I will show you how to configure the AWStats web-interface using the uWSGI application server and Nginx HTTP server, which is a very simple and straightforward process.

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Uncategorized

How to find which package includes specific file

This brief outline explains how to locate specific file within Debian packages using very useful apt-file utility
which as opposed to dpkg-query does not only inspect installed packages since it utilizes fetched lists of the contents of packages.

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SecOps

How to generate random password using command-line

I will show you how to generate a random password using the OpenSSL utility, standard command-line utilities, Password Generator (pwgen), and Automated Password Generator (APG).

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SysOps

How to use recent version of Firefox in Debian Jessie

I was recently pointed out by Piotr Gabryjeluk that Iceweasel name was dropped (see Debian Bug report #815006). This caused a major inconsistency in the previous blog post.

This is an updated version for Debian Jessie

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SysOps

How to reload PostgreSQL configuration

Today, I will describe how to cause PostgreSQL clusters to reload their configuration files using four simple methods.

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SysOps

How to install and configure private Seafile cloud storage server

Since the beginning of this year, I have started using Seafile, and I absolutely love it as it offers simple data organization using libraries and reliable file synchronization between multiple devices with built-in encryption. Check for yourself as it is undoubtedly worth it.

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SysOps

How to perform PostgreSQL point-in-time recovery

This blog post is an update to the earlier PostgreSQL entries in which I will show you how to use continuous Write Ahead Log archiving to take advantage of the point-in-time recovery.

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Uncategorized

How to perform base PostgreSQL backup using pg_basebackup utility

I have already described a simple way to perform base PostgreSQL backup using file system utilities. Now I want to show you a different approach using pg_basebackup utility.

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SysOps

How to parse and process Linux Software RAID events

It is an interesting thing to know how to parse and process Linux Software RAID events.
It is also beneficial as you can automatically take appropriate action immediately after a certain event occurs.