6 Good Web-Based FTP Clients For When You Are On The Road

2010-12-21 6 min read Linux
<dd class="wp-caption-dd zemanta-img-attribution" style="font-size: 0.8em;"> Image via <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com">CrunchBase</a> </dd> </dl> 6 Good Web-Based FTP Clients For When You Are On The Road ftp clientsMost of the time, when you need to transfer files to your web hosting account or any other remote server, you might be at home on your laptop where you’ve got your favorite desktop FTP client installed. However, when you’re on the road or using a friend’s computer, a desktop FTP client may not be available. Continue reading

intercept stdout/stderr of another process or disowned process

2010-11-23 1 min read bash Fedora Linux
The command is definately going to save your day if you have disowned the process by mistake. Only uses strace so might as well work on Solaris also, though not tried it. intercept stdout/stderr of another process or disowned process 1 <td> <div class="text codecolorer"> strace -e write=1,2 -p $PID 2>&1 | sed -un "/^ |/p" | sed -ue "s/^.{9 }(.{50}).+/1/g" -e 's/ //g' | xxd -r -p </div> </td> </tr> Useful to recover a output(stdout and stderr) “disown”ed or “nohup“ep process of other instance of ssh. Continue reading

Browser Conkeror – fast, versatile, easy and configurable

2010-10-20 2 min read Linux
Conkeror is a browser that uses XULRunner and is a highly configurable and programmable browser. Here is the description of the browser from the homepage: Conkeror is a keyboard-oriented, highly-customizable, highly-extensible web browser based on Mozilla XULRunner, written mainly in JavaScript, and inspired by exceptional software such as Emacs and vi. Conkeror features a sophisticated keyboard system, allowing users to run commands and interact with content in powerful and novel ways. Continue reading

Change the firefox theme without restarting.

2010-09-27 1 min read Firefox
How often you wished that you could change the theme for firefox without restarting. Well sometime back Mozilla came up with Light weight themes called personna’s but if that is not sufficient for you and you still want to change the theme and do not want to restart then you should install this theme. Once you install this theme, you will not note any change (Don’t forget to restart after installing the theme. Continue reading

Unixmen - Tips to reduce memory usage on Firefox

2010-07-14 1 min read Firefox Uncategorized
A nice aritcle on reducing the memory usage of firefox on <a class="zem_slink" title="Linux" rel="wikipedia" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux">Linux. There are some things in life everyone is looking for and no one ever finds and there are other things that people keep finding and re-finding and inventing and re-inventing. Reducing memory usage for <a class="zem_slink" title="Firefox" rel="homepage" href="http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/">Firefox and speeding it up is one such thing. So, here is another story to reduce the memory usage of firefox. Continue reading

FastestfoxLite - Disable prefetching and make firefox really fast.

2010-06-14 1 min read Firefox
If you are stuck with firefox performance, then you should try this addon: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/9148/<h6 class="zemanta-related-title">Related articles by Zemanta <ul class="zemanta-article-ul"> <li class="zemanta-article-ul-li"><a href="http://blog.taragana.com/index.php/archive/how-to-make-firefox-blazing-fast-in-a-jiffy-fasterfox-add-on/">How to make Firefox blazing fast in a jiffy: fasterfox add-on (taragana.com) <li class="zemanta-article-ul-li"><a href="http://www.cloudspace.com/blog/2010/06/03/html5-link-prefetching-or-the-most-dangerous-tag/">HTML5 Link Prefetching (or &#8221;The Most Dangerous Tag&#8221;) (cloudspace.com) <li class="zemanta-article-ul-li"><a href="http://www.ghacks.net/2010/05/15/configure-prefetch-and-superfetch-with-tweakprefetch/">Configure Prefetch and Superfetch With TweakPrefetch (ghacks.net) <li class="zemanta-article-ul-li"><a href="http://www.ghacks.net/2010/06/10/fix-firefox-with-last-pass-not-responding/">Fix Firefox With Last Pass Not Responding (ghacks.net) <div class="zemanta-pixie"><a class="zemanta-pixie-a" title="Enhanced by Zemanta" href="http://www. Continue reading

mussh - Multihost SSH wrapper

2010-05-25 1 min read bash Fedora Linux
Description: Mussh is a <a class="zem_slink freebase/en/shell_script" title="Shell script" rel="wikipedia" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shell_script">shell script that allows you to execute a command or script over ssh on multiple hosts with one command. When possible mussh will use <a class="zem_slink freebase/en/ssh-agent" title="Ssh-agent" rel="wikipedia" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ssh-agent">ssh-agent and RSA/DSA keys to minimize the need to enter your password more than once. It is a utility for <a class="zem_slink freebase/en/system_administrator" title="System administrator" rel="wikipedia" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_administrator">system administrators maintaining more than one hosts. Continue reading
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