Linux – How To Use rsync Command To Backup Directory

rsync command easily backup your home directory to local secondary hard disk or remote server using ssh protocol. rsync is a software application for Unix systems which synchronizes files and directories from one location to another while minimizing data transfer Continue reading Linux – How To Use rsync Command To Backup Directory

Linux – Using NTP (Network Time Protocol)

NTP will connect to a server to get the atomic time. It can be downloaded from www.ntp.org/downloads.html To get started with NTP simply download it, install it, use the ntpdate command followed by a public time server, and update your Continue reading Linux – Using NTP (Network Time Protocol)

Ubuntu – Install VLC 2.0.1 in 12.04/11.10

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols. Features Simple, Powerful and Fast Plays everything, Files, Discs (DVD, CD, VCD, Continue reading Ubuntu – Install VLC 2.0.1 in 12.04/11.10

Memcached – Flush Contents Of a Server Using Command Line

You can invalidate all existing cache items using the flush_all command. This command does not pause the server, as it returns immediately. It does not free up or flush memory at all, it just causes all items to expire. netcat Continue reading Memcached – Flush Contents Of a Server Using Command Line

Linux – Set Date and Time From a Command Prompt

Use the date command to display the current date and time or set the system date / time over ssh session. You can also run the date command from X terminal as root user. This is useful if the Linux Continue reading Linux – Set Date and Time From a Command Prompt