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Find files between two dates
April 24, 2016

Find files between two dates I’d like to share a simple way I’ve learned to find how many files have been created between two dates, using Linux command line. The method involves find command. Problem Working on a project that involved the creation of a lot of KOS objects (nothing difficult, just another DICOM object), I […]

Merging pdf files in one line
February 2, 2015

Merging pdf files into a single one   Merging pdf files has never been so simple using Ghostscript from command line in both Linux and OsX. Just open a console and type:   gs -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -q -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOutputFile=<yourfile.pdf> <your_list_of_pdfs> This command will merge pdf files your_list_of_pdfs into a single file called yourfile.pdf. So easy, […]

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Linux Tip of the Day
November 13, 2014

Hi all, I’d like to share this with all of you. Because of my job I had the necessity to know which port where used on a remote server that hadn’t nmap installed on it, so what I did was: sudo lsof -nP -i | grep LISTEN Here is the explanation: lsof – list of […]

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Neverending story with the “ShellShock bug” read this:   Attackers have been quick to exploit the Shellshock Bash command interpreter bug disclosed yesterday by building a botnet that is currently trying to infect other servers, according to a security researcher. via First Shellshock botnet attacks Akamai, US DoD networks – Security – News –

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I wanted to write a small article on how to fix “Shellshock” bug on Apple OSX, but there are many around the net. I found this one on ReadWrite and I think that it’s well written and easy to understand! “Apple is aware of the bash “Shellshock” bug that affects OS X users, and issued […]

Introductory Linux Course on edX
March 26, 2014

The Linux Foundation announced that it will offer its 60 hours introductory course ( normally charged US$2500) for free on edX platform. The course should start on the 3rd Quarter of 2014, as stated in its page on edX website and it will be available for anyone having an internet connection. More explanations here on […]

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Raspberry Pi first approach
January 3, 2014

Hello folks, This Christmas I received what I believe to be the best present in years: a brand new Raspberry Pi model B: a small, low cost, credit card size computer, with no case and internal clock. Since at home I do not have any pc monitor or modern TV,I decided to connect it using […]

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Damaged package tip
November 16, 2013

Hello folks, Just a small Ubuntu tip for all of you. If for some reason while you installing some update,  something goes wrong and you get an error due rto damaged packages, opne the terminal and try this: sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list sudo apt-get update This removes the sources list and updates it. Now you should […]

Install Solr Search on Ubuntu
October 19, 2013

Hello to everyone, I’d like to share with you the procedure I use to install Apache Solr search server on my Ubuntu machine. Apache Solr is, as indicated on the official website “Solr is the popular, blazing fast open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project. ”  It is written in Java so that […]

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