scripting ftp/sftp transfer in a single line command


Do you ever find yourself in dire need to do file transfer with ftp or sftp on only a single line? You can “get” files with a single sftp command, but you can’t do “put”. A couple of way you can do this are: You can use sftp in batch mode, put everything in a…

Linux Gaming and fancy gaming mouse: Logitech M950 Performance MX vs TT eSports Level 10M Hybrid vs Steelseries Sensei Wireless vs Razer Ouroboros vs Apple Magic Mouse


Well, now that you have installed Steam and PlayonLinux, download some games, you’re ready to play your games, right? Not quite? So today, I’ll be doing a brief comparison between some high end (price-wise) mice. We’ll be covering the highly regarded Logitech Performance MX M950, the Ouroboros, an ambidextrous wireless offering from Razer , TT eSports…

My 10 essential Gnome-Shell extensions


While hating Gnome Shell seems to be a popular stance among linux users, I actually like it, and have been using it since version 3.4, to get away from that monstrosity called Unity (which is as of now is actually quite good). Anyway, while it’s not as customizable as combination of Gnome 2, Compiz, and…

Starting WhatsApp Web in webapp mode


For one of the most anticipated apps, WhatsApp Web is underwhelming. That being saud, it is a step to right direction, and I use it quite extensively. To most of us, the WhatsApp Web look like this: As you can see, it looks just like any Chrome windows. While it’s okay and functional, it looks…

Identifying LUN ID on Redhat Enterprise Linux


Applies to: RHEL v5 or newer Any other linux distro, I guess? You can get the LUN ID info for certain LUN, by either performing several commands. If you have multipath enabled, do: [root@steelheart ~]# multipath -ll The output should look like this: mpath1 (200173800107503ed) dm-5 IBM,2450XIV [size=480G][features=1 queue_if_no_path][hwhandler=0][rw] \_ round-robin 0 [prio=12][active]  \_ 5:0:3:2 …

Installing Oracle Java JDK/JRE on RedHat Linux


Applies to: RHEL v5 or newer To the rest of us, the included OpenJDK shipped on our RHEL installer is more than enough. But for some peculiar reason, application vendors requires specific oracle’s java version, which is annoying. The RPMs can be downloaded here. To install do: [root@fragfest ~]# rpm -ivh jdk-7u65-linux-x64.rpm If you already…

GnomeShell 3.10 extensions not loaded on startup


I’ve been using GnomeShell since Canonical shoved Unity to my face back in 2011. I recently put GnomeShell 3.10 on my Ubuntu 13.10 install, and I quite like it. Some stuff such as Gnome online accounts doesn’t work, but it’s not really a big problem for me. I do have one that nags me though….