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July, 2010

  • 8 July

    How to Search a MySQL Database

    With web-based control panels and web software like phpMyAdmin, you have numerous options available for searching a MySQL Database. If the need should ever arise where those tools are not available, however, it is a good idea to know how to search a database from the command line. To search …

June, 2010

  • 11 June

    Google Boosts Its Servers with Caffeine

    Although I am sure plenty of Google employees dope up on gallons of coffee per day, this is not about that kind of caffeine. Google announced on their blog that they are changing the way their servers index sites. As with anything related to Google searching, this is particularly relevant …

  • 2 June

    How to Display Files Modified Today

    There are many ways to search Linux files and directories using grep, find, or locate. All of them find files that match certain search parameters, usually words or characters. On a Linux server, you can also find any files that were modified within the current day. This is useful for …

April, 2010

  • 12 April

    Finding Linux files with "locate"

    There are a few of ways to find files on a Linux server, but most of them involve actually searching through each file in the filesystem until the correct one is located. This can be time consuming and taxing on the server’s CPU load, especially if you have a lot …

February, 2010

  • 1 February

    Whois searching from the Linux command line

    There are many web-based Whois search tools and even some desktop ones available for free use, but with the “whois” command on your Linux server, you can use it to perform more complex tasks and even automate the process. For example, you can type: whois internetblog.org.uk It will return the …

July, 2009

  • 22 July

    Court rejects suit on Google search results

    A British court has rejected a website owner’s complaint against Google for defamatory words in its search results. The problem started with the search results of a website owned by Designtechnica Corp., which apparently displayed offensive words regarding Metropolitan International Schools Limited (MIS), based in the UK.. The website hosts …