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Handy Tips and Tricks For Finding Linux Disk Usage

I’ve no idea how I know that df -h is how you find disk free space… if you want to do more directory based stuff, then this blog is for you: http://www.codecoffee.com/tipsforlinux/articles/22.html I’m glad they wrote it so I don’t

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Cool Message of the day on Amazon Linux

If you want a cool banner showing the machine ID on your Amazon linux box on EC2, then here is how I’ve achieved it. You’ll need to install “figlet” using Then all you need to do is create the following

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Cloud server fun

Here are some field notes on setting up a couple of cloud servers with the wonderful Digital Ocean for the purposes of running a small web application. I’m using their 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04. You attach to this using putty. On first login

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