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The Silver Searcher

The ack utility was designed to replace 99% of the uses of grep.

As stated in the man page

Ack searches the named input FILEs...


Greet users with the message of the day

The message of the day is known as motd. It's used to send a message to users after logging into a shell, commonly used on hosts.


Cisco ASA cheat sheet

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliancy is known as the Cisco ASA. It is used to protect networks and data centres.

It offers firewall, VPN and facilitates dynamic routing...


Getting started with Cisco Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance in AWS

I work with NATs and ACLs on Cisco ASA (Adaptive Security Appliance) in the terminal. I want a sandbox environment for me to go bonkers. I...


Migrage my search from Solr to Elasticsearch

An NRT (near-realtime) search platform. It's about a one second delay from the time a document is indexed until it is searchable.

I have been using Solr...


Installing Elasticsearch and Kibana

An NRT (near-realtime) search platform. It's about a one second delay from the time a document is indexed until it is searchable.



There are a lot of...


Uninstall an app from the terminal

I installed an application. It misbehaved.

I wanted to try out a time tracking app. It should let me track reminders and record activity spent in meetings,...


Set $JAVA_HOME in Linux

$JAVA_HOME an environment variable. It is the root path of the JRE or JDK which some applications and services use to access Java.

I know that Java...


Working With Git Remotes

I have a repository with two remotes. origin is my personal repository and bitbucket is by BitBucket repository. The nugget of this post is to push to...


Create a symlink for hidden files

I want to create a symlink for all hidden files excluding the hidden directories. I want to put my configuration files in my home directory into version...


Why I Create Atomic Commits In Git

I wrote about crafting changes into small atomic commits using Git. It looked like there was some confusion. I want to share what I understand about atomic and...


How To Craft Your Changes Into Small Atomic Commits Using Git

Small, atomic commits makes it easier for code reviews, browsing the history and reverting changes. Life happens and commits can touch more lines and files than I...


Using the tar Command in Linux

I used to right-click on a zipped file and manage the archive using the GUI. Gone are those days. Now I mainly work with tar files...


Checking Disk Usage in Linux

I had to find out much free space was available on a file system on a Linux server. Now getting this information on the GUI is simple...