Once you’ve created the partition and added the file system it’s time to mount
mkfs is just a front end for the commands that actually do the job
Logical Volume Manager is an elegant way to manage storage on a Linux system
Warning: Severe Tire Damage
Fun fact: If you’re trying to add/update a theme or plugin and WordPress is giving you errors like “Could not copy files” or “Could not copy xxx.xxx” on a Linux (at least Ubuntu family) machine you should check your permissions.
When I moved the wordpress directory into the web root for Apache all of the files were owned by root. In order for WordPress to do its thing all of the files should be owned by the www-data user. You can fix this by using the chown command like so:
sudo chown -R www-data:www-data wordpress
…changing ‘wordpress’ of course to whatever your wordpress directory is named. This will save you a ton of time and frustration.
Whatever you do don’t just chmod everything to 777. Anyone who tells you to do that is not your real friend.
Working on a function based shape drawer for python using the turtle library.
The quota package is not often installed by default
If you’re not running as root you’ll have to sudo to change files owned by anyone but you.
Most modern laptops have wireless built in. For those without PCMIA or USB NICs are available
Today’s new assignment in IT 160 was to use wireshark to pull the plaintext password as it was sent over ftp.