Fix existing tabs in a file with vim

Fix existing tabs in a file with vim: :%s/\t/ /g


How to determine your version of Tomcat and Java


Use the following commands to determine what version of Tomcat and Java you are running: locate catalina.jar /usr/share/java/tomcat6/catalina.jar java -cp /usr/share/java/tomcat6/catalina.jar org.apache.catalina.util.ServerInfo Server version: Apache Tomcat/6.0.24 Server built: July 24 2015 0753 Server number: OS Name: Linux OS Version:… Continue Reading


How to get your start as a Linux Admin


How to get your start as a Linux Admin Continue Reading


Get the size of an S3 bucket with s3cmd

You can get the size of an S3 bucket with s3cmd using the following command: s3cmd du -H s3://<bucket name> It’s as easy as that.


Query to Determine Disk Space Usage for AWS MySQL RDS

The following query will show you the disk space usage for an AWS MySQL RDS in MB: SELECT table_schema, SUM(data_length + index_length)/1024/1024 AS Total_GB, SUM(data_length)/1024/1024 AS Data_GB, SUM(index_length)/1024/1024 AS Index_GB, COUNT(*) AS tables, CURDATE() AS today FROM information_schema.tables GROUP BY… Continue Reading


linux find out what is using a mount

linux find out what is using a mount Continue Reading


Windows Server 2016


So I installed Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2 tonight. I installed the non gui version known as Nano Server. The following are my initial thoughts are poking around on it for an hour or so. Very fast installation, you… Continue Reading


New site design


Just a quick update tonight. In light of feedback I have received about my site design. I decided this evening to refresh this blog with a new site design and layout.  Let me know what you think in the comments below… Continue Reading


I have failed


Here is a quick post. I have failed to complete the 100 day challenge I set out to do on the 6th of April. Yesterday I didnt manage to release a blog post. However I will not excuse this. But… Continue Reading


LFCS software management

Welcome to post 31 of my 100 day challenge. Checkout my introduction for some background. This is post thirteen of my LFCS series. In this post we will discuss installing software packages on Linux. You can go back to the overview post… Continue Reading