Kieran Barnes - Independent PHP, WordPress, Woocommerce & CakePHP Programmer

Find text within files

Stuck trying to find text within files on Linux? cd /directory_tree_you_want_to_search find . -type f -exec grep -l “string to find” {} \; -print Easy!

Using rsync to maintain backups on Linux

Following on from my previous article, regarding Setting up and using NFS on Ubuntu, here’s how I keep backups for quite a few clients. On a particular site I maintain a single backup server that several clients backup to on a nightly basis.

System Monitoring on Ubuntu in 30 seconds

Installing munin has to be the fastest and simplest way of installing a visual system monitor on Linux. Website Blurb: Munin the monitoring tool surveys all your computers and remembers what it saw. It presents all the information in graphs through a web interface. Its emphasis is on plug and play capabilities. After completing a installation a high number of monitoring plugins will be playing with no more effort.