Jul 262012
 
Linux command line: searching for files and file paths

Finding files and file paths within your directory structure: There are many different ways to search within linux based command line. Some of the easier ways will be touched within this post. Keep in mind that you can always use the manual to tell you all the functions of a particular command. Type ‘man’ followed by a space and the command you wish to learn more about. Lets get started with the different commands that […]

Jul 132012
 
vBulletin and Wordpress database backup via Shell access (SSH)

For those of you that run VB(vBulletin) forums or your personal blog/business site using WordPress(WP) you will likely want to backup your databases from time to time. The obvious factor is that you should have a CRON job setup to automatically backup your database for your site and you can manually download your database backups at your leisure. Some prerequisites that you will need to know about before you start. Note: text between the ‘ […]