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Shutdown computer as non root user

sudo The program sudo allows normal users to execute certain root-only commands. Which users are authorized to run which commands is specified in the /etc/sudoers file. This should only be edited with the command visudo. For example, suppose I wanted to add a group of users who are allowed to shut down the machine. So […]

New (not cool) PS3 update

The next system software update for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) system has been released on April 1, 2010 (JST), and will disable the “Install Other OS” feature that was available on the PS3 systems prior to the current slimmer models, launched in September 2009. This feature enabled users to install an operating system, but due […]

Nieuw mailinglist systeempje, super simpel

Eindelijk is het zover, het nieuwe mailen is begonnen 🙂 Op basis van een mail systeempje dat we al een tijdje in websites inbouwen van Formatics hebben we een losstaand systeem gemaakt waarmee het mogelijk is eenvoudig te mailen. Het systeem bestaat uit een slim frontend editing CMS waardoor je heel simpel de nieuwsbrief in elkaar […]

Crontab: a Quick reference

cron is a utility that you can use to schedule and automate tasks. By defining items in the cron table, called crontab, you can schedule any script or program to run on almost any sort of schedule. For example, run a program each day 5 minutes after midnight on mondays, wednesdays and fridays. Or schedule something […]

Usplash modding

HOW-TO make custom usplash art After only being able to find posts of people asking this question i decided to explore and find out how to do it. Great thanks to garry for his tuto at –…onID=21&page=1 So first things first, create an image you wont to use for usplash try and keep the colours […]

Reverse SSH tunnel

Als linux guru wil je graag per SSH van alles doen maar wat nou als de linux computer waar je op wil inloggen zich in een ander netwerk bevind, achter een router/firewall? De oplossing is het gebruik van een reverse SSH tunnel. Je laat de andere computer dan een data connectie opzetten naar een computer […]

Allow javascript to close a firefox window

Just as a quick reminder for myself; firefox diasallows closing the window with javascript, sometimes, e.g. on a kiosk comp, it’s very handy to have the browser closed by javascript. 1. Type about:config in the address bar and press Enter. 2. Find the setting dom.allow_scripts_to_close_windows. 3. Double-click on the setting to set it to true to enable scripts to […]