Howto reset mysql password on ubuntu server 9.10

New IBM server has arrived, its IBM X3100-42X. Standard install required; DNS, LAMP and OpenSSH server on  Ubuntu Server 9.10. Problem came when I forgot password for MySQL. I think the solution isn’t far from what I done in FreeBSD. First attempt login to MySQL server : # mysql -uroot -p Enter password: ERROR 1045 …

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Download FreeBSD 8 RC3 iso file

FreeBSD 8 RC3 already out, ready to test for all your machine. Choose your favourite forms : BootOnly CD (disc 1) DVD LifeFS MemStick Upgrade method : cvsup, use  “RELENG_8_0″ freebsd-update ( freebsd-update upgrade -r 8.0-RC3 ) More information for freebsd-update available here. More information about this RC please read release announcement.

Create tar.gz in OpenSolaris

I need to make backup for our public_html directory using tar command I used to use : tar cvzf  filename.tar.gz directory_name It work in linux or bsd but I have different situation with OpenSolaris : # uname -a SunOS TGLxxxxxxx 5.11 snv_86 i86pc i386 i86xpv # tar cvzf public_html.tar.gz public_html tar: z: unknown function modifier …

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