Open network access for mysql on ubuntu server

Error message came out when I try to access new vps server : $ mysql -ubox-p -h box.rasyid.net Enter password: ERROR 2003 (HY000): Can’t connect to MySQL server on ‘box.rasyid.net’ (61) Edit my.cf file : # nano /etc/mysql/my.cnf find this line : bind-address           = 127.0.0.1 add # in the front into #bind-address           = 127.0.0.1 save …

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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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How to change proxy information on ubuntu server

New motherboard has come and I ask my friend to install Ubuntu Hardy 8.0.4.3 . Everything is fine except proxy section when I try to apt-get update. # apt-get update Err http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security Release.gpg Could not resolve ’172.88.1.3;3128′ Err http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main Translation-en_US Could not resolve ’172.88.1.3;3128′ Err http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/restricted Translation-en_US Could not resolve ’172.88.1.3;3128′ Err …

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How to change timezone on ubuntu

One of my friend server must get reconfigure its clock each time, specially when the server get reboot after lamp problem. Until he realized the timezone is different. Here’s quick way to change it : # dpkg-reconfigure tzdata Current default timezone: ‘Asia/Jakarta’ Local time is now:      Sat Oct  3 13:02:53 WIT 2009. Universal Time is …

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How to extend / renew flickr pro account

My wife flickr account pro almost expire, it will expire on October 2009. Since she stay at my mother in law house with our newly born child she ask me to renew her account on flickr. I thought the process is quite clear but I’ll post it for some people that might have difficult on …

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