I had issues with my mobile and reset it without taking back up of Google authenticator. Guess what, now I have no access to the worpress.com account to which my blog was linked. Tried everything and when nothing worked, had to create a new account in worespress.com…. Hopefully my subscribers will not have any issues… Read More


So, the other day, I wanted to have squid store its pid in the regular ‘var/run’ directory. Good simple enough – just add the following to “/etc/squid/squid.conf” : pid_filename /var/run/squid/squid.pid and create the /var/run/squid directory. Simple, hold on not so fast. Reboot and psssst.. ‘/var/run/squid’ is gone. Finally found that /var/run is handled by systemd-tmpfiles… Read More


In the recent versions of Fedora/Ubuntu, I found that if the DHCP server assigns a reserved address, the address is not applied to the system. Finally I found that adding the below in /etc/dhcp/dhclient.conf, would fix the issue. send dh-client-identifier = hardware; Like this:Like Loading…… Read More