Windows 7 god mode

Today I stumbled onto Window’s secret “god mode”. Well, it’s basically a special folder containing all system settings. Create a new folder and call it “GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}”. The folder icon will change to the control panel icon if it worked.  Open the folder and enjoy your new god like windows power 😀 The code:

Installing RHEL EPEL Repo on CentOS 5.x

Had to get collectd going on a CentOS 5.8 environment today. The EPEL repo was needed to get the packages. Here’s how to add the EPEL repo to CentOS 5.x cd /tmp wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/5/x86_64/epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm rpm -Uvh epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm

Kill Unresponsive remote SSH Sessions

I spend a lot of time working with ssh terminals over very slow connections. One common  issue that crops up often  is unresponsive terminals. Closing the terminal is what most of us would go with but then you would have to go through the login workflow again.  If you had to login to 3 servers…

See Your Folks

Let’s face it, Nowadays we’re always too busy to visit our folks. I’m guilty of the same crime 🙁 I stumbled on to “See You Folks” today. Put together by 4 guys under 24 hours with the goal to raise awareness about death. Give it your parent’s location, age and average visits and you’ll know…

What is my Gnome Shell version?

What version of the GNOME Shell am I running? You can quickly find out your GNOME Shell version be running “gnome-shell –version” danesh@r2d2:~$ gnome-shell –version GNOME Shell 3.8.2 This is also an indicator to which version of GNOME you are running.