Why is my Linux root partition full?

Oh my... nothing puts a server down on its knees more than a root partition with 0% free space. Oh well, ok, maybe being dugg beats it. But still, when you have a full partition, you're in trouble... First thing is to find what is using that much spac… more »

USA Immigrant Visa

Today my passport came back in the mail. It had a cool sticker in it: That's what happens when you play the green card lottery. Beware: it doesn't only happen to others!! You play... you wait... you forget about it... you're asked for a lot for… more »

About Apple Design

"Apple's design is supposed to be the ultimate perfection in 21st century computing. We should all learn from them." I get that a lot when discussing b2evolution's user interface (which, btw, I like to think has improved significantly in version 2.0.… more »

Getting a lot of traffic with BlogRush

By now you must have seen quite a few of those BlogRush widgets in blog sidebars... Heck, there's even one on this blog. I've put it up almost when it launched despite my skepticism about why the blog world would need yet another badgy widgety thing...… more »

How to check what MySQL version I am using?

In order to determine which MySQL version you're running you can type the following command: mysql -V Sample results: # mysql -V mysql Ver 14.7 Distrib 4.1.11, for pc-linux-gnu (i386) # mysql -V mysql Ver 14.12 Distrib 5.0.32, for pc-linux-gnu… more »