Nokia Open Source Web browser for S60 Smartphones

Nokia unveiled the new Web browser for its world leading smartphone software, S60 platform aimed to provide smartphone users with a true Web experience when browsing full Web pages on the Internet using a smartphone. “The new Web browser for S60 is based on the WebCore and JavaScriptCore components of Apple’s Safari Web Kit, the industry’s smallest(…)

Download Apple Safari 4: World’s Fastest Browser

Now you can download the latest Apple Safari 4 web browser. Launching its latest beta version, Apple calls it the world’s fastest web browser for Mac and Windows computers. Apple Safari 4 powered by the new Nitro JavaScript engine claims to execute JavaScript 30 times faster than IE 7 and 3 times faster than Firefox 3; it loads HTML web(…)

How to regedit or edit registry in Windows

Regedit, which is built-in in Windows 2000, XP and Vista, enables you to view, find, and modify settings in your system registry. A registry contains information about how your computer runs. Regedit can be very risky so make sure to back up, export everything before you change anything. 1. Click Start, and then click Run.(…)

How to Install and Configure iptables under CentOS

Working with iptables from the command line requires root privileges, so you will need to become root for most things we will be doing. Iptables should be installed by default on all CentOS 3.x, 4.x and 5.x installations. You can check to see if iptables is installed on your system by: $ rpm -q iptables(…)

How to convert a table from one storage engine to another in MySQL

 MySQL supports several storage engines that act as handlers for different table types. MySQL storage engines include both those that handle transaction-safe tables and those that handle non-transaction-safe tables: MyISAM manages non-transactional tables. It provides high-speed storage and retrieval, as well as fulltext searching capabilities. MyISAM is supported in all MySQL configurations, and is the default storage engine(…)

How to Improve MySQL Replication Performance

  As the number of slaves connecting to a master increases, the load, although minimal, also increases, as each slave uses up a client connection to the master. Also, as each slave must receive a full copy of the master binary log, the network load on the master may also increase and start to create(…)

Database Replication in MySQL – Step by Step Guide

Replication enables data from one MySQL database server (called the master) to be replicated to one or more MySQL database servers (slaves). Replication is asynchronous – your replication slaves do not need to be connected permanently to receive updates from the master, which means that updates can occur over long-distance connections and even temporary solutions(…)

How to configure Virtual Hosting using Apache 2 on Ubuntu

Virtual Hosting allow web servers to host more than one website on a sing machine. This is how sharing hosting works. I become pretty handy as well while develloping different web project on the same machine and allows you to access to your local repository using addresses such as http://dev.mysite.com instead of http://localhost/~myuser/myproject/ :) .(…)

How to configure xinetd package in fedora

 xinetd, the eXtended InterNET Daemon, is an open-source daemon which runs on many Linux and Unix systems and manages Internet-based connectivity. It offers a more secure extension to or version of inetd, the Internet daemon. xinetd performs the same function as inetd: it starts programs that provide Internet services. Instead of having such servers started(…)

How to Manage xinetd Programs

Many network enabled Linux applications don’t rely on themselves to provide restricted access or bind to a particular TCP port; instead they often offload a lot of this work to a program suite made just for this purpose, xinetd. The xinetd RPM is installed by default in Fedora Linux and uses /etc/xinetd.conf as its main(…)

How to Run quotacheck command

When each quota-enabled file system is remounted, the system is now capable of working with disk quotas. However, the file system itself is not yet ready to support quotas. To do this, you must first run quotacheck. The quotacheck command examines quota-enabled file systems, building a table of the current disk usage for each one. This table is(…)