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10 of the Best Defaults Write Commands to Improve Mac OS X

Most Mac OS X preferences are managed through easily accessible control panels, but going behind the scenes with defaults write commands can lead to some genuinely useful tweaks that can only be made through the command line. This list represents a compilation of some of the best defaults write commands out there, and even if […]


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TCP Tweaks

I can’t remember what I was looking at for this, but I know I had to store these for some reason. Will update the post once I figure it out. sysctl -w net.ipv4.tcp_wmem="4096 32768 4194304" sysctl -w net.ipv4.tcp_adv_win_scale=7 sysctl -w net.ipv4.tcp_ecn=1


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Shell script as a daemon

Ever need to have a bash script put itself to the background on startup. Some call it daemonizing.. if [ "x$1" != "x–" ]; then $0 — 1> ~/myscript.out.log 2> ~/myscript.err.log & exit 0 fi


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Fedora eth0 to eth1

If you ever find your self wondering why your replacement ethernet NIC is being renamed from eth0 -> eth1, then check out the file /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules. It contains lines like the following… # This file was automatically generated by the /lib/udev/write_net_rules # program run by the persistent-net-generator.rules rules file. # # You can modify it, as […]


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Website and download Mirrors

Hello All, Due to a lack of spare time and resources, I will no longer be providing the mirrrors for websites and download mirrors. Thankyou  to all that have assisted and contributed over the years the mirrors have been operating. These mirrors are scheduled to be removed on 1st December. Please arrange for alternate download […]