Autostart any GUI app in Manjaro

In this example I will autostart the GUI package manager of Manjaro. Create a file e.g. ~/.config/autostart/pamac-manager.desktop In that file put: [Desktop Entry] Terminal=false Name=pamac-manager Type=Application Exec=/usr/bin/pamac-manager Icon=pamac-manager Comment=Package Manager In the Exec line put the path to your executable file. The rest you can probably guess. Source:

April 30, 2021

Linux & OSX: Get file encoding

Sometime you need to know what’s your file encoding? Is it UTF-8, ISO 8859-1, ASCII or Windows 1252? You can find this out by using the file Unix command. Linux: file -i <filename> Mac OSX: file -I <filename> Example usage: username@server ~$ file -i somefile.php somefile.php: text/x-php; charset=us-ascii username@server ~$ file -i myutf8file.txt myutf8file.txt: text/plain; charset=utf-8 username@server ~$ file -i username.tar.bz2 username.tar.bz2: application/x-bzip2; charset=binary username@server ~$ If you want only the encoding....

September 28, 2018

GIT: Get remote repository URL

So you need the remote repository URL. Maybe because you are trying to git add remote. You can type the below text to get the full info (needs to be done inside the folder you are working in): git remote show origin OR git config --get remote.origin.url After you know this, if you want you can create a new remote branch git add remote <name you want for your new branch> <URL you just got> git add remote newbranch git@hostedgit....

September 27, 2018

PHP: Curl vs file_get_contents benchmark

I benchmarked curl vs file_get_contents in getting headers only and returning the HTTP Status Code. Here are the results: kevinkivi@server:~/my/secret/directory$ php curlvsfgctest.php Testing curl speed Domain: Status: 301 Domain: Status: 301 Domain: Status: 301 Domain: Status: 301 Domain: Status: 301 Curl speed was 0.35739207267761 Testing file\_get\_contents speed Domain: Status: HTTP/1.0 301 Moved Permanently Domain: Status: HTTP/1.0 301 Moved Permanently Domain: Status: HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently Domain: http://theguardian....

August 13, 2018

Javascript: Cronometer ratio changer

I created a script (with the help of my wife) which can change the ratio of foods. E.g.To make new food in Cronometer such as date paste, export “Dates” JSON from Cronometer. Then import the file. If the date paste is 15% water and 85% dates, then make the multiplier 0.85 and name it as you want. View at JSFiddle:

July 21, 2018

cPanel: Listing all domains

I made a bash script listing all main domains and addon domains (for certain user by username or domain or for all users) in cPanel. Usage: lsdom [OPTION] [INPUT] Example: lsdom [cPanel username] Lists domains for certain user by username or domain or for all users Options: -d [domain] Displays all domains of the user of the input domain. -a, --all Lists all domains. -v, --version Displays version. -h, --help This help page....

February 11, 2018

Ubuntu: Loading Photos from Nikon D3300 DSLR Camera

I had some trouble loading photos from my Nikon D3300 camera. I had the USB cable, which came with and connected my PC to it. The camera was on. I use Xubuntu. My file manager is Thunar. The camera would appear in the file manager. Whenever I would try to browse the files in the camera, Thunar would freeze. gvfsd-ghoto2 would use up a huge chunk of the CPU. I would then have to close Thunar and try again....

February 10, 2018

cPanel: Listing all non-self-signed certificates

I made a bash script listing all non-self-signed certificates (for certain user by username or domain or for all users) in cPanel. Usage: lrcert [OPTION] [INPUT] Example: lrcert [cPanel username] Options: -d [domain] Displays all certificates of the owner of the domain. -a, --all Lists all certificates of all cPanel users -v, --version Displays version. -h, --help This help page. GitHub:

February 10, 2018

Echoing multiline in linux terminal

There are at least three fun ways to echo multiline to a file. We are going to look at doing the output twice, the heredoc -method and writing multiline using double quotes. 1. Output twice I think this is the simplest and most intuitive method if you are familiar with linux output redirection. user@server:~/projects/blog\_content$ echo "This file is" >> multiline.txt user@server:~/projects/blog\_content$ echo "multiline" >> multiline.txt user@server:~/projects/blog\_content$ cat multiline.txt This file is multiline 2....

February 3, 2018

PHP: API Class

I built a simple to use class in PHP for the API. It supports all of Namecheap’s API methods. I released the code on GitHub. Example of usage: <?php require 'namecheap.class.php'; $username = 'YOUR USERNAME'; $apiKey = 'YOUR API KEY'; $clientIp = 'IP WHERE THIS YOUR SCRIPT IS HOSTED'; $namecheap = new Namecheap ($username, $apiKey, $clientIp) ; $data\["Command"\] = "namecheap.ssl.getList"; $returned = $namecheap->request($data); print\_r($returned) ?>GitHub release:

May 16, 2017