May 2014 archive

May 25

Resolved: Can’t play Multiplayer LAN games on Civilization 5

Resolved: Can’t play Multiplayer LAN games on Civilization 5 I had a few friends come by to play Civilization 5 (I know, its the slowest game, but at least we don’t lose against the computer). The problem we had is that one of the computers had issues connecting/creating multiplayer games. It was strange that other …

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May 07

Changes with NginX 1.4.7 – High

Changes with NginX 1.4.7 Below are the list of changes from the 1.4.6 release of NginX to version 1.4.7 This is provided as reference only and was obtained from: http://nginx.org/en/CHANGES. This update addresses a bug fix and a security issue. Because of the security issue we rate this update of high priority. Changes with nginx 1.4.7 18 Mar …

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May 07

Changes with NginX 1.4.6 – Moderate

Changes with NginX 1.4.6 Below are the list of changes from the 1.4.5 release of NginX to version 1.4.6 This is provided as reference only and was obtained from: http://nginx.org/en/CHANGES. This update mainly provides bug-fixes which are not critical. Changes with nginx 1.4.6 04 Mar 2014 *) Bugfix: the “client_max_body_size” directive might not work when reading a request body …

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May 07

Changes with NginX 1.6 – Strongly Recommended

Changes with NginX 1.6 Below are the list of changes from the 1.5.13 release of NginX to version 1.6 This is provided as reference only and was obtained from: http://nginx.org/en/CHANGES. This update makes the development / mainline version 1.5.13 part of the stable branch. Because of this several new features are included and we highly suggest people upgrade to …

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May 07

Changes with NginX 1.7 – Low

Changes with NginX 1.7 Below are the list of changes from the 1.5.13 release of NginX to version 1.7. This is provided as reference only and was obtained from: http://nginx.org/en/CHANGES. This update includes several new Features so updating to this version is not considered urgent/critical. Changes with nginx 1.7.0 24 Apr 2014 *) Feature: backend SSL certificate verification. *) …

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May 04

How to: Improve SSL performance on NginX

How to: Improve SSL performance on NginX You would be surprised but a lot of people face SSL performance issues when using NginX. I recently deployed SPDY over SSL for my sites and came to realize that SPDY was in fact much slower than using standard HTTP. I proceeded to leave SSL alone and see …

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May 04

How to: Create directory in /var/run/ at startup in Ubuntu

How to: Create directory in /var/run/ at start-up in Ubuntu As you probably have already noticed, the /var/run directory is temporary storage used by your Ubuntu system. It is mapped to your RAM disk (Ubuntu uses I think about 10% of your RAM and creates a disk mount for it. This is used for folders …

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May 04

How to: Make a directory structure in Ubuntu only if the directories do not exist

How to: Make a directory structure in Ubuntu only if the directories do not exist Lately I have been working on start up scripts but because I use temporary storage for some mounts the information contained within them is cleared with each reboot (shutdown / turn on – Windows Azure). This means that the folder …

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May 04

General Commands Manual: mkdir

General Commands Manual: mkdir   trusty (1) mkdir.1.gz Provided by: coreutils_8.21-1ubuntu5_i386 NAME mkdir – make directories SYNOPSIS mkdir [OPTION]… DIRECTORY… DESCRIPTION Create the DIRECTORY(ies), if they do not already exist. Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too. -m, –mode=MODE set file mode (as in chmod), not a=rwx – umask -p, –parents …

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