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Running Linux Programs at Boot Time

If, like me, you want to easily have some program start every time you boot up your Linux server, you need to find and edit the rc.local file in your file-system. /etc/rc.local is really a simple place to put shell commands and/or scripts you want to run when booting up.

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Configuring iptables for Webmin Servers Index Module

Earlier today I implemented stricter iptables rules on this web server – finally completing one essential task I have been ignoring for so long. Minutes later, just when I was beginning to feel good about myself, on a remote server some place else, the Webmin System and Server Status module there was reporting that it could no longer access this server!

Damn.

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Compress Your Web Site

You know how to turn compression on for one or more web pages with PHP, but what if you want to enable compression for your entire web site?

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GID Spam Detector 1.1.0

Updated my plugin, GID Spam Detector, to version 1.1.0 today.

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Match IP in CIDR

Recently, I needed a simple PHP function that will match an IP Address in a CIDR block.