Category: "Unix"

Mount Windows share in Linux system

August 1st, 2014
Using a text editor, create a file for your remote servers logon credential: gedit ~/.smbcredentials Enter your Windows username and password in the file: username=msusername password=mspassword chmod 600 ~/.smbcredentials Edit your /etc/fst… more »

Linux Firewall

July 4th, 2013
To block a specific IP address from access to you (Ubuntu) system: sudo iptables -A INPUT -s -j DROP TO remove this entry: sudo iptables -D INPUT -s -j DROP To just list current firewall rules: sudo iptables --list more »

Simple Website monitor

November 2nd, 2012
Here is a very simple solution I needed to monitor the availability of a specific server using its IP address within the internal network. Is was necessary after the server's IP address, that is used in third party software to provide specific services, was "stolen" by other machines. more »

Data Processing with Biopieces

August 2nd, 2012
There is a fine set of scripts that form an orderely pipeline (or framework) to process bioinformatics data on the Unix command line called biopieces. more »

Building Config Files from a Skeleton

July 12th, 2012
To run programs or pipelines automatically it is often necessary to create or adjust configuration files. Ideally this should be done dynamically by a script from a skeleton (layout) file, replacing placeholder with the adjusted values. more »