James John – Software Engineer



[Video] Resizing/Modifying Partitions in Linux Using GParted

Yup, you can actually create out a free partition from already existing partition in your Hard Disk with Linux GParted which is a free partition manager. Below I made a video on how to do it:  

Restore Visitors’ Original IP from CloudFlare in Apache 2.4

Earlier I made a post on My Problems with CloudFlare and this was one them, I guess they saw my post and decided to do something ๐Ÿ˜€ . Meanwhile if you are in Business Enterprise Plan in CloudFlare you can activate for the user’s real IP be sent to you via Header but, poor me… […]

Creating Wi-Fi Hotspot in Ubuntu (Visible to Android and All Devices)

Using Ubuntu, I had problems in sharing network to my SmartPhone especially Android, Ubuntu does not share an AP network which Android sees and uses but shares and Infrastructure network, of course you should know how to share ordinary Wi-Fi Hotspot in Ubuntu. Now in this post I’d be sharing how to share Wi-Fi Hotspot […]

Reset Forgotten Windows User Password Using Linux

Ye! I’m always running into issues and lucky me I always find a way out ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s crappy when you forget your Windows Password without Password Recovery Disk. There are many recovery software out there but this one of Linux is so dope and easy. NB: This post is not about pointing out one OSโ€™s […]

My Problems with CloudFlare

CloudFlare is a Content Delivery Network (CDN) and DNS manager serving as Reverse Proxy for webservers. CDN delivers front-end contents to the end user, this can be done by another server which will release load from the main server delivering the back-end content. Most CDNs are paid but right from the beginning CloudFlare has the […]

Recovering Deleted Files From An NTFS Drive Partition in Linux

Lately I mistakenly deleted my pending movies directory where movies I’ve not watched are, this was so painful to me how I was about to loose all those movies ๐Ÿ™ . Lucky me it was on another partition which was NTFS, Ubuntu ย comes with a package called ntfsundelete or you install it with: RPM: DEB: […]

Creating and Enabling Swap Memory in Ubuntu 14 & 15

A Swap File in Linux is a designated storage in Linux Filesystem where data can be stored temporarily when it can no longer be contained in the RAM, this can help prevent your Sytem from crashing. Sometimes my 4G RAM gets filled up when I’m running heavy packages which hangs my system, but with Swap; […]

Migrating To MariaDB From MySQL in Ubuntu 15.04 With Root Bug Fix

MariaDB is a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system intended to remain free under the GNU GPL. Being a fork of a leading open source software system, it is notable for being led by the original developers of MySQL, who forked it due to concerns over its acquisition by Oracle. Contributors are […]

Sublime Minifier: Minify JS & CSS in Sublime Text

To me, I can say Sublime Text is the best IDE for programming! It’s really flexible and light, the first time I jumped into Sublime, I fell in love <3 ๐Ÿ˜€ and now I’ve gotten another feature ;). My last post was about Minifying JS and CSS files with YUI Compressor and I mentioned that […]

Minify JS & CSS Files in Linux Using YUI Compressor

YUI Compressor – Yahoo! UI Compressor is a compressing tool for minifying JS and CSS files to a small size which can improve page load of your webpage, although Yahoo! is no more maintaining the package it still work great. Installing YUI Compressor This package can be found in the default .DEB system repository, so […]