Linux, MySQL and More
These are the interesting tidbits we have encountered that need to be shared with the world. Interesting tips, tricks and general information about Linux, MySQL, PHP and other tech areas.
FireFox out of the box has issues running external links such as SSH or TELNET. The solution is quite simple. Just create a script that can do the work you want done and tell FireFox where that script is located.
This is a manual process but it is pretty simple. Just follow the instructions and you should have your WiFi back online in no time. This also solves the issue of the WiFi freezing up every so often.
This is a configuration where data can be written to two different MySQL servers and changes made on either server will be sent over to the other so both have all of the changes.
This one tripped me up so I hope this helps you. Moving the binlog, relaylog or even the data itself to another drive or folder is really easy as long as you know the secret.
By default, Ubuntu and some other versions of Linux will stop the boot process and prompt you to take action if a degraded RAID is found. On an interactive system, this is fine but on a system that is often unattended this is a problem because it will prevent booting.
There are a couple ways to renew an IP address using the Linux command line.