how to setuid for a file in linux

qalc or qalculate calculator in linux command line

SetUID stands for set user id on execution. The Linux systems allow for elevated or escalated privileges when executing files. This is a special type of permission that can be set on the file in addition to the usual set of file permissions. When the setuid is set on an executable file, the users can execute that file with the…

the recipe to the armour cocktail: a manhattan variation

armour drink recipe

The Armour Cocktail is a classic drink which dates all the way to the early 20th century. The drink has since lost its popularity and is hardly seen in modern days. The recipe to the drink first appeared in the early edition of Straub’s Manual of Mixed Drinks published in the 1910s. You could see that the drink is very similar…

how to make a rusty nail cocktail drink

rusty nail cokctail

The Rusty Nail is one of the classic drinks that dates back to the early 20th century. The drink contains just two ingredients and is a very simple drink to make. The base ingredient is the Scotch Whisky, while the other is a liqueur that is based on Whisky. Despite the simplicity of the drink, it has been one of…

how to enable and disable syntax highlighting in vi or vim editor

vi syntax on and off

Syntax Highlighting is a feature where the readability of the displayed text is enhanced by showing certain words, phrases or keywords in differing colors or fonts. This is especially useful when viewing source code of various programming, scripting or markup languages. In fact any text with an associated grammar can have syntax highlighting. Integrated Development Environments (IDE) or Programming Editors…

how to use brace expansion characters in linux command line and shell scripts

brace expansion notation in linux command shell

If you are a Linux power user, you are probably working a lot with command shell both the command line interface (CLI) as well as shell scripts. Linux command line provides a lot of flexibility and powerful options when working with different commands: regular expressions, wildcards, meta characters, operators, file and i/o redirection, brace expansion etc etc. We will see…

what are server response codes and how do they relate to seo?

broken links detection with wget

HTTP status codes are three digits numbers that are returned by a web server in response to a web request by a client. This code provides some general information about the status of the request to the client. The server response may (or may not) also contain a descriptive text regarding the status of the request. The IANA (Internet Assigned…

how to find out what keywords your competitors are using for marketing

Find keywords with keyword planner

One of the most important factors that determines the success (and cost) of your online marketing campaign is the┬ácompetition. It determines how much or what share of the traffic you get and also how much money you have to spend for getting that. As you can imagine, the higher the competition the higher the cost of marketing. One part of…

how to set or change your homepage in mozilla firefox

Home page settings in Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox has several options to configure the start or home page in the browser. The home page button allows you to easily go to a specific webpage or URL. This is probably a website that you visit very often and is also your start page. There are a couple of different ways to set the home page on the…

understanding log files in linux…where to look when things go wrong

log files in the linux systems

If you spend any amount of time working on Linux environments, either as an user or as an administrator then it is inevitable that you will need to check the log files at some point. It is quite possible that the system or an application is misbehaving or is not working and the best way to fix the issue would be…

how to change users or profile in mozilla firefox

Profile Manager in Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular web browsers out there today. The firefox browser has the ability to support multiple users or profiles. This functionality works more as a way to provide the ability to separate data and configuration rather than to provide any kind of security. A Profile in Firefox is a set of files that hold the personal…