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Upcoming new v8-stable

A new rsyslog v8-stable is coming up soon. It will not just be the next iteration of 8.2, instead it will be a new feature release based on the current 8.3 devel. So be prepared to welcome 8.4. Frequent followers may wonder why 8.4 is ready. Originally, we planned to release it after the summer break. The reason is simple: its ready to come up, albeit with a little less functionality than originally anticipated.

Ping all IP’s in a subnet

 
We can use nmap command to ping all IP’s in subnet.
If you don’t have nmap installed in your machine install nmap with following command:
$ apt-get install nmap
Use following command to ping all IP’s in a subnet:
$ nmap -n -sP 192.168.2.0/26
Output:

Ping all IP’s in a subnet

 
We can use nmap command to ping all IP’s in subnet.
If you don’t have nmap installed in your machine install nmap with following command:
$ apt-get install nmap
Use following command to ping all IP’s in a subnet:
$ nmap -n -sP 192.168.2.0/26
Output:

How to resize a picture using command-line tools

Occasionally, I need to resize an image. For instance, Google+ refuses to use my favorite portrait as my profile picture. The reason is that the portrait is smaller than the minimum requirement of 250 x 250 pixels. To scale the image, I can opt for a GUI tool such as GIMP or Pinta. This post explores the scaling of pictures using command-line tools.

mutt – send mails with attachments

 
By using mutt we can send mails with attachments from command line.
Install mutt:
$ apt-get install mutt
Send mail with attachment:
$ mutt -s "PFA" -a attachment.txt user@example.com < body.txt

or

$ echo "body text here" | mutt -s "PFA" -a t.txt user@example.com
Send mail without attachment:

mutt – send mails with attachments

 
By using mutt we can send mails with attachments from command line.
Install mutt:
$ apt-get install mutt
Send mail with attachment:
$ mutt -s "PFA" -a attachment.txt user@example.com < body.txt

or

$ echo "body text here" | mutt -s "PFA" -a t.txt user@example.com
Send mail without attachment:

New Whitepaper: Gain Total Control Over Oracle License Costs

Posted on Mon 23, by mokumI am very pleased to announce my latest Oracle whitepaper, Gain Total Control Over Oracle License Costs
 
When it comes to

Roddy Rodstein - Mokum Solutions

Roddy Rodstein.
Roddy is one of the most respected Oracle Cloud Computing experts, having designed and managed many of the world’s largest and most complex Oracle clouds. Before establishing Mokum in March 2011, Roddy spent three years at Oracle on the Oracle VM and Oracle Linux team designing and supporting Oracle's largest and most complex customer environments.

Introducing the Oracle VM Labs

Posted on Mon 23, by mokumGreetings,
 
I am very pleased to announce our latest Oracle Cloud resource, the Oracle VM Labs. We are

The Docker exploit and the security of containers

We normally only cover news and information directly related to Xen in this channel, but we thought it might be useful to briefly expand our scope a bit to mention the recent discussion about the Docker security exploit.

What’s the news?

Well to begin with, a few weeks ago Docker 1.0 was released, just in time for DockerCon.

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