4 cool tricks to do with MPlayerview story

http://www.linuxandlife.com – MPlayer is a very common tool in the Linux world, it is usually used for watching videos or running audios. However, MPlayer has many more features and options. (Distributions)

How to force a new Notification in notify-osd to show up without waiting for the earlier one to exit?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I have made a script(and a .desktop shortcut leading to this script) for starting and stoping xampp... It checks the status of xampp and accordingly either starts or stops xampp. Now i have assigned a notification as soon as the script is started to display "Starting xampp..." or "Stopping xampp..." and then when xampp is started or stopped,it displays "Xampp started..." or "Xampp stopped..." I (HowTos)

Nginx static files exclude one or some file extensionsview story

http://serverfault.com – I'm serving up a static site via nginx. location ~* \.(avi|bin|bmp|dmg|doc|docx|dpkg|exe|flv|gif|htm|html|ico|ics|img|jpeg|jpg|m2a|m2v|mov|mp3|mp4|mpeg|mpg|msi|pdf|pkg|png|ppt|pptx|ps|rar|rss|rtf|swf|tif|tiff|txt|wmv|xhtml|xls|xml|zip)$ { root /var/www/html1; access_log off; expires 1d; } And my goal is to exclude requests like http://connect1.webinar.ru/converte (HowTos)

Clean desktop filesview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – This is very uglyand 4 times the same thing? What do they do anyways?This is how it should look like:Because the wine-developers seem to be busy with more important things I threw together a little python script that will do the job. It will not only fix Wine's .desktop entries, but also merge duplicate ones.I can't guarantee that this script will work. (HowTos)

FilesMatch to disable access to other extensionsview story

http://serverfault.com – I put this in httpd.conf Reloaded apache. <FilesMatch "\.(gif|jpe?g|png)$"> Order allow,deny Deny from all </FilesMatch> I'm expecting no files to be accessible from browser except image files, but I can access no probs test.php what am I doing wrong? (HowTos)

webserver horrible slow, sometimes incredible fastview story

http://serverfault.com – i am running a small community ( 6000+ Members ) on a non-virtual 64-bit ubuntu 11.04 system. I am not a Linux-pro, not even advanced, i just tried to setup a webserver, which does nothing special actually. Delivering some dynamic PHP and RoR websites is its task. So it might be that my configuration files do look horrible bad. (HowTos)

How to set retraction on uploading file type or extensions?view story

http://forums.cpanel.net – Hi, I want to limit only files with approved extensions such as ".gif", ".jpeg", ".doc", etc. are allowed to be uploaded to the web server. (HowTos)

View Images and GIFs in the Terminalview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I got somewhat bored and thought it would be funny to display images in the terminal.I'm sure that there are already millions of other scripts out there that accomplish the same thing, but...I don't know. (HowTos)

Restricting access to one controller of an MVC app with Nginxview story

http://serverfault.com – I have an MVC app where one controller needs to be accessible only from several ips(this controller is an oauth token callback trap - for google/fb api tokens). (HowTos)

Emulate nginx proxy configuration in apache with mod_proxy, how to?view story

http://serverfault.com – I have a working configuration in nginx which is like this server { listen 80; server_name example.com; location / { proxy_pass; proxy_redirect default; proxy_set_header Host $host; proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr; proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for; client_max_b (HowTos)