If you have ever tried to figure out why Linux is running low on memory, you will agree that the memory usage information provided by the kernel is not easy to understand. This post explains what Pss means in the /proc/PID/smaps file.
Since PowerShell is now open source and cross-platform, we can now perform PowerShell magic right inside Linux boxes. If this isn’t exciting, what is?! Here’s an example of how to execute PowerShell scripts (or commands) from PHP code on a Linux VM.
WP-Cron is how WordPress handles time-based job scheduling on sites. Sort of like the Linux cron utility. But WP-Cron could be very resource intensive since it executes on every page load. I share some insights/solutions to the problem in this post.
If you do any volume of work with PuTTY, you would have encountered its default and annoying timeouts which continuously force you to re-login multiple times. This article explains a simple setting to ensure your PuTTY sessions NEVER time out again.
This is a follow-up to my in-depth article on Port Forwarding (which is often needed for RDP). In addition to discussing Windows Remote Desktop setup, TeamViewer is explained as a versatile, cross-platform option for remote controlling your computer.
The regular plugin-based methods for noindexing pages may not work for files and the question becomes: How do we hide (noindex) files in WordPress from search engines? In this article, I explain a solution to this problem and I demonstrate with live example files how you can hide (noindex) other types of media like PDF and Excel files in WordPress.