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Silviu Dicu
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MongoDB shell - query collections with special characters
From time to time I found in MongoDB collections that have characters that get interpreted by the mongo shell in
a different way and you can't use it as is. Some example: If your collection name is Items:SubItems and you try to query as you would normally d...

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Password recovery on Zabbix server UI
In case you need it ... Obtain access to the database for read/write (for mysql this is what you need) update zabbix.users set passwd=md5('mynewpassword') where alias='Admin';

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Netcat HTTP server
Netcat is a very versatile program used for network communications - the place to find it is . Often I need to test different programs with a dummy HTTP server, so using netcat for this is very easy. Lt's say you want to respond with HTTP code 200 ... this ...

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Backups with Duplicity and Dropbox
Dropbox is a very popular service for file storage, the way the service works will synchronize by default all your files across your devices. This is important to know since you will be backing up data into Dropbox and you don't want to download the backups...

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Sublime Text X11 Forward - linux headless
On a newer editors (compared with Vim or Emacs) is Sublime Text . Has many useful features and is quite popular these days, combined with the vintage_keys enabled (vim emulation) is quite interesting. This post shows what I did to have sublime text 3 workin...

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Vagrant with libvirt(KVM) Ubuntu14
Vagrant doesn't have an official provider for libvirt but there is a plugin
that allows to run via libvirt KVM on Linux. First you would think why not VirtualBox/VmWare etc. - simply because KVM is built
in and is very lightweight(especially if you run it o...
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