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Best MySQL GUI clients

mysql gui clients

The best MySQL GUI client is the one that does all or most of the tasks much easier and faster than by any other method. But the selection of tasks varies from person to person, whether one is an administrator, a developer or both.

In this article we’re going to look at the optimal mix for both types of usage and highlight ones that are more suitable for MySQL administration and database development.

The best MySQL GUI clients in ranking order Navicat

The best of breed in my opinion is Navicat. They used to have a free version, but apparently not anymore. The premium ...

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Listed in MySQL, Web Development

Tags: client, database, GUI, MySQL, navicat

Top 5 Overlooked SEO Mistakes

overlooked seo mistakes

There are a lot of talk about SEO since Panda and Penguin, and lots of web masters are trying to cope with the changes that impacted their site traffic. Some of the common pundits are little content vs. html markup code, automated content generation by web scraping, keyword stuffing, buying external links to increase page rank among many more.

Since Google has been fairly vague about the implications in Panda and Penguin, speculations about what impacts Google Search ranking are rampant and highly discussed. Here are 5 mistakes that are not commonly discussed when trying to improve a site’s ranking and should ...

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Listed in Useful Stuff, Web Development

Tags: panda, penguin, SEO

OS X Mavericks clean install from USB

osx mavericks clean install

Installing and setting up OS X Mavericks is a breeze, especially since Apple moved OS upgrades from manual downloads to the app store. Couple of clicks and a coffee break, voila.

But what if you like to format your Mac’s hard drive and start with a fresh install, or if you have multiple Macs to upgrade and just don’t want to download the big install file for every single one of ...

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Listed in Mac

Tags: apple, Mavericks, OSX

Adjust Your Apple Cinema Display Brightness

apple cinema display

The very first time I was looking to adjust the brightness of my Cinema Display, I was puzzled that it wouldn’t work using the brightness buttons on my keyboard. Somehow I knew I was missing something, as the keyboard of my MacBook Air only has one pair of buttons, and how would it know which display I wanted to adjust, the Air’s or the display’s.

But what about the external keyboard? ...

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Listed in Mac, Useful Stuff

Tags: apple, Cinema Display

How to Install Java JDK 7 in Ubuntu

java jdk 7 install

Chances are you installed Open JDK, which ships as default in the package manager and you’re having compatibility issues with some of the apps requiring Java native Java Development Kit. Not only can mismatch of different vendors cause havoc, but also version issues especially between JDK 6 and JDK 7.

Installation of Oracle Java JDK 7 can turn into a major headache, but it doesn’t have to. Here are the steps ...

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Listed in Linux, Ubuntu, Web Development

Tags: java, JDK 7, Oracle

How to clean a Nexus Wireless Charger like new

how to clean a nexus wireless charger

It’s been more than 8 months that I own the Nexus 4 and still love its puristic, native Android experience and touch and feel of the all glass design.

When the orb charger appeared in the play store, I immediately purchased one. This charger completes the Nexus 4 in style and functionality. It sits on top of my bed stand and displays time via Daydream.

The only two downsides to this are ...

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Listed in Useful Stuff

Tags: charger, Nexus, wireless

Linux Screen Command – Window Management At It’s Best

linux screen command

Just in case you haven’t heard about Screen or don’t know what the Linux Screen Command is about, in short – Screen is the de-facto window manager in a Linux/Unix environment.

Not only does Screen let you open and switch between multiple windows, Screen also let’s you run programs in it’s won environment, even if you close the current SSH session. This comes in handy when you have scripts that run ...

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Listed in Linux, Shell Scripting, Web Development

Tags: GNU, Linux, screen

Useful Linux Terminal Commands

Linux terminal

This is a compilation of most of my past searches for linux terminal commands, starting years back and I kept track of them here for easy retrieval. Since some of them are rather rare, useful Linux Terminal Commands, also often asked for by users, I decided to just publish them here.

The list may grow longer over time and if you got some nice ones that is of general interest, please ...

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Listed in Linux, Shell Scripting

Tags: Linux, shell, terminal, Unix

Prevent Denial Of Service attacks with mod_evasive

prevent denial of service attacks

With today’s widespread use of cloud computing due to low cost and ease of use, the entry level hacker has found an easy playground to pray on the unexperienced and unprotected. It’s just amazing how many attack scripts are running against a new AWS EC2 instance as soon as it’s started. So what to do? How to protect against intruders and hackers and reliably prevent denial of service attacks?

While there ...

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Listed in Linux, Web Development

Tags: apache, ddos, denial of service, dos

Install Oracle Java JRE on Ubuntu 12.04

Install Oracle Java JRE 7

Dealing with different versions of Java Virtual Machine or Java Runtime Environment (JRE/JVM) has always been a bit of a pain, especially on Linux, where we have not only different versions, but also different vendors. To make matters worse, some application require the original Sun/Oracle version, while others are perfectly fine with open source version.

In the past, Sun provided an installer for deb and rpm based distributions, but since Ubuntu 12.04, there is ...

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Listed in Linux, Shell Scripting, Web Development

Tags: java, JRE, JVM, Oracle, Sun