The myisamchk utility comes with a standard MySQL server installation, and can check, repair and optimize MyISAM tables faster than the CHECK TABLE, REPAIR TABLE and OPTIMIZE TABLE SQL commands.

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Bind Samba server to specific IP

By default, a Samba server will listen for connections on all the interfaces of the host. This can be verified by:

# netstat -tulpn | egrep "samba|smbd|nmbd|winbind"
tcp    0    0*       LISTEN      30352/smbd
tcp    0    0*       LISTEN      30352/smbd
tcp    0    0 :::139              :::*            LISTEN      30352/smbd
tcp    0    0 :::445              :::*            LISTEN      30352/smbd

To bind the server to a specific IP or interface, add the following lines to the [global] section of Samba's configuration:

bind interfaces only = yes
interfaces = lo eth0

That will make the server listen to connections only to lo and eth0. The value of the interfaces parameter, can also be an IP, like:

interfaces =

For further information, see the man page for smb.conf.

See also

  • The Samba port usage article in the Samba Wiki explains a bit more on why it might be necessary to have the server listening on the lo interface.

PepperMint OS

PepperMint OS is a Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu and running the LXDE desktop by default.

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Installation of syslog-ng on CentOS 6

  1. Enable EPEL
  2. yum install -y syslog-ng
  3. Configure /etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf
  4. chkconfig syslog-ng on
  5. chkconfig rsyslog off
  6. service rsyslog stop
  7. service syslog-ng start


The /etc/shells file is a list of valid shells on the system. Example from an Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop system:

# /etc/shells: valid login shells

Example from a CentOS 6 minimal server:


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