A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step

Speed up my Linux Book

As a special daily deal I bought the Kingston SSDNow V300 240 GB for my linux notebook, Lenovo Thinkpad Edge S430. This post is going to illustrate the differences and performance gain due to the upgrade.

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Append log entry to log file

Today a co-worker asked me how to get the value of a configuration entry from a java properties file. For this purpose cut does a splendid job.

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Using date in the shell

A small example how to use the date function in the linux shell. For ISO-Format yyyy-MM-dd%Y-%m-%d

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Using a pidfile for control flow

I had to write recently some shell scripts that may be used for LSB like init.d services. It was a quite good experience and fresh up of my bash scripting skills.

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$var or ${var}?

I got some bash scripts handed out and saw that some variables are referenced like that

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Clear screen

Working under terminals or cli interfaces can be a messy thing. From time to time it is nice to have a clear screen. This little post shows how to do that.

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Using the CLI in JBoss

This post describes the basic concepts of the JBoss command line interface. It may enhance the work with the CLI.

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Enable remote access for JBoss Web

This post demonstrates how to enable the remote access for JBoss in standalone mode. It includes several CLI commands to check the status at runtime. To apply the changes a restart is needed.

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Logstash handling of multi-line and exceptions in Java log files

JBoss Logs contains messages that are spread across over multiple lines. For instance startup messages and exceptions. This post demonstrates how to handle them in logstash and keep them as message part together.

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