Monthly Archives: February 2010

How to raise the log level for all events for a Siebel component from the Siebel CLI

“change evtloglvl %= log_level for comp component_name“ Thanks go to Osama Magdy for the info 🙂

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How to edit scheduled jobs (crontab) on AIX

A very useful link: http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/discover/v8r4/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.discovery.ds.publish.doc/c_UG_Configuring_Cron_Job.htm

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How to change your current username on Ubuntu Linux

Beware, this action is VERY dangerous and might ruin some of your running applications, I tried it first on a virtual machine and then my actual machine and it messed up 2 or 3 apps only, I was lucky as … Continue reading

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Bash script to monitor background processes

while [ 1 ]; do ps -ef | grep bzip2; echo “=============================================”; sleep 5; done; where: bzip2: is the process name or part of the process name Press Ctrl+c at any time to cancel the process

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How to compress a file into multiple splitted files (Like what you used to do in MS Windows using Winrar)

I made it through the GUI this time, not using the command line: Opened Gnome File Roller (Applications ->Accessories->Archive Manager) Dragged the folder I wanted to compress inside it Click “Create Archive” Click “Other Options” Tick “Split in volumes of” … Continue reading

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