Magerun is a very useful commandline tool for dealing with daily Magento development problem like: clean / flush caches reindexing the indices set configuration values in the database (core_config_data) shorthand query syntax for database accesses … It’s developed by netz98 ( and made my daily business so much easier. Installation (Linux) $> wget $> […]

Get free disk space and partitions

Show free disk space for all existing partitions (disk free): $> df -haT Example output: Filesystem Type Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/ubuntu–vg-root ext4 227G 177G 39G 83% / proc proc 0 0 0 – /proc sysfs sysfs 0 0 0 – /sys none tmpfs 4,0K 0 4,0K 0% /sys/fs/cgroup none fusectl 0 0 0 […]

Samba fileserver

All tricks round about samba fileserver goes here. Print Status: $> smbstatus -L Add User Steps to add a new samba user: add Linux-User(m creates a homedirs under /home/): $> useradd abrandt -d /home/abrandt -c “Annika Brandt” -G users -g users -m set Password: $> passwd abrandt set Samba-Password $> smbpasswd -a abrandt Samba reload […]

Sync files with rsync

To sync filesystems over ssh (with port): $> rsync -azvu –exclude-from=’./exclude.txt’ -e ‘ssh -p 26 -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no’ user@host:/PATH/TOREMOTE/FILE/ORFOLDER/ /PATH/TO/LOKAL/FILEORFOLDER; Useful parameters -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no –  tells the the source host to accept the ssh-key from the destination host –exclude-from=’./exclude.txt’ – in exclude.txt each line specifies a path to ignore through synchronization –dry-run – only simulate what would have been […]