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Generate Random Number in UNIX Shell Script

Generate Random Number in UNIX Shell Script

RANDOM is a peculiar shell variable, but useful nonetheless. Peculiar because its value changes each time it is referenced (yes, this is by design). As you may have already guessed, RANDOM is a random...

Unlock your iPhone 3GS in 4 simple steps

Unlock your iPhone 3GS in 4 simple steps

Soon after the iPhone 3GS was launched, it was jailbreaked by a 19 year old hacker George Hotz. Jailbreaking and unlocking are two entirely different things. Jailbreaking is simply hack that lets you install...

Compile your code online using Codepad.org

Compile your code online using Codepad.org

While surfing through the web, I encounter this wonderful website codepad.org, that can be used to compile/interpret and share code snippets online. A number of language/script option is available which can be used to...

Recover your GMail password via SMS

Recover your GMail password via SMS

A lot of time we forget our passwords and try to recover it using the same old technique where the service provider send new password to an email address that we have registered earlier...

Writing Functions in Shell Script

Writing Functions in Shell Script

Have you ever written a huge Unix script and thought you would have divided this script into pieces of reusable code? Well don’t worry. You can create functions in unix shell script and make...

Reducing Memory usage in Firefox

Reducing Memory usage in Firefox

I have been using firefox browser for a while now. Although I never had any issue with this browser, I just hate it when it starts hogging on memory and eats up almost half...

How to Choose a Hosting Provider

How to Choose a Hosting Provider

Everyone looking to get quality web hosting will quickly notice that it is somewhat of a jungle out there. The web hosting market is literally crammed with different web hosting providers promising this and...