Disposable Temporary E-Mail Addresses

Ever find yourself being asked to create an account at a website that has information you would like, but, you are worried they will spam you or give your e-mail address to some sort of list? GuerrillaMail.com is a great site that will give you a temporary e-mail address that can be erased at any time. GuerrillaMail has an easy …

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Resolving GPG Errors When Using Apt-Get

When updating your software you may encounter an error that the public key is not available for a particular repository on your desktop or server. There are some simple steps you can take to add the public key to your  key database.  Fix: Replace the 16 digit code in the example with the characters supplied at the end of the …

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Using speedtest.net from Linux CLI

As a server admin I have times when I would like to know the real-time calculation of a server's upload and download speeds. Speedtest.net is a great site, but, it normally requires a GUI and browser that supports Flash to run the testing application. I ran across a great python script that will run Speedtest.net from a command line and give you the link to the image file showing your results.

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Rebuilding Broken Software Raid 1 in Ubuntu

After having had a hard drive fail on one of our servers here at Bite Of Tech and I searched Google for the best method for replacing the failed drive and re-assembling the raid without having to reboot the server. I found plenty of ways not to do this so I figured I would share the correct way to re-assemble a software raid 1 in Ubuntu Linux.

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