Mazhar's Blog

Entrepreneur, Product Enthusiast, Tech Expert, Designer, Brander

  • Welcome to Jekyll!

    09 February 2017

    You’ll find this post in your _posts directory. Go ahead and edit it and re-build the site to see your changes. You can rebuild the site in many different ways, but the most common way is to run jekyll serve, which launches a web server and auto-regenerates your site when a file is updated.

  • Reset MySQL Root Password on Ubuntu

    28 February 2016

    First please ensure that you really forgot the root password.

    mysql -u root -p
  • How to setup a Cron job in Ubuntu

    18 February 2016

    Most of my friends ask me how to setup a cron job in Ubuntu. They often face this situation when they have to setup a cron job for their application. I myself also work with the cron job feature according to my application’s demand. Here is how to setup a cron job in Ubuntu in less than a minute.

  • Change the Bootstrap NavBar Breakpoint

    29 October 2015

  • How to Install JAVA 8 on CentOS, RHEL and Fedora

    09 August 2015

    Recently I was instructed to install Java 8 on our servers. There are plenty of reasons for doing that. Here’s how I have done that. Of-course you will need root access to your server. If your are using a shared hosting, then it will be wise to leave this thing to your hosting authority.

  • Mastering UFW on Ubuntu

    16 May 2015

    A month before, I have purchased a node in Digital Ocean. I have to admit it, they are a very good cloud solution provider. From a tiny startup to a large corporate, they have any type of solution. I have chosen Ubuntu 14.4 to go with the Digital Ocean droplet. Why I chose Ubuntu! Because of the vast amount of packages available for it via Aptitude.

  • How I wrote 66K lines of JavaScript in 10 days

    28 March 2015


  • English dictionary text file

    25 March 2015

    Couple of days before, I was making a search engine for my two projects. One project was using Elasticsearch and another one was using Apache Solr. For them both I needed a file containing all the words from an English dictionary.

  • Execute commands after you exit from a shell

    09 February 2015

  • How to fix media keys on iMac

    29 January 2015

    This is not actually a problem or anything related to programming. But I faced it so badly and decided to post it in my technical blog. I might need it again, and so for the visitors.

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