Magic Linux Tips

Java Plugin for Browsers ,this example is for Java 1.6u29:

Install Java following this guide, then :

alternatives --install /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/ /usr/java/jre1.6.0_29/lib/i386/ 20000


Complete Backup of a live linux system to /backups

do not forget the . at the end:

tar -zcvpf /backups/fullbackup.tar.gz --directory=/ --exclude=proc
--exclude=sys --exclude=dev/pts --exclude=backups .

To restore , put the fullbackup.tar.gz at the top level (i.e. /)

tar -zxvpf /fullbackup.tar.gz

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