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Articles and Reviews from Voodish

Welcome to our Articles section, we try and update this section at least twice weekly, so check back regularly for the most up to date info. Our sections include Future of Computing, Internet Tools, Tea Break and Web Development.

Jul 30 2019

Magento Error: Please check for sufficient write file permissions [fixed]

How to fix the file permissions error in Magento Connect.

Jul 30 2019

How to reset Linux Firewall

A simple command to reset your Firewall:

/etc/init.d/iptables stop

Obviously you will need to reconfigure your settings after wards, but this is a quick method to get things up and running on test servers.

Learn how to install a Linux Firewall >>>

Jul 29 2019

Linux dmesg command

The dmesg command is used to write the kernel messages in Linux and other Unix-like operating systems to standard output (which by default is the display screen).

A kernel is the core of an operating system. It is the first part of the operating system that is loaded into memory when a computer boots up (i.e., starts up), and it controls virtually everything on a system. The numerous messages generated by the kernel that appear on the display screen as a computer boots up show the hardware devices that the kernel detects and indicate whether it is able to configure them.

Jul 29 2019

Changing default / index page via htaccess

If your working on a site and would like visitors who access yoursite.com to be redirected (instantly) to a maintenance or under construction page instead?
It can be done by editing your .htaccess file to include the following code. Here’s what you have to do. Add this to your .htaccess file:

Jul 28 2019

Common FTP codes and their meaning

Here’s a list of some of the most common FTP codes you might see:

Jul 28 2019

How to view website on a shared IP

Not all websites require a dedicated IP address, and most simple sites will be using a shared IP, but how do you view a website on a shared IP before it propagates?

Jul 27 2019

Joomla E-mail could not be sent [FIXED]


A lot of people are experiencing problems with Joomla not sending mail out, notably from the Email Pop window, the system simply returns “E-mail could not be sent”.
In this article we show how to fix the problem quickly and easily.