Windows

windows cannot find any valid language packs 2008 r2/ 2008 R2 standard edition doesn’t support language packs?

windows cannot find any valid language packs 2008 r2, if you get this error while adding a language pack on 2008 r2 standard edition then use following steps. Following language pack also applies to Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition. Please note that if your server has Service Pack 1 (SP1), then please download this version: …

CentOS

Forceful redirect from HTTP to HTTPS

Nginx Below method can be used when you wish all configured sites to definitely only use https: server {              listen 80               default_server;               server_name _;               return 301 https://$host$request_uri; } We can redirect only specific sites also. This is better if you have multiple apps/sites and not all of them should be forced to use …

CentOS, Linux

Find Exact Installation Date And Time Of Your Linux OS

If you use Arch Linux and its derivatives like Antergos or Manjaro Linux, you can easily find how long have you been without a reinstall by analyzing the pacman logs as shown below. head -n1 /var/log/pacman.log On Fedora, RHEL and its clones such as CentOS, Scientific Linux, Oracle Linux, you can find it using the …

Linux, Windows

HTTP download speed difference in windows 7 vs Linux

I have a strange situation regarding a Windows PC which is showing limited internet transfer speeds for no apparent reason. If I am performing the same test on Linux box then I am getting good speed. Upon intense debugging, I am able to diagnose and find out the root cause of the problem. It was/is Windows HTTP …