How to install busybox

BusyBox combines tiny versions of many common UNIX utilities into a single small executable.

This may help you when you got your shell broken since busybox in independent binary which includes a lot of commands inside.

In simple words this tool can save your life 🙂

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How to work around “is not an EA4 SCL PHP” error

“ea-php72” is not an EA4 SCL PHP

Update both .bash_profile and .bashrc files under your home/ directory as following:

export PATH=/opt/alt/php72/usr/bin:$PATH
alias ea-php72="/usr/local/bin/lsphp"

Use a real path to your PHP binary file if its not yours /usr/local/bin/lsphp

Run to apply updates:

source .bashrc
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How to run shell commands from the inside MySQL command line

You need to use \! before shell command


MariaDB [(none)]> \! date;
Sun Sep  9 03:18:38 CEST 2018
MariaDB [(none)]> \! ls -d public_html;
MariaDB [(none)]> \! touch 1.txt
MariaDB [(none)]> \! ls 1.txt
MariaDB [(none)]> \! uptime;
 03:19:40 up 8 days, 11:45,  8 users,  load average: 4.92, 5.07, 4.89
MariaDB [(none)]> 
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How to disable/enable all wordpress plugin via mysql/shell command lines

In order to view active plugins run:

use database;
SELECT * FROM wp_options WHERE option_name = "active_plugins";

From shell command line

mysql --host=localhost --user=database_user --password=dbpassword database -e 'SELECT * FROM wp_options WHERE option_name = "active_plugins";'

Save active plugins to file

mysql --host=localhost --user=database_user --password=dbpassword database -e 'SELECT * FROM wp_options WHERE option_name = "active_plugins";' |grep active_plugins |awk '{print $3}' > active_plugins.txt
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