Posted: 2005-08-03

Had a powercut over most of Oslo. When this box came up the partition table on /dev/hdb was totally gone. Now - this is not good since most of the partitions on the box are lvm2 partitions using…

Posted: 2005-06-30

Something new learned today: Example - include an IE specific stylesheet (to correct for IE's CSS border model) without hacking the stylesheet to…

Posted: 2005-06-30

Just a note to self - to generate a new certificate

Posted: 2005-06-21

Update to WP seems to have fixed the RSS feeds

Posted: 2005-06-14

For some reason the munin packages in debian sarge don't seem to include the spamstats plugin. I fetched the latest file from CVS - this is not ready to run as it needs to be processed by…

Posted: 2005-06-07

The dnslookup section of the exim4 config contains To allow one specific subnet thru change it: Here it allows the 192.168.3.x network.

Posted: 2005-06-06

Running xfce4 - and have no gnome control panel - but I needed to change the default browser. will tell you what is set - in my case "epiphany %s" I tend to use opera - so did the trick

Posted: 2005-05-23

Full details on If you have LILO on the MBR then the grub-install device is the disk e.g. /dev/hda - not the root partition.

Posted: 2005-05-22

Sarge installation. Apache is 1.3.x (packaged). JBoss is 3.2.7 with tomcat. Aim: ajp13 working For each (or at least several) virtual host under apache we have an equivalent webapp running under jboss…

Posted: 2005-05-22

This machine is a debian sarge install (2.6 kernel). During installation - it was set up with root as ext3, some swap - and the rest of the disk as an lvm area. All partitions within this area are xfs…

Posted: 2005-05-20

Setting up subversion with svn+ssh access (non-DAV) on unstable. In migrating from woody with a combination of CVS and a backport of SVN 1.0 I would like to use SVN 1.1 to get the file system backend…

Posted: 2005-05-19

Have been running sendmail for a long time on woody. However - with the upgrade to sarge I've been taking a look at exim's configuration - since the sendmail config is a nightmare :) Status so far…

Posted: 2005-05-02

From this blog information on getting mplayer to play .3gp files: In /etc/mplayer/codecs - find the section for the videocodec ffh263 (just search for it) and add: format 0x33363273

Posted: 2005-04-20

Simple working example Rounded corners in CSS :: Adam Kalsey

Posted: 2005-04-08

Sitting up on Sun's site - an article that every programmer who has written should read What Every Computer Scientist Should Know About Floating-Point Arithmetic

Posted: 2005-04-05

On machine 1 Note - the "*" is important - otherwise you don't get the required purge lines On machine 2

Posted: 2005-03-29

When using XP SP2 you need to make sure that the bluetooth dongle (this is talking about a F8T003 v2) is using Belkin's driver and not the standard one from Microsoft. The following document at Belkin…

Posted: 2005-03-17

Debian linux running a 2.6 kernel To disable IPv6 you need both the following lines in your /etc/modprobe.conf file Thanks to the guys on the #debian freenode channel for help with this. Update Moved…

Posted: 2005-03-15

Want to get rid of lots of annoying adverts? Modify your hosts file - here's the link: Mike's Ad Blocking Hosts File

Posted: 2005-03-15

When using xdm instead of gdm/kdm it's useful to have buttons to allow for shutdown/restart. This is possible using Tcl/Tk and some config tweaks. Most of the info needed is here: XDM shutdown buttons