Posted: 2008-05-22

I use a plugin to Aperture to send mail to gmail. It was failing due to a The plugin author (plugin home page) found the following utility: http://blogs.sun.com/andreas/entry/no_more_unable_to_find…

Posted: 2008-05-13

For more info on the debian security announcement see: http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2008/msg00152.html Server keys for this host have been updated - any ssh users may well need to…

Posted: 2008-05-07

Something to check out - new alpha from Opera: http://www.opera.com/products/dragonfly/

Posted: 2008-05-07

MySQL Server is Open Source, even Backup extensions

Posted: 2008-04-22

To enable compile time weaving of the spring aspects (spring-aspects.jar) in Intellij IDEA (I am using 7.0.3 - but I assume this to be similar for other versions): Install and enable the AspectJ…

Posted: 2008-04-08

I was having the issue that if clamav died (usually due to freshclam update taking too long) that exim4 would start temporary rejecting ALL mail. Here's a suggestion from Mike Cardwell on the exim…

Posted: 2008-04-05

I currently have an OpenBSD firewall running on an ancient 586. I have a mini-itx board, CF/IDE converter and a CF card and have been intending to upgrade. However - rather than OpenBSD I'm going to…

Posted: 2008-03-13

In Resize google map to show all points it shows how to rescale the map based on added overlays. But - it sometimes puts points a little too close to the top. The point is shown but since the icon has…

Posted: 2008-03-10

I needed to get a google map to center and scale based on the added points. I found a tutorial here: http://econym.googlepages.com/basic14.htm This gave me exactly what I needed. In short, given a…

Posted: 2008-02-29

I was experiencing odd things integrating to google maps - although I have both an API key for http and https - only https was working. It turns out that the setting of the apache environment variable…

Posted: 2008-02-10

Normally you deploy to a third party repository with a command similar to: But - to deploy via webdav needs a snapshot wagon. To do this - create a temporary pom in the directory you are in (create a…

Posted: 2007-12-17

My exim4 process is configured based on this post and other points noted here. Today it started failing - clamav failed to read its db (locked) possibly due to freshclam runs. Debian bug gave the hint…

Posted: 2007-12-02

Folllowing issues after update (updated 8:55 wed 19th dec) Can't send mail Leopard refuses to use the self-signed certificate for my exim4 server (although it can use the courier imap certificate just…

Posted: 2007-11-26

General expansion testing (needed this for testing Setting outgoing IP: or etc etc.

Posted: 2007-11-26

Thanks to Dave Evans on the exim4 users list for this. I need to set different IP addresses for different outgoing domains. Since I only have a few - we took a simple approach /etc/exim4/interfaces…

Posted: 2007-11-06

Nearly all you need to know is available here: http://www.geisterstunde.org/drupal/?q=osx_routing All I found is that $BUNDLE refers to /System/Library/SystemConfiguration/Kicker.bundle/ and the…

Posted: 2007-11-04

Normally you can call the drupal cron page (/cron.php) as the anonymous user - but - to work around an issue with the simplenews module and taxonomy access control I need to run the cron script as a…

Posted: 2007-10-25

There are several reasons you may need to add a self-signed https ssl certificate to your local java keystore. For me - its so that maven can access DAV shares for repository deployment. You need to…

Posted: 2007-09-03

After adding CATALINA_OPTS=-javaagent:/path/to/aspectweaver-1.5.3.jar tomcat started failing - giving an "Illegal type in constant pool" about log4j. This seems mainly to be due to lib differences. To…

Posted: 2007-08-30

When using spring-ldap - if you get a NoClassDefFoundError for com.sun.jndi.ldap.ctl.ResponseControlFactory then you need the ldap booster pack (currently 1.0). This is available from Sun: http://java…