• Posts Tagged ‘linux’

    Monitoring your systems

    by  • 12th May 2007 • post

    If you ever heard about monitoring systems it was usually some expensive closed source software or the open source package. I have little experience with the first type. For some thoughts about the second type, read more

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    My little CA

    by  • 12th May 2007 • post

    I have been, recently, working with OpenSSL as a mini CA. As it is a great product, does everything with PKI what you need. Even after a while it is making sense how to use it. No problems. One issue, which held me a while was lack of clear information, instructions or interface to...

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    Munin and Bind9 on Gentoo

    by  • 31st March 2007 • post

    I’ve installed Munin monitoring node on my newly rebuild server. I’ve managed to get almost everything monitored. I had to hack bind9 plugin as original delivered name was not intended for Bind 9. I’ve downloaded bind.in and hacked it a little bit. My bind.9 has support for IPv6 clients, views and actually works with...

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    Joy of new setup

    by  • 12th February 2007 • post

    So, now when I have my connectivity sorted out, I will start my maybe never ending network setup. I need NS server ( Done ), Mail server ( pending porting ), Radius server ( pending ) and that is what I can think of now. NS was easy, as it required little work and...

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    by  • 29th January 2007 • Uncategorized

    Finally got around fixing my f-spot library, had to remove old database and re-import all photos, surprise, surprise all tags were re-read from photo files and that saved my night… actually I would drop that task, if they would not re-appear in f-spot. Great stuff, maybe some day I will get around to import...

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    Oracle XE on Ubuntu

    by  • 28th January 2007 • Uncategorized

    Is dead simple …. just remember, if you have used _any_ previous Beta or RPM version. use --purge not --remove when delete previous version… this will save you a lot of time, which I spent wondering why on earth it does not install in full/startup what ever …

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    SVN and Solaris 10

    by  • 15th December 2006 • post

    One word: Nightmare! How on Earth, can I install SVN/Subversion on that bloody operating system , so it will include bindings for either Perl or Ruby ?! fighting with it for last two days… finally got source to at least compile  … but even if I have Ruby ( from CSW ) and Perl...

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    FileOpen Plugin for Acrobat on Linux

    by  • 13th November 2006 • Uncategorized

    If you will have to ever use it ( I needed it for IDG.PL magazine called Net World )  the download site has some crappy hosting as it  eats  .gz when redirecting to archive No worries adding .gz ad the end of URL and it works.

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    Fancy Linux desktop aka AIGLX

    by  • 12th November 2006 • Uncategorized

    When I was performing emerge  -ud world recently on my vaptop, I have noticed that the new xorg server, which was to be installed has a new USE flag, the aiglx … quick ^C and edit on /etc/make.conf has switched that feature on. After updating system, I’ve added compiz to my installed software collection,...

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    by  • 4th November 2006 • Uncategorized

    No problem. Just finished setting up my router with IPv6 over IPv4 tunnel to Hurricane Electric … and it works! and it is amazing how easy it is to do when doing it with Cisco IOS … Linux requires more steps. But … if I wish to make it something permanently fitted in to...

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