All about Linux: Enabling and disabling services during start up in GNU/Linux

Posted on August 19, 2008 in How-to

In any Linux distribution, some services are enabled to start at boot up by default. For example, on my machine, I have pcmcia, cron daemon, postfix mail transport agent ... just to name a few, which start during …

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de-co-de: Apache Tomcat connector - mach-o, but wrong architecture

Posted on August 01, 2008 in Fix-it

If you install the connector yourself on OS X 10.5 intel you may get the following error.
httpd: Syntax error on line 484 of /private/etc/apache2/httpd.conf: Syntax error on line 3 of /private/etc/apache2/other/mod_jk.conf: \
Cannot …

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The Mad Philosopher » ssh keep-alive tip

Posted on July 22, 2008 in Hack

Whenever I login remotely to my machine in Canada, the ssh session dies after a while if I don’t actively type something. This is not the server timing out, but rather the TCP connection hanging. Figuring out a way to …

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The Power of GIT | Innovation On The Run

Posted on July 16, 2008 in How-to

Started working with git for the first time last week and I am really impressed at how powerful the tool is.  I’ve been interested in using a distributed version control system like git, darcs, or mercurial for a while, but I …

Continue reading » Blog Archive » Moving the Unmovable: Windows Disk Defragmentation Strategies

Posted on July 03, 2008 in How-to

One problem you may encounter in using the Windows Defragmenter program is “unmovable files” (the green bars) placed in an inconvenient location (on the right side of the display, at the end of your disk). The two most common …

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Ubuntu Unleashed: The Top Security Tools in the Ubuntu with 1 click Installation!

Posted on June 26, 2008 in General News

Ubuntu Unleashed: The Top Security Tools in the Ubuntu Repositories you may not know about with 1 click Installation!

Here is a collection of security tools that you should look through to add to your arsenal to help keep the peace on your pc/network or unleash war on others …

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Amazon EC2 Basics For The Curious | Django Aware

Posted on June 25, 2008 in How-to

Amazon EC2 Basics For The Curious | Django Aware

Amazon EC2 Basics For The Curious By Paul Kenjora | June 3, 2008

For those of you wondering what it would be like to host and maintain a an application on Amazon’s Elastic Computing Cloud (EC2) here is a basic list of …

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Building Snort 2.8.0 on MAC OSX 10.5 (Leopard)

Posted on June 20, 2008 in How-to

For those who use Snort on a MAC, this might be helpful...

The following is courtesy of Martin Fong, who's helped us track down
an issue seen when starting Snort …

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Google Web Toolkit - Google Code

Posted on June 12, 2008 in General News

Google Web Toolkit (GWT) makes it easier to write high-performance AJAX applications. You write your front end in the Java programming language and GWT compiles your source into highly optimized JavaScript. Writing web apps today is a tedious and error-prone process. You spend 90% of …

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Mac OS X Security Configuration Guides

Posted on June 03, 2008 in General News

The Security Configuration Guides provide an overview of features in Mac OS X that can be used to enhance security, known as hardening your computer.

The guides are designed to give instructions and recommendations for securing Mac OS X and for maintaining a secure computer …

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