Archive for the 'Unix/Linux/*BSD' Category

Nagios2 on Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04)

Monday, July 21st, 2008

The joys of starting nagios in hardy heron – after installing as per the ubuntu site – I was unable to access the Nagios webpage by accessing http://localhost/nagios2/ – it took a little while to work out what went wrong, the fix is really quite simple. Ensure that you include the  the following line in […]

Kyle’s Ubuntu Edgy Cheat-Sheet

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Kyle’s Ubuntu Edgy Cheat-Sheet Who couldn’t use a cheat sheet every now and then. This one – specificallyy for Ubuntu Edgy Eft LTS release  this can assist many a newbie and occasionally the more experienced user 😀

Blog – Ginn Chen – Installing Solaris on MacBook Pro under Parallels

Monday, December 25th, 2006

Ginn Chen’s Blog – Installing Solaris on a MacBook Pro w/ Parallels A truly handy guide for getting Solaris up and running nicely on a MacBook Pro under parallels. Covers – Networking, Video Resolution and Audio!

Solaris 10 x86 – Adding NIC Drivers (e1000g in this case)

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

On the Sun forums is this article where several people have had issues enabling Intel e1000g drivers for the NIC’s. The basic process used is : determine the  device ID with “prtconf -D” add the entry into driver_aliases create the devfs entries with devfsadm

IEs 4 Linux – Internet Explorers for Linux

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

IEs 4 Linux – Internet Explorers for Linux Ever need to use IE for a specific purpose only to find you only have access to a Mac or a Linux box? Well if its a linux box, this handy site w/ downloadable script will make it easy to download, install and configure IE within/under Wine […]

TrueCrypt – Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows XP/2000 and Linux

Friday, September 1st, 2006

TrueCrypt – Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows XP/2000 and Linux It’s said that only the paranoid survive, usually this is said by the paranoid themselves – it does not how ever prevent it from being true (on occasion). With recent laws being passed in the UK forcing people to hand over their […]

Simple Popup Images WordPress Plugin

Friday, August 4th, 2006

The Simple Popup Images plugin allows you to add pop-up images to your WordPress blog. You put a thumbnail image in your post; if a user clicks on it, a larger version appears in a separate window. While I typically despise pop-ups of every sort, I prefer them for pictures, as it allows me to […]

CHEATSHEETS & REFERENCE

Saturday, July 29th, 2006

CHEATSHEETS & REFERENCE A decent link site that contains handy links to various cheatsheets and references for many different languages, handy when you are migrating between languages etal. M

HOWTO: Hoary ClearType-like fonts – Ubuntu Support Forums

Saturday, July 8th, 2006

HOWTO: Hoary ClearType-like fonts – Ubuntu Support Forums If you are an Ubuntu user this guide (specifically targetted towards users of “Hoary”) will provide a useful starting point in making your font’s seem less jarring when you boot into your linux machine coming from Windows (or MacOS).

PuTTY – Registry Location for its settings

Thursday, July 6th, 2006

PuTTY is a handy little program, sometimes however you might like to change the background colours for multiple saved sessions, it can often be easier doing this in the registry, rather than via the GUI. The path you’ll need is “My Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SimonTatham\PuTTY\Sessions\” Colour2 is the “Default Background”.