Need to get a bunch of pgp keys for your 3rd party linux repos fast?

Aug 31st, 2012 | By

Are you reinstalling your OS and having mroe than a few 3rd party repos that need to have pgp keys installed to access?  Are you dreading the processing of googling them all and wgetting the keys and then importing them? dread no more because there’s an easier way!  Just use the MIT keyserver to grab
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A few words about custom partitions and /var

Aug 30th, 2012 | By

So I just installed Debian onto my new laptop, this time through vmware with a windows 7 host because I for once have enough ram and cpu to handle virtualization, and this time I felt I was ready to custom configure a more complex partition schema based on my experience.  Not the recommended BS that
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Database wide search and replace script

Aug 21st, 2012 | By

Just something I thought that I would post as I needed a quick solution to do a search and replace of an entire Mysql Database.  It’s actually dumping the DB, searching and replacing the dump file and then re-importing it.  But it does the trick   #!/bin/bash if (($# >= 1)) ; then if (($#
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Drupal users – Get Views Bulk Operations

Aug 16th, 2012 | By

This isn’t an installation guide or anything like that, it’s just a piece of advice seroquel price.  Go out and get the get the Views bulk operations module.. It will save you more time than I can imagine changing taxonomy terms in bulk and doing other batch operations on your content nodes.



Uploading Batch files produces PHP fatal error / 500 error when clicking on ‘Next Step’ in Drupal 6

Aug 3rd, 2012 | By

So, new install of drupal based on an existing install led to this lovely error when testing out the image upload process: PHP Fatal error:  Unsupported operand types in imagecache/imagecache.module on line 902. Upgrading it to the latest dev version didn’t fix the issue but it seems to all come down to fUpload being hopelessly out
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Complete Drupal install suddenly starts forwarding to install.php

Aug 2nd, 2012 | By

So this was a little bit of a doozy that stumped me today but a simple retrace my steps routine quickly brought me to the source of the problem.  After following the security message in the status page to make sure my /sites/default directory wasn’t writable I chmodded it 444, assuming that would work.. Well
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Cant’ delete menu items in Drupal

Aug 1st, 2012 | By

So today I was installing drupal on a new domain based on a skeleton install I setup so that I could replicate our CMS across different domains for different divisions in my company.  Anyways when doing so I noticed that I wasn’t able to delete some of the menu items created by previous taxonomy. I
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