Changing deb package architecture

We have several PHP applications and libraries incorrectly packaged for i386 rather than all, which means they wont install to our nice new shiny...

git push matching vs simple

Recently I built some new infrastructure and started to see messages like this in my Git environments. Decisions, decisions. What exactly is the...
sudo: sorry, you must have a tty to run sudo

sudo: sorry, you must have a tty to run sudo

We're using an old version of Upstart, on Centos, to manage stopping and starting our Node.js daemons, and one of the things the...

Python support for SSL and HTTPS is not installed

I wanted to give Google's new Go language a try which requires checking out the source code with Mercurial. Mercurial was installed from ports on...

Tomcat HelloWorld Servlet with Eclipse

I'm really trying to get in to this whole Java web development frame of mind, as it's a bit of fun, a bit of...

Turning CPAN modules in to deb with dh perl make

Some of our PERL tools require some CPAN modules that are not part of the standard Ubuntu distribution. It's obviously possible to install the...

Saving the RAID

I managed to screw up my home machine when upgrading from Dapper to Hardy somehow, so decided to flatten and reinstall Hardy from scratch. This...

List Contents Of An RPM Package

Often when building RedHat RPM packages I want to make sure that the package built correctly and all the files are present before I...

Configuring Tomcat 5.5 and Apache 2 with mod_jk

mod_jk is a conduit between a web server and Tomcat, it supports a variety of web servers including IIS. Using mod_jk to put Apache...
monit

monit: error connecting to the monit daemon

We're rolling out monit on our new platform at the request of a vendor to manage their new service. I've always been dead...