Using PowerDNS with PostgreSQL on Ubuntu Gutsy

We handle DNS for thousands of domains for our customers and whilst our existing solution worked it was very messy to maintain and...

Linux Command Line AVI Repair

Recently I had an avi file with a broken index that needed to be repaired. After a quick search and read of some man...

Error: Could not open command file ‘/var/log/nagios/rw/nagios.cmd’ for update! on RedHat

I'm currently setting up some new clusters under RedHat and each cluster is getting it's own Nagios instance, trying to use the web based...

Resize Xen Filesystem

We run a lot of Xen instances for our development and test servers and a few were starting to get full. Fortunately the disks...

SVN COPY 502 Bad Gateway error

Our developers were experiencing a weird problem recently with our SVN installation where they couldn't copy any files in SVN, they would always get...

Ubuntu and webcams

I've had some debugging to do for work for a part of our site that uses webcams but I've been a bit hazey about...
Installing Magento

Installing Magento

One of my clients wanted an E-Commerce solution for his website and after a little bit of analysis we opted for the community...

Changing variables in a BASH while loop

There is an error that I often run in to when working with files and while loops in BASH. Often I have scripts similar...

Syntax Highlighting In VIm

Syntax highlighting in vim can be super tricky, by default a lot of desktop environments seem to have white terminals, which is a bit...

Changing A DRAC Password On The Command Line With racadm

All Dell DRACs come with a default account set up as root / calvin which is a huge security risk if left! The web interface...