OSX Lion JAVA_HOME

Apple's OS Lion has a pretty neat trick for handling the JAVA_HOME variable Chill:bin rus$ /usr/libexec/java_home /System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home which is super awesome as you can simply do Chill:bin rus$...

Install Android Eclipse

Hi guys, when telling a story it's always best to start at the beginning, so the first thing to do on my journey is...
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Think Carefully About Your Clever Project Names

We're building a new exciting cluster at work using Linux HA and stuff to make it work magically. In the olden days of yore...

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...

Bash Shortcuts

Meta- go to beginning of history file Meta-> -> go to end of history file Meta-f -> go to next word in command line Meta-b -> go...

Disk Quotas On Ubuntu

I've recently needed to add disk usage quotas to a server in order to limit how much data users can store so as not...

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...

Delete Linux MBR

We run a build system using PXE and Puppet which lets us reliably and quickly set up production and development environments on our servers...

Using sed to replace all strings in a file

As part of our test environment rebuild one of the first things we tackled was moving the databases to the new virtual environment, this...

Creating A Local and HTTP RedHat Yum Repository

We're rolling out a RedHat platform for a major product delivery to a client in the next couple of weeks, which is a great...

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