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Icon Set Released

Today we are releasing a new icon set under a creative commons license. It was created for the Ozone Solutions website (where you can see it in use). Feel free to download a copy from here to use if you … Continue reading

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Configure CUPS with CFEngine 3

I use CFEngine3 to manage several Ubuntu computers. One task I wanted to do the other day was centrally manage printers. That way, when I setup a new computer, I don’t have to worry about setting up printers. Thankfully, cups … Continue reading

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Easy Understandable Way to Remove Old Kernels

I have several servers where old kernels become a problem.  Generally either /usr or /boot fills up or runs out of in-nodes.  There are a couple of how-tos that give you a command line one-liner that will fix the problem; … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Netsuite PHPToolkit v2013_1

Netsuite has released their 2013_1 version of their PHPToolkit (php library for accessing Netsuite Backend API). Since I had last looked into their toolkit, the Netsuite developers have completely rewritten their toolkit, so I thought I should mention some of … Continue reading

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Move Project from Subversion To Git Without History

Today I had a couple of projects that I wanted to move from a subversion repository to a Git repository (since I find it easier for branching). Since I will still have the subversion server around, I wan’t really interested … Continue reading

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Installing Simple LDAP in WordPress “undefined function ladp_connect()”

When trying to install a wordpress site with the LDAP simple plugin (on Ubuntu Server), I got a blank page for the login page and found the following error in my /var/log/apache2/error.log: PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function ldap_connect() … Continue reading

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CFEngine3 Allow Clients Access to File on Server

The other day I was trying to copy a file from a CFEngine hub to a client machine. My test bundle was as follows: However, I kept getting an error about “Could not stat file”. When I ran the file … Continue reading

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Error Installing CFEngine 3 on Ubuntu 12.04

I was trying to install CFEngine3 using the following commands: However, I got the following error: Failed to fetch http://cfengine.com/pub/apt/dists/precise/Release Unable to find expected entry ‘main/source/Sources’ in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) E: Some index files failed … Continue reading

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Logarithms on the Web: Using Mathematics to Display a Tag Cloud

Although I am a computer programmer, I also studied Mathematics in college. Naturally, I was excited when a computer program I was working on involved some “complex” math (don’t worry, no integrals or infinite series ahead). The Problem I was … Continue reading

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New Version of the PHP_ToolKit 2012.2

Netsuite has recently released a new version of their php toolkit (version 2012.2). It looks like they did a pretty big rewrite of a lot of the code. For those of you familiar with the old version of the toolkit, … Continue reading

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