Month: October 2005

  • cPanel – httpd on xxxx failed

    httpd failed @ Fri Oct 28 16:02:27 2005. A restart was attempted automagicly. cPanel needs a spell checker. Automagicly = fix w/ magic

  • Fun – Fitness studio

    Fitness studio – fitness_studio.wmv a cute/funny video

  • Mike Lazaridis featured on CNN – BlackBerry co-creator a�national icon – Oct 24, 2005: “Mike Lazaridis” It also mentions UW. Thanks CNN and other news channels for this marketing boost for the school.

  • Linus Torvalds – Philosophy

    “If you’re too commercial,” Torvalds says, “you end up being too shortsighted. You have a ‘this is what we need’ mentality, and you blow everything else off. But you want the commercial side, because commercial forces end up listening to different customers and meeting different needs compared to those doing it just for fun.”

  • bittorrent downloads in the background

    If you want a simpler setup, a GUI-less server that download, store and share files and you can move it to another machine later. You could run BitTorrent (the original client) and setup a secure HTTP to download to another machine. The following command will continuously scan the current directory for torrent files and adding…

  • Crontab format

    * * * * * command to be executed – – – – – | | | | | | | | | —— day of week (0 – 6) (Sunday=0) | | | ——– month (1 – 12) | | ———- day of month (1 – 31) | ———— hour (0 – 23) ————-…

  • Redirect crond(pam_unix) syslog messages

    If you see too many of these lines: root@s1 trungson]# tail /var/log/messages Oct 16 12:36:01 s1 crond(pam_unix)[21821]: session closed for user root Here is how to redirect it to a more appropriate place [root@s1 trungson]# more /etc/syslog.conf … *.info;mail.none;authpriv.none;cron.none;auth.!=info /var/log/messages … # Log cron stuff, add to redirect cron logging cron.*; /var/log/cron

  • Mirrors – Setting Up

    Apache PHP CentOS PuTTY MySQL OpenSSL CPAN Curl ProFTPD LDP LVS sudo KDE

  • Linux – Change timezone

    [root@s5 etc]# cp /etc/localtime /etc/localtime.bkup [root@s5 etc]# cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/US/Eastern localtime cp: overwrite `localtime’? y [root@s5 etc]# date Sat Oct 15 21:38:52 EDT 2005 Just to be sure it’s correct [root@s5 etc]# rdate -s

  • Permission denied

    Error: uncaught exception: Permission denied to call method Check the URL passed into the It seems the URL has to be on the same host as the current webpage.