Fix "Missing a temporary folder" in WordPress 2.7
As I was writing my article about the installation process of Openfire,
I've tried to upload a file but got an error message instead
of my file :(
Because I wasn't able to upload a file, I've done a quick google search
and found this blog entry.
The ... read more
Install Openfire on Debian Lenny
If you're looking for a good jabber/XMPP server with LDAP/Active
Directory integration. Have a look at Openfire. It's working really
great and you can push contacts to your clients. No need for adding
every employee of your company on your users client.
I've installed Openfire ... read more
Domain world card (Domain-Weltkarte) received
If you've read my article "Domain World Card for free?", you'll know,
that united-domains is currently having a marketing campaign. If you
blog about their campaign, you'll get a domain world card for free. I've
mine received yesterday. Now I have to find a nice spot ... read more
Comments enabled without registration
For some time, I was wondering, why no one is writing a comment. One of
my friends pointed out, that the registration process is the blocker.
"Not another username and password to remember" :)
Now I have akismet enabled and the registration is disabled.
Repair all MySQL databases
If you need to check and repair all MySQL databases you can use:
mysqlcheck -u USER -p -Ar
If you also want to optimize them, use:
mysqlcheck -u USER -p -Aor
-A: all databases
Have a look at the man page of mysqlcheck for more information.
ArchLinux, encrypted root and a MacBook Pro
Ok, so I've installed ArchLinux on my MacBook Pro (it's a 5,1) with
encrypted root disk, and I'm not able to enter my passphrase. This is a
really 'nice' bug, because the MacBook Pro is useless, if it's not
But where is the problem ... read more
Domain World Card for free?
united-domains is currently making a nice online marketing campaign.
They will give you a free Domain-Weltkarte (Domain World Card), if
you write something about it (like I'm currently doing, as I want to
have such a thing).
All you have to do: write about it and send the link ... read more
Lock user account under Linux
Ever wanted to lock an user account under Linux, but don't know how?
Well, today, I was in this situation, but don't know, how to do it. Now
I know :)
Lock user account:
root@host:~# passwd -l username
This will change the password to a value, which won ... read more
Web analytics made open source
You are searching for a web analytics software and don't like to use
Instead you really like to see an open source solution for your
analytics needs that integrates nicely with your WordPress
Have a look at Piwik.
Piwik is written in PHP and needs a ... read more
What's going on?
Sure, I've promised to write more frequently, but life is keeping me
busy (especially watching "The Big Bang Theory").
A long time ago, I've used puppet to configure my systems. But
different changes on my servers has made it useless for some time. Now
I'm getting it ... read more
Compiling PHP code as native binaries
If you ever thought about, using PHP for creating an desktop
application, then you should have a look at Roadsend.
Roadsend is a PHP compiler which is able to create native binaries, if
you want, with an web server (a so called microserver) integrated.