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Installing VirtualBox, CentOS 5.4, Apache, PHP and MySQL

September 11th, 2012
I've recently done a project that uses load balancing. mod_proxy is a blog for another day but it was based on a LAMP stack. I install this all the time for lots of different projects. Some are development projects and some are just system administratio… more »

Cisco ASDM 5.2 for ASA ClassCastException X509TrustManagerImpl to X509ExtendedTrustManager

August 31st, 2012
I hadn't used my Cisco ASDM 5.2 for ASA for a while and when I needed to add a couple of extra users to the VPN it didn't work. Everything seemed to load in ok but when I tried to submit my login credentials it hung. I loaded the Java console and got t… more »

Special Characters in HTML

August 16th, 2012
I always need to remember the special HTML entity codes for characters. Many blogging applications re-render the characters to make them more readable but when you want to cut and paste the text it's all wrong. The best example of this is double quotes.… more »

Logging into a unix box without a password

August 10th, 2012
From time to time I need to allow one user to log into another machine without being prompted for a password. This is extremely useful for anything that is automated for example doing the nightly backup which copies files across the network or running c… more »

Creating a unique backup file name under Unix

July 16th, 2012
Before updating a system file I'll take a backup copy of it. The less imaginative of you will choose a backup name like file.bak or file2. Some of you will use your initials, especially if you work in an environment where you might run into your colleag… more »