Nagios plugin for checking the status of supervisord processes

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If you have never used it before, supervisor is an application that runs on your server to monitor a number of different applications. With supervisord, you get all of the benefits of turning long-running applications into daemons without all the extra code required to make that happen natively. The configuration for supervisord is extremely flexible,… Read more »

Got my new computer!

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Well, I finally got all (but one…) of the parts of my new computer. My new case, the Cooler Master COSMOS “S” is in one word: absolutely awesome. I love the fact that all of the drives can be pushed in, and with one press of a button, the drive will lock in. This comes… Read more »

Speed of photo transfers in Linux…

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Ever since I have started using KDE with Linux/FreeBSD as my desktop replacing Windows, there has been just one thing that has really annoyed me about both of these desktops, and that is using Kodak cameras. Yes – I know, such a simple device, but you will be amazed at how many headaches it used… Read more »

What Linux needs…

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Today I was working on MyBanco when the thought came to me of what Linux needs to get a better market share (our ultimate goal, 100%). Then it occured to me! We need a promo, of course, not just any promo, a Li-Li-Li-Li-Linux 2.6.3 See 2:36

No, I will *not* call it GNU/Linux. Ever.

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Recently, a good friend of mine sent an email to the Free Software Foundation, the FSF, which was founded by Richard Stallman History Lesson time! Richard M. Stallman is a hacker and software freedom activist. He wished to create a free operating system called GNU (which is a recursive acronym for GNU’s Not Unix). Stallman… Read more »

Adobe for Linux

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I am disappointed,as a user of both Linux *and* After Effects that After Effects refuses to run on Linux. Let’s face it; After Effects, and other applications in the Creative Suite are the most requested applications to be supported by Adobe on Linux. With a growing market share, and many companies putting in quite a… Read more »

MyBanco v0.05 is coming

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The new version of MyBanco will be out within the next few hours, boasting a few new handy features, such as: An installer, which will insert the SQL dump into MySQL automatically. A few minor bugs fixed. Patches for SMF to enable the ability for people people to gain money for posting on a forum…. Read more »

My Xen experience

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No! When I Xen, I am not talking about a relationship to foreign material. Well, that is – not exactly. Xen is an open source hypervisor. Think: VMware, but much, much cooler. I was talking to Tim Post, about a project that I was completing for ShareSource2. Basically, the conversation came to the point where… Read more »