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Gentoo qmail-scanner perl suid
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 08, 2011 last modified Sep 10, 2015 09:03 PM — filed under:
Recent major update of Gentoo broke my qmail-scanner install, here's the fix...
An Alternative to Plone?
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 08, 2011 last modified Sep 10, 2015 05:23 PM — filed under: ,
Plone has been having a rash of severe, critical, security compromises to all versions the past seveal months, and even their hotfixes and newer releases have ended up regressing back into newer versions. The multiple exploits this year have been severe, and impacting all versions of Plone since at least 2.5.
The State of 4G in Spokane in 2011, T-mobile, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 08, 2011 last modified Sep 10, 2015 05:19 PM — filed under:
It looks unlikely that 4G will have much coverage in Spokane in 2011 for Verizon customers. T-mobile users have some spotty 4G coverage, that will hopefully improve.
Plone export, import, and bulk import of zexp files
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 08, 2011 last modified Sep 10, 2015 04:50 PM — filed under:
The general consensus in trying to use zexp to export and import between different versions of Plone, is that "It's not just "not recommended" -- it doesn't work. Period." -SteveM #plone IRC. However, they are wrong, in very specific circumstances...
Making Ploneboard 2.2 run with Plone 4.1
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 03, 2011 last modified Sep 10, 2015 04:45 PM — filed under:
Ploneboard 2.2 now installs on Plone 4.1 using buildout, but then the cluster won't start, causing plenty of disconnects/connects errors in client1, client2, and zeoserver log files. However, this simple hack to one line of the Ploneboard eggs code will get it working....
Gold Text in Gimp
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 23, 2011 last modified Sep 10, 2015 04:31 PM — filed under:
How to make golden text with Gimp. Original older version (2002) Thanks to Simon Budig. I updated for use with Gimp 2.6.8 on Suse linux 11.3.
Install, Setup, and Configure Ampache on OpenSuse 11.4
by Hawke Robinson published May 14, 2011 last modified Sep 10, 2015 04:29 PM — filed under: ,
Since the few sites I could find for setting up Ampache on Suse 11 did not exactly fit setup on 11.4, I am posting some of the differences here, to help others.
Debunking the Linux 1% market share myth?
by Hawke Robinson published Apr 05, 2011 last modified Sep 10, 2015 04:26 PM
This article by Caitlin Martin on the Oreilly website is a little old, September 2010, but not too ancient. But I was just chatting with Dell they officially abandoned sales of Linux systems, ALL of them, in the middle of 2010. What a strange contrast in information. Anyhow, though not definitive, she does makes some excellent points that Linux market share is more likely 8-10% at least, and backs it up with some reasonaable explanations and reports. A worthy read for Linux critics and supporters...
Ebook Readers Track Detailed Reading Habits and Location Information
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 15, 2010 last modified Sep 10, 2015 04:23 PM — filed under:
Not a surprise for those in the tech and security sectors, but many non-techies thinking of an eBook reader might not realize just how invasive these devices are in monitoring in significant detail your reading habits and locations.
Pigin OpenSuse 11 Community Repositories
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 29, 2010 last modified Sep 10, 2015 04:21 PM — filed under: , ,
Pidgin has been complaining a lot lately when trying to connect, that it is very out of date under OpenSuse 11.3f, even though I have most of the community repos enabled.