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Firefox 3 is out

Get your latest copy of Firefox 3.0 here. Thursday openSUSE 11 comes out.  It’s like an open source cosmic alignment of the planets. I’ve avoided the openSUSE 11 beta only because I don’t have the time.  I’ve been kicking around Firefox 3.0 RC version and a couple of days ago, even Greasemonkey got updated for […]

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WordPress file monitoring

Over a week ago I complained about WordPress users crying security wolf and not being able to recover their blog when the “Bad Thing(tm)” happens. Since then a real brawl developed on the support forum that could be summed up like so: One or more users is insisting that there is an XMLRPC exploit in […]

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Opensuse and apache vhosts

This happens often. I do something on my servers and six months later I try to rebuild from scratch what I did and wish I wrote it down. This is one of those blog posts. I reviewed my Apache error logs and noticed that WordPress was tossing fatal PHP errors. I was pretty sure it […]

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openSUSE 10.3 server upgrade

I did not really mean to upgrade my home server today, it just worked out that way. Weeks ago I cleaned up my basement computer room and Alek had dropped off an old PC for my use. It is a dual Pentium III 800 MHz machine with 700 odd megabytes of RAM. It does not […]

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Moved WP back to primary server

I moved WordPress back to the primary server. I took a working copy of all the files and database from the backup and restored it to the primary and poof it works. Yesterday I did get a PHP update for Opensuse, that might have been part of it.

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eAccelerator for Opensuse 10.0

Updated: I bumped the version from 0.9.5 to 0.9.5.1. The source RPM for 0.9.5.1 can be found here. The 32 bit compiled version can be found here. I no longer have access to a x86_64 opensuse installation but running this command: rpmbuild -bb php5-eaccelerator-0.9.5.1-1.src.rpm should create them on your system. ——————————- I wanted to add […]

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Very Bad Upgrade

Sunday I went to Stefan’s to upgrade my main server. It was running Fedora Core 1 and was well past an upgrade.
I wanted to get away from Fedora because it was not supported in a way that I liked….