This week I needed to set up a very simple web app. I’ve ended up looking at Python to wire up some cgi scripting to an otherwise static html/js “website”. For the #poc I installed the Debian network install ISO into a virtual box VM… Installing NGINX… apt-get install nginx service nginx status service nginx… Continue reading Simple CGI Web App Testing setup with Python-CGI and NGINX/uWSGI
Today I needed to find all files in a directory tree that had been updated since a specific point in time. After a few trials this solution worked perfectly.
Decided to move to Rails 3 recently and get up to speed on the new framework version. I list here the process I followed to install it on Debian (Lenny).
Deploying apps to Heroku is as simple as git push heroku master But you need a little bit of setup first. If you haven’t got git, install it with apt-get install git-core You will also need the Heroku gem gem install heroku Then set up your app, adding the files to the git repository
I have had need for this more often than I would like of late, it is a nice and quick way to reset the root password if you can’t remember, or the person who had it isn’t around any more. You need access to the actual console of course, physical access or a remote KVM.… Continue reading root user password recovery / resetting on Debian/GNU based linux systems
Got this error today when I browsed to my Joomla site, which I had just imported from elsewhere.
I recently needed a sed-like script for a web based perl app doing to internally convert request ports and came across some interesting print code in the process of testing it