Archive for the ‘installing software’ Category

How to discover documentation for each of Drupal’s core modules

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

I have found it quite easy to navigate to Drupal’s contributed modules intuitively. Generally, you can find …

Why always run “rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists/*” after an apt-get install is run in a Dockerfile?

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

I was taking the time to peruse the Dockerfile that builds a PHP Docker Image with …

User Story: As a responsible data manager I can create an SSH private key that is secure, to the best of my knowledge, in a post-Snowden world

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

I wanted to generate an SSH key today.

Since the Snowden revelations June 2013, every time …

Proof of Concept: Running Web Applications in Docker Containers on Virtual Machines on my PC

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

These days there seem to be so many amazing ‘life changing’ DevOps things that are demanding my …

How to enable the php domain in Sphinx’s conf.py

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

New to Sphinx Documentation tool?

I have gone through the installation process and am part way through …

Setting JAVA_HOME path on Ubuntu

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

I was installing the Java Runtime Environment on a headless server (or virtual dev machine with no …

Funny emacs

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

I have had to edit the Windows registry with hexadecimal code to remap the keyboard …

Free Android Stopwatch App with Low or No Permissions Required

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

My old Sony Ericsson phone came with a stopwatch on it. That stopwatch did not need an …

How to create your first new PHP file in Eclipse PDT

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

I have just installed the Eclipse PDT (which is Eclipse bundled with PHP Development Tools) onto my …

How to fix WHM /Cpanel Apache Log Bug - Crashes Intermittently- for Linux newbies

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

I’m more of a PHP editor than a ’system admin’. I use a PC and am NOT …