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File Hudson keynote format by Chris Shenton — last modified Feb 02, 2010 12:03 AM
File Hudson pdf by Chris Shenton — last modified Feb 02, 2010 12:03 AM
HTC Evo + PdaNet + BlueTooth on Mac OS X by Chris Shenton — last modified Sep 13, 2010 03:14 PM
Setting up networking over BlueTooth to the HTC Evo phone to use PdaNet to access the WAN seems tricker than it should be. But that seems mostly the fault of BlueTooth's byzantine setup.
Add VirtualBox Guest Additions to Centos, RHEL by Chris Shenton — last modified Sep 09, 2010 01:27 PM
To add the additions it needs the ability to compile kernel modules. On RHEL, if you don't have RHN license, you can install from a repo on the DVD. Once the Guest Additions are in, you get access to the Virtual Shared directory which is very useful to exchange files without network acces.
Xen and the art of CentOS maintenance by Chris Shenton — last modified Aug 27, 2010 05:42 PM
My initial foray into running Xen: much easier on Centos 5.5 than Ubuntu 10.05 so far
Flymake Mode for Emacs/JavaScript by Reed O'Brien — last modified Jul 22, 2011 09:29 PM
Use JSLint on javascript files live in Eamcs
Finding all Trac instances users by Chris Shenton — last modified Jun 30, 2010 05:44 PM
It's an easy UNIXy one-liner... once you know to look in the permissions table.
Google Tasks: OSX App, Android by Chris Shenton — last modified Jun 30, 2010 05:47 PM
Fluid creates a desktop app, accessible by Android too
IPython in ZODB debug session by Reed O'Brien — last modified May 19, 2010 07:12 PM
notes to myself to remember how to do this, again
Compiling Erlang (R13x) on Snow Leopard by Reed O'Brien — last modified May 16, 2010 08:42 PM
A total piece of cake now. Big steps forward from R12x
Compiling Python 3 on OS X Snow Leopard by Chris Shenton — last modified Feb 17, 2010 01:39 PM
Default configure and build dumped curious errors, a simple environment setting fixed it.
Postgres startup on OS X 10.6 by Chris Shenton — last modified Nov 21, 2011 07:23 PM
Use launchd and launchctl to start our hand-built Postgres server on OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.
Postgres, psycopg2, virtualenv install hints by Chris Shenton — last modified Feb 08, 2010 05:20 PM
Had problems with Darwin ports, homebrew install, etc etc. Put Postgres's binary directory in your PATH before trying to install psycopg2.
Apache with RADIUS authentication for Trac (with RSA server) by Chris Shenton — last modified Feb 05, 2010 04:13 PM
We wanted to have a Trac instance authenticate to our corporate RSA server which exposes a RADIUS protocol; the mod_auth_radius module did the trick.
hudson by Chris Shenton — last modified Jan 20, 2010 11:46 AM
Presentation on Hudson to HQ
Setup FreeTDS, ODBC and pyodbc to Connect to MS-SQL on FreeBSD by Reed O'Brien — last modified Jan 18, 2010 02:57 PM
Instructions for connecting FreeBSD 8.0 to MSSQL server (2005) for use with pyodbc and SQLAlchemy. it should also work fine on OSX 10.6.
FreeAgent: Timeslips, Invoices, Bank Accounts by Chris Shenton — last modified Jan 05, 2010 02:46 PM
FreeAgent integrate the crucial features we need, and has a reasonable price. It's not perfect though.
Time Tracking, Invoicing, Accounting Software by Chris Shenton — last modified Jan 05, 2010 01:35 AM
Desktop, Online, iPhone, Software as Service. So many to choose from. Not all of them good.
Zenoss: Missing RRD File by Chris Shenton — last modified Jan 02, 2010 01:16 PM
My Performance graphs were missing, and in their place a message about missing RRD files
System Monitoring with Zenoss by Chris Shenton — last modified Dec 29, 2009 04:38 PM
Zenoss is a sophisticated open source / commercial network monitoring system.