Recently I’ve been using Centos a lot and SELinux has been somewhat painful to get used to in comparison to other systems, for example Debian. With some determination to not disable SELinux, I eventually found out how to understand why certain functionality was not performing as expected: Error log file: /var/log/audit/audit.log Converting to human readable error messages: yum install setroubleshoot-server... Read Arcticle
This post will provide a solution for DOMDocument::loadHTML mangling foreign characters.
Recently I had to deploy a number of new Centos 7 virtual private servers using VMware vSphere. This guide describes how to configure a LAMP setup on a new Centos 7 box. Network configuration This part of the guide is more for my own reference, however if you need to manually configure the network settings on your new VPS then... Read Arcticle
A how-to post on resolving utf-8 data that was originally stored as latin-1 and not converted correctly to utf-8.
Debugging OpenVPN can sometimes be a struggle, this article provides a useful flow diagram to help you narrow down the cause of your problems.
This article will guide you through how to install GitLab on Centos 5 from source as they do not officially provide any documentation on this.
I recently experienced an issue when installing Debian 7 into VMWare whereby GNome 3 would fallback to 2D mode. Having initially been quite stumped, the solution was rather simple.
I came across an issue following a new firewall installation whereby Sendmail was unable to access the mail server on the internal network. Due to having no control over the DNS my initial solution was to add the internal IP to the /etc/hosts file however Sendmail didn't seem to take much attention to it. After a little research it turned out that by default SendMail uses DNS for name resolution, not the /etc/hosts file. This post outlines how to resolve this issue.
Well it's been almost 2 years since the original design of Miami-Nice. Given the time period I thought I'd give the website a new splash of colour and style for the summer months!
One of the most annoying things about administering a system is when it fails and you have no backup. A simple but effective method of mitigating this risk is to backup to a remote storage facility. Services such as Dropbox / Google Drive ensure that your data is safe and secure. In this tutorial I cover how to set-up a... Read Arcticle