Category Archives: HOWTOs

Using Inkscape to convert BMP to SVG

My friend has a service business here in Lee County, Florida. His business is doing well and he gets quite a bit of work using simple word-of-mouth advertising. That’s great, but when I think about the out-of-town folk showing up … Continue reading

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Introduction to JQuery

“jQuery is a multi-browser JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.” Basically what this means is that it makes it easy and fun to make interactive Websites or, as I like to use it for, making nice looking web apps that can be … Continue reading

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Custom Shell Prompt

I use this whenever I set up a new RedHat server.  I add it to the end of the /etc/bashrc file and it gives me the FQDN of the host.  I have a habit of using "web" or "server1" across … Continue reading

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Debian Packages Installed

I use this to determine which debian packages are installed and when they were installed.  This is easy to do with RPMs.  Debian based systems make it a little more complex task. echo -e "State tLast change t tName" > … Continue reading

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Clearing the Exim Queue

When I need to clear out an Exim MTA mail queue entirely I use this command: # exim -Mrm $(mailq | awk '{print $3}')

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