Category Archives: open source

Using SonarQube 5.4, Maven 3.3.9, Jenkins 2.19.1 on systems with both Java 1.7 and 1.8

Hello folks! My team spent hours and hours beating our head against a Sonar deployment problem on Ubuntu Trusty (14.04 LTS). I thought I might share our findings so that you won’t have to! As you probably know, Trusty only … Continue reading

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OpenDaylight Symposium 2016

I’ll write this later.  Keywords and notes inline Cloud 5G AT&T Ericsson SDN Cisco Intel Linux Debian Ubuntu Open Source Hydrogen Helium Lithium OSI stack Usability Developers and users working together. Fast Dev/Test cycles Sessions start at 10:30 Message … Continue reading

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virt manager cannot find suitable emulator for x86 64

Looks like I was missing qemu-kvm. $ sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm qemu-system

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Hello dear readers and attendees, This is the post that I will be/ will have been referencing during my presentation to the Seattle Central Community College’s Byte club on Thursday, December 10th at 1500-1630. I will begin with a bit … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, ajax, C.J. Insider, colliertech, cryptography, css, Databases, debian, Free Software, freenode, git, Hardware, html, irc, javascript, jessie, linux, mail, microsoft, mysql, Networking, open source, perl, security, Software, Telephony, ubuntu, VBox, virtualization, washington, wiki, winter, x509 | 3 Comments

Regarding fdupes

Dear readers, There is a very useful tool for finding and merging shared permanent storage, and its name is fdupes. There was a terrible occurrence in the software after version 1.51, however. They removed the -L argument because too many … Continue reading

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Trip Report: UW signing-party

Dear Debian Users, I met last night with a friend from many years ago and a number of students of cryptography. I was disappointed to see the prevalence of black hat, anti-government hackers at the event. I was hoping that … Continue reading

Posted in 19.34 RCW, amateur, cryptography, debian, Free Software, freenode, government, gpl, irc, LD43, linux, microsoft, military, Networking, NIST, nsa, open source, OSX, pgp, politics, PRCCDC, production, security, SELinux, Software, tls, ubuntu, washington, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo, Windows, x509 | 17 Comments

A harowing upgrade

I just dist-upgraded the blog server to jessie. A couple of errors from code with checks for which modules are enabled from .htaccess (deprecated and now obsolete behavior). Nothing all that rocky. Go team Debian!

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Maxine is now running on mariadb

So back when I was working for MySQL AB as support manager for MaxDB, I created an IRC bot to help manage the #maxdb channel on Freenode. We didn’t get a lot of traffic, and Daniel De Graaf mentioned that … Continue reading

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Load balancing SIP across Asterisk with BIG-IP

Topology Participating hosts * 1x BIG-IP VE * 1x Debian Squeeze “Provisioning Server” serving DHCP, TFTP & DNS * 3x Nortel/Avaya 1120E hard phones flashed to SIP1120e04.01.13.00 * 2x Debian Squeeze + digium asterisk packages: $ grep asterisk /etc/apt/sources.list deb … Continue reading

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Matthew Broderick broke The Music Man.

I was reading Lefty’s recent blog post and was reminded (by way of a certain scene) of being pissed off by Broderick’s s/egg/globe/ in the 2003 production of The Music Man. I was going to put the following in the … Continue reading

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