JavaScript: Event Registration

This article was first written in May 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/255). Description Attach an event to an element by defining the type of event to listen for, the handler function to execute when the event is fired,…

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HOWTO Fully Install PostgreSQL on Debian

This article was first written in March 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/218). This is a short tutorial on how to fully install PostgreSQL (with ready-to-use user accounts and test table) on a simple Debian installation. When not specified…

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Rsyncable gzip

This article was first written in February 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/206). GZIP=”–rsyncable” tar zcvf toto.tar.gz /toto Why do you need this special option ? Because if you compress your files before synchronising them with rsync, a very small…

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Bash error message: {bad interpreter: No such file or directory}

This article was first written in February 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/203). If you encounter the following error while trying to execute a shell script with Bash, it is probably a carriage return problem: bad interpreter: No such…

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HOWTO Convert carriage returns between UNIX and DOS on Debian

This article was first written in February 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/203). The convert carriage returns between UNIX- and DOS-kind of CR, use the tools dos2unix and unix2dos from the sysutils package. Usage is really simple: $ dos2unix…

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HOWTO Add journalization on a filesystem in Solaris

This article was first written in January 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/202). Solaris supports journalization (aka logging) on UFS filesystems which allows for shorter reboot times after a crash. To activate it, it is really simple: Go edit…

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Athlon Powersavings on Debian

This article was first written in January 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/199). On 2.4 kernels on Debian, there is a driver that enables better powersavings for AMD760MP and AMD-760MPX (usually found on multi-processors mainboards such as Tyan S2460,…

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Using Debian’s superior package management system (APT)

This article was first written in January 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/197). The Debian GNU/Linux FAQ – Chapter 6 – Basics of the Debian package management system Tips on working with Packaging Commands on Debian Linux Debian package…

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HOWTO Speedup your Debian GNU/Linux

This article was first written in January 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/195). Warning: This article is still work in progress. You have to keep in mind that speed is somewhat relative. It is often just a question of…

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HOWTO Install Debian Sarge on an AOpen 1557 GLS

This article was first written in December 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/194). Introduction All in all, the basic Debian Sarge install (using Netinst CD) does a lot of work and the laptop is usable as is (network, graphical…

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