MySQL error: SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 126 Incorrect key file

If you ever get this kind of error: SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 126 Incorrect key file for table ‘/tmp/#sql_3aef_0.MYI’; try to repair it without an internet connection… you are in a bad place 🙂 The error message is very unclear about…

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Quick PhoneGap setup on Ubuntu

(tested on Ubuntu 14.04) Install NodeJS Go to https://github.com/joyent/node/wiki/Installing-Node.js-via-package-manager to get the following instructions updated: curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup | sudo bash – sudo apt-get install nodejs Install PhoneGap sudo npm install -g phonegap sudo npm install -g cordova If some…

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Monitoring Tomcat with Munin on Debian GNU/Linux

To monitor Tomcat with Munin 2.0 on Debian GNU/Linux (tested on Debian Squeeze with Tomcat6 and Debian Backports), you need the following steps. First, you need to install package tomcat6-admin which enables the Tomcat Manager app we will be using….

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Ref: Minimum RSA public key lengths

Just a reference to an interesting article on SSL and guidelines for the length of public keys in RSA before and after December 2013: http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2012/09/10/minimum-rsa-public-key-lengths-guidelines-or-rules.html

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Munin 2.0 on Debian

Munin 2.0 has been released and packaged for Debian, and even backported to Squeeze (from backports.debian.org). Even though there are still some quirks in this version (or just the Debian packaging), it is far better (more scalable, more powerful and…

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HOWTO Use gThumb to rename pictures in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

I’m used to gThumb to rename lots of pictures from camera’s filename to something including the date, hour taken and a sequence number, like this one: 2011-02-27–16.24.51_007.JPG. Basically, simply select pictures you want to rename and press F2 (or Edit->Rename)….

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