Category Archives: Tips/Code Snippets

Build An MP3 Catalogue System With Perl – Basics

My mp3 collection was increasing and I wanted to build a catalogue for the same. There are various steps in having even a simple catalogue system. In this post and a few posts that will follow, I will be explaining … Continue reading

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Time-zone Setting in Linux and BSDs from Shell

Often the default time-zone in a linux and bsd system does not match our preferences. On a system which we have installed ourself, we may have selected the appropriate time-zone during installation, but as systems administrators we often get our … Continue reading

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Creating a DEB package for Oracle Java

Linux based operating systems comes by default with Open JDK installations. Often it is necessary for various developmental needs to install the Oracle Java. Oracle only supplies two installations of Java for Linux based operating systems – a rpm and … Continue reading

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Nokia Asha 310 – Sync Contacts With Google Contacts using SyncML

Today I swapped my aging 4 year old Nokia 5800 Xpress Music with Nokia Asha 310 (Dual SIM with WiFI) from a local mobile store. The phone after the swap cost me Rs 3600/-. From last more than 8 months … Continue reading

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Enable Apache mod_rewrite module on OpenSuSE

OpenSuSE has mod_rewrite installed, but it is not loaded by default. Check if mod_rewrite is actually loaded by default or not: # grep “^APACHE_MODULES” /etc/sysconfig/apache2 APACHE_MODULES=”actions alias auth_basic authn_file authz_host authz_groupfile authz_default authz_user autoindex cgi dir env expires include log_config … Continue reading

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