suhosin causing grief on Joomsuite component

Hopefully this helps me or someone else with the same issue in the future suhosin[25917]: ALERT – configured POST variable limit exceeded – dropped variable ‘task_com_morfeoshow[]’ (attacker ‘xxx.xxx.xx.xxx’, file ‘/home/user/public_html/administrator/index.php’) in your php.ini (or suhosin.ini depending on your setup) [suhosin]suhosin.post.max_vars = 2000suhosin.request.max_vars = 1000 Technorati Tags: suhosin, apache, joomla

Boo Language aspx .Net using xsp2 on Mono and Linux (Ubuntu)

I have been playing around with boo a little bit because it has Python-inspired syntax, runs at C# speeds and is a first class citizen on dotnet. So I decided to find out what it would be like to do some web programming in it. I learned a bit about asp.Net in the process and […]

Recording Last.fm Streams with Ubuntu Linux Rhythmbox to mp3 or ogg

There’s three options available for achieving this, as far as I can see: TheLastRipper – This is a fully featured streamripper for last.fm that has a great feature set (ID3v2 tags, international characters, automatic directory hierachies) BUT you can not listen to the streams while it’s ripping. It’s got the ‘love’ / ‘ban’ buttons but […]

Bulk Export Images to JPG from PDF – bash one liner

Sometimes I forget what power there is in free software. I put this quickie together the other day. Just be aware that it won’t handle any spaces in the PDF filename. for i in *.pdf;do pdfimages $i ${i%.*};done && for i in *.ppm;do ppmtojpeg $i >> ${i%.*}.jpg;done; rm -f *.ppm images are exported as -00n.jpg […]

Bash command to determine multiple logins sorted by user with the most logins

Here ’tis w | awk ‘{a[$1]++}END{for(i in a){print a[i] ” ” i}}’ | sort -rn | head stumbled on this issue with a HP-UX server we run where the maxusers kernel paramater is set to 600 (512 by default). To change this setting, requires a reboot of the server (something not easily achievable at midday […]

Easy DVD Authoring in Linux thanks to Wine and DVD Flick

I haven’t spent much time with Video editing / DVD authoring on either Linux or Windows. Mostly because I don’t watch much video except for a wierd philia for watching Cop Chases on Youtube or at the other end of the spectrum, watching the extremely interesting TedTalks using Miro or Google Tech Talks. Anyway, my […]

Open Source Ecommerce alternatives to Zencart, OSCommerce and Virtuemart

A couple of new open source Ecommerce products out and about that will hopefully see the end of the monstrosity called OSCommerce and it’s less ugly incarnations – Whilst they have served me well in the past and I may feel tempted to use Virtuemart for a customer who: a) Will never ever need any […]

Open Source Web Design and Development Tools – Inkscape and Kompozer

I have been using Linux on the desktop part-time for nearly 6 years now and full-time for 3 years. My web development experience began using Macromedia’s tools and when I migrated to Linux, I took them with me with the help of the Wine project to run them under Linux. The majority of the functionality […]

Learn to Design Web Themes and Templates with New Wiki

ThemesWiki.org is a new website designed to provide users with comprehensive, free guides for designing Web Themes and Templates. This site intends to ease the web design process by providing tutorials for a large number of systems at a common location. It is often difficult to find a resource that is focused on providing quality, […]

How to schedule Linux to mute speaker volume overnight

Here’s a simple method of automatically muting your volume overnight and resetting it in the morning. This is especially good for those who use softphones, skype or an IM client that have sound alerts output to speakers. We are going to use three command line tools for this: aumix, which and cron. We are also […]