Vim – Toggle between vertical and horizontal window layout

I keep forgetting how to do this – Note to self. Make a How to change from a horizontal list to a vertical list of windows, and vice versa: ————————— horizontal list of windows to vertical list of windows —————————     W|W|W to     W     W       W     :windo wincmd K —————————- vertical […]

Nomachine NX – Desktop Sharing & Shadowing now available.

Wow.. a great week it has been in the enterprise Linux world. Last week, we had: Mindquarry 1.1 released TinyERP released a web client and a new version OpenBravo 2.30 released and while it’s not truly open source, NoMachine released V3 of their NX server and finally, they have introduced desktop sharing and session shadowing […]

Open Source Collaboration – Part 2 – A day with Mindquarry

In my last post, I wrote about my search for an OSS (compatible) collaboration product and how I came across three contenders. Mindquarry O3Spaces PengYou I took a better look at the demos for PengYou and realised that it’s main functions are: Webdav server Very nice file manager for the webdav server Plugin for OpenOffice […]

Open Source Sharepoint Alternatives – Remote Collaboration

I originally titled this article “Open Source Collaboration – Stumbling upon Open Source Gems” but I know that I have been searching around using the current title’s keywords, so I thought it would be worthy to use it. I’ve been in discussion with David Lee from Open Source Green Vehicle about using MediaWiki as the […]

SQLyog Community running under Wine with Feisty Fawn theme

In one of my previous posts, I outlined using VMware as a platform for web development. I’ll just outline some of the advantages of that: Developing / adding content locally into Joomla / Zen-cart is much faster than remotely You always have a backup copy if your webhost dies Once you get more than 2-3 […]

Jitterbit – Migrating dissimilar data, continuously even

I run a webhosting business based in Sydney, Australia specialising in supporting open source software and managed / custom solutions for our clients. A bit off-topic here but for any web hosts reading this, there’s some great up and coming GPL control panels AND billing systems. Billing Systemhttp://www.ultrize.com/minibill/ (Simple & small but looks good)http://www.solid-state.org/ (More […]

Making Django pervasive- Pylucid as an example

Two days ago, I was doing my weekly browse of Freshmeat when I came across Pylucid,a CMS that seems to be getting refactored from it’s original Python foundations into Django. Now, it’s versioning is still 0.8.0alpha1 and yes, it is alpha quality software with many things not working etc. but SOME things really struck me […]