Linux Administration, Web Development »

[19 Feb 2011 | One Comment | ]

Quite easy really, once you know how.
First we add in the Epel repo for 64bit Centos5
rpm -Uvh http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/5/x86_64/epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm
and then you need to disableexcludes in yum due to Cpanel disabling Perl from yum updates. So to install git now, we run.
yum –disableexcludes=main install git
Simple, really.

Linux Administration »

[28 Jul 2010 | One Comment | ]

Very simply.
sudo dmidecode –type 17
This gives the following output:
# dmidecode 2.9
SMBIOS 2.4 present.
Handle 0×1100, DMI type 17, 27 bytes
Memory Device

Linux Administration »

[16 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

Australian Magento Developers, Fontis have published a great Howto to help you setup an Australian store quire and to ensure you are compliant with ATO’s requirements
You can read Fontis’ Australian Magento post here.

Cross-Platform, Virtualization (Virtualisation), Windows Administration »

[21 May 2010 | One Comment | ]

Citrix has released Xenclient. A hypervisor designed to run on Laptops. There’s some excellent arguments for doing so in a corporate environment. I just read a nice, concise overview of Xenclient at Standalone Sysadmin

Linux Administration »

[19 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

One of those pain points in Magento is bulk uploading Categories. I know there’s this solution and also this bulk category solution, which are both basically the same thing. I actually feel more comfortable using Python and it also means that I don’t have to install Zend on my local machine to access the remote API.
One struggle I did get stuck on is the “Access Denied” message when connecting. A lot of people are having issues with it. My issue was that I had used the same username for my …