Category Archives: web development

Automatically Download All The Wallpapers From National Geographic [MAC Version]

In my travels today i found a great post from http://www.webupd8.org Its a set up scripts for linux that will download all the Wallpapers from Nation Geopraphic. Well, it was Linux only and didn’t work nativity on my Mac, so … Continue reading

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Managing multiple Debian linux servers

At CIAS here we manage around 20 linux machines, of which only a handful of them are in a cluster. This means that conventional tools such as puppet and other cluster management software suits don’t fit well into what we … Continue reading

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Logwatch & RSS – A Perfect Union

Here at CIAS we have a bunch of linux servers, and we run logwatch on them to give us a daily look at our servers. There are few options with logwatch and how you want to get the information, you … Continue reading

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Wildcard Certificate on cias.rit.edu

Earlier today we installed a wildcard certificate on cias.rit.edu. What does this mean? A: Before today, if you went to https://bjcpgd.cias.rit.edu (over SSL) you would be using the certifcate for cias.rit.edu, and in the eyes of your browser bjcpgd.cias.rit.edu and … Continue reading

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Apache Errors

Tonight i encountered a new error in Apache i’ve never seen before: [Thu Feb 28 17:54:32 2008] [notice] child pid 2602 exit signal File size limit exceeded (25) I saw MANY of these errors, and Apache wouldn’t return any pages … Continue reading

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Developers BEWARE

Ok, this is a really funny thing that happened to me a few days ago while working with an outside vendor. We were talking about an unnamed product by an unnamed vendor. Tech: We connect using RSS to remote control … Continue reading

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I admire this!

This student’s goal is to get his CIAS blog to the top of google http://sjb0940.cias.rit.edu/wordpress/?p=103

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Leopard, ImageMagick gem

I was searching the internet looking for a way to install the ImageMagick gem on Leopard, and lone behold i found it! YAY http://nullstyle.com/2007/10/27/how-to-build-imagemagick-and-install-rmagick-with-macports-on-mac-os-x-leopard/

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BUG: Found and solution

There seems to be a bug in the latest versions of Ruby on Rails that is installed on the cias web server If you are seeing in your ruby logs: ActionController::RoutingError (no route found to match and from the web … Continue reading

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Creating a Rails Application on cias.rit.edu

**disclaimer** I would like to thank Adam Miller very much for working with me to create an environment that can run ruby on rails, and for providing this great how-to for creating rails application on cias.rit.edu I personally cannot take … Continue reading

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