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Installing Webmin on CentOS

One of the first things I did on my Media Tempe (dv) was install webmin because I’m a huge fan of easy it let’s you manage your web/server, e.g. web interface to quickly change config files or restart particular services without having to login through SSH. A more official description: Webmin is a web-based interface […]

Restore your MySQL database from the command line

I always forget these simple commands and since I just had to do a restore because of a 2.1 upgrade sna-foo. Restoring via the command line Restoring from FILENAME.mysql is a three step process: 1.Drop the database mysqladmin -u USERNAME -p drop DATABASE 2. Recreate the database mysqladmin -u USERNAME -p create DATABASE 3. Import […]

Blog Out

For some reason my blog went down. Most likely do to a server error on Media Temple’s side and not mine, for a change. Looked around the web and it seems it’s a /tmp issue. After I found out that I was getting the “error 28” message I tried to repair the tables in phpMyAdmin […]

Ruby on Rails

I’ve developed a fondness to RonR. Last week I went through the Apple Dev. tutorial and really noticed how easy it was to produce a web application with Ruby and Rails. I’ve also come to the conclusion that Ruby is not just another buzz word going around the web tagging along with the whole web […]

Ubuntu cont….

So I have ubuntu installed, now what. What are the apps that I need to install in order for me to do wordpress development or any php and mysql work. Any apps that I should have just to have?

Server outage, again.

Still not sure why this is happening, I looked through all my logs and only found that I need to increase my php mem limit. Nothing else. I am currently backing up everything within the last hour because I’m contimplating upgrading Plesk, which would update all the packages like php, mysql and apache. I just […]


Only 2 hours since I installed Mint and I absolutely love it. Not only is the UI beautiful but the open API is fantastic, I’ve already installed 7 plugins. I intend to write a review after I use it for awhile and it collects more data so I can share. In the meantime if you […]

This Week’s bookmarks

Shared bookmarks for user scatteredmedia The Tao of Mac – mySQL — Tagged as: [Mac mySQL] : The Largest BitTorrent Community — Tagged as: [Torrents] Free and original Photoshop Brushes – — Tagged as: [Photoshop] Fedora Project, sponsored by Red Hat — Tagged as: [Server] Integrator for WordPress — Tagged as: […]

This Week’s bookmarks

Shared bookmarks for user scatteredmedia The Tao of Mac — Tagged as: [Mac] YourSQL — Tagged as: [Mac Server mySQL] Apple – Mac OS X Downloads — Tagged as: [Downloads Mac Plugins Tiger] Apple – Mac OS X Downloads – Automator Actions — Tagged as: [Mac Plugins Tiger] Apple – Mac OS X Downloads […]

Dan Cameron

I build stuff with WordPress

I'm currently building Sprout Apps to help small businesses and freelancers running WordPress.