Category Archives: Open Source

Setting up a Minimal Samba Server in Fedora Core 12

Goal: Minimal FC12 Samba install with low RAM usage, high security, and least amount of configuration. Why? Quickly turn an older machine into a modern Fedora Core 12 file server compatible with linux and windows clients. Less software installed means less setup, less maintenance, less updates, and less chance of human error somewhere along the [...]

WordPress Plugin – Notify Admin Only of WP Updates

Update: This plugin is tested and known to be working with WP 2.9.1 ok, with the release of WordPress 2.8.3 – if finally got around to upgrading my Notify Admin Only plugin to work with WP 2.8+ Download Plugin: Notify Admin Only v2.0 in case you’re not sure what this plugin actually does, well, it [...]

WP 2.3 Plugin – Per Post Creative Commons License

This plugin will add the ability to choose different Creative Commons licensing structures for different posts that you publish to your WordPress blog. As far as i could tell, there are currently 2 other CC plugins for WordPress – wpLicense and cc-configurator – however both of them only let you set your license on a [...]

Using Subversion with WordPress – Part 2: Maintaining Vendor Branches and Upgrading WP Core Files

This article assumes you have already read, “Using Subversion with WordPress – Part 1: Creating Vendor Branches and Integrating your Existing Code“. In short, you want to use Subversion to track/maintain local versions of both WordPress code and your own internal project code, side-by-side, all in the same svn repository. In the previously mentioned article [...]

Using Subversion with WordPress – Part 1: Creating Vendor Branches and Integrating your Existing Code

This article assumes that you’ve read the basic svn howto and the more specific one provided on the WP Codex but would like to try or need a setup similar to that described here on a page called: Vendor branches. In short, you want to use Subversion to track/maintain local versions of both WordPress code [...]

WordPress 2.3 Plugin – ezmlm mailing list subscribe form

ezmlm is a qmail-based mailing list manager written by Dan J. Bernstein. From their site: “It has all the basic functionality of a mailing list manager, such as subscriber address management including automated bounce handling as well as message distribution and archiving. Its purpose is to efficiently send a message to a large number of [...]

VMTN Virtual Appliances – the 52 that looked interesting to me

I have been using vmware for a while now.. Recently, i got sucked into the VMware Technology Network (VMTN) site – again – and browsing through the many virtual appliances available for download, i managed to compile a list of 52 of my favorites. All you need to do is download the free VMware Player, [...]