Alacarte app menu editor busted in Debian and other linux distros

Can't move menu items with alacarte in gnome on Debian Wheezy. Solution is to manuallly edit the menu XML file:

Menu XML found here: ~/.config/menus/

Application .desktop files are found in the home directory:

For all users:


Gigabyte GA-Z87MX-D3H linux build



Debian linux Wheezy (debian-7.1.0-amd64) does not recognize the intel i217V GbE LAN chip.

Possible problems  resolved in latest build of Eth driver:
ChangeLog for 2.5.4 ===================

Sync files and directories using Rsync, Zenity, SSH and cron

My systems as performed: Ubuntu 10.04 Localhost, Debian 6.03 Remotehost

1) Configure your systems for an SSH public/private keypair (see ref: 1 below)

2) configure local user's bash environment: (see ref: 5)

edit ~/.bashrc and add this line:

xhost local:your_localuser > /dev/null

3) create rsync script:

Hacked by Li

A tranche of daily Http: requests to my server, a peculiar block of chinese addresses and other IPs in my apache conf blacklist. These guys are fucking relentless.

Perl script scraping the Apache error logs and poking them into mysql using DBI:

What is the Cat Cam ?

This was one of the original objectives for my home-server system. Since I'm leaving a computer running full time with a 5/30Mb internet connection, I might as well make it pay for itself.

Take a $29 webcam, add Zoneminder open source software (on top of a LAMP) and you have an in-home security and monitoring system.


Drupal WYSIWYG module and hack

Gallery2 image buttons missing from the your rich-text editor ? I'm sure this is relevant to the other CMS', Joomla and wordpress.
From the drupal issues queue


Locate the wysiwyg_tinymce_plugins function in

Gallery2 .htaccess rewrite conditions

# BEGIN Url Rewrite section
# (Automatically generated.  Do not edit this section)
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteEngine On

    RewriteBase /

    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -f [OR]
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -d [OR]
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} gallery\_remote2\.php
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/index\.php$
    RewriteRule .   -   [L]

Various drupal hacks

Don't you hate it when you hack something or pour over a problem, only to forget later how you did it ? This is a dump of various hacks that's open to indexing by the search engines, perhaps something can be of value to others messing with drupal core code (faux pas), css, modules, layout or whatever.

How to setup drupal calendar irregular date repeats

To set up a calendar repeat of a date that isnt a numerical date, i.e. Thanksgiving is the 4th Thursday of every November, use the calendar modlue advanced repeat properties.

Here's a screen print of the details to make it work, notice that I chose every 12 months. If you choose every year the content is not passed to the calendar.



drupal calendar date offset filter bug
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