Archive for February 2011

Remember the path young Padawan

Always remember to use the complete path in your CRON scripts.  The script below will check to see if your server can ping a router, if it fails it will restart your network.  This scripts works on Red Hat based Linux systems like CentOS and Fedora. #!/bin/bash ROUTER_IP=XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX ( ! /bin/ping -c1 $ROUTER_IP >/dev/null 2>&1 )…

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Linux Bugs

I was trying to restart my network on my Fedore14 box with a crontab. I got this error/etc/init.d/functions: line 51: /dev/stderr: Permission deniedApparently I have fallen prey to an official bugBug 650103 – /etc/init.d/functions: line 51: /dev/stderr: Permission deniedI like it when I discover that I am not doing anything wrong and it is the…

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Introducing HTML5

I am reading this book with my Safari Books Online account. Introducing HTML5 By: Bruce Lawson; Remy Sharp Publisher: New Riders Pub. Date: July 11, 2010 Print ISBN-10: 0-321-68729-9 Print ISBN-13: 978-0-321-68729-6 Web ISBN-10: 0-321-71794-5 Web ISBN-13: 978-0-321-71794-8 Pages in Print Edition: 240 I like reading books online because it allows me to have the…

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HTML5

I am reading up on all of the new changes in HTML5. I am writing this post on a Fedora 14 bot using Blogilo. Thsi is my first time using a Linux Blogging editor to write a post to my blog.Doing this underscores how Blogging has changed how I work and create content. i started…

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