Author Archives: ken_fallon

Installing snx on Fedora 28

Ahh yes. dnf install /lib/ld-linux.so.2 libX11.so.6 libpam.so.0 libstdc++.so.5 libnsl.so.1

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Problem running pgcli fixed by installing from git using pip

Pgcli is a command line interface for Postgres with auto-completion and syntax highlighting. Recently it gave a problem under fedora. $ pgcli –host pg.example.com –port 1234 –username username –password –dbname pgdb Traceback (most recent call last): File “/usr/bin/pgcli”, line 11, … Continue reading

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NU.NL Podcast Algemeen nieuws RSS feed

I was delighted to discover that the main go to news site in the Netherlands nu.nl, is doing a daily podcast. I enjoy catching up on the RTÉ Morning Ireland, and the BBC Global News podcasts on the train, and I … Continue reading

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Refresh a proxy cache with Curl

This is what you’re looking for http://martin.hoppenheit.info/blog/2015/refresh-proxy-cache-with-curl/

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Safely enabling ssh in the default Raspbian Image

In this post I will show you how to take a default Raspbian Image and safely enable ssh by allowing remote access only with authorized keys. This post is also been released as a podcast on Hacker Public Radio. ogg: … Continue reading

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Jenkins giving Javascript error on Robot Framework reports

I was struggling with an issue with Jenkins and Robot Framework. After a test run I could open the results file but not report.html nor log.html. They failed with a strange JavaScript error, even though that javascript was enabled. A … Continue reading

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aws cp not working in cron

I just had a problem downloading some files from Amazon Web Services using the aws cp command. The script ran fine as the root user but did not when run in roots cron tab. A normal copy command that took … Continue reading

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Escaping XML with Sed

There are five XML characters that need to be escaped: ” &quot; ‘ &apos; < &lt; > &gt; & &amp; And here is the solution ruakh provided over on stackoverflow sed ‘s/&/\&amp;/g; s/</\&lt;/g; s/>/\&gt;/g; s/”/\&quot;/g; s/'”‘”‘/\&#39;/g’

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ccClock

All the information is included This is also released as a podcast on Hacker Public Radio and on the Internet Archive. Over the years the image of the clock has been abstracted and stylized to a point where a long and … Continue reading

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Citrix SSL Error 61 – “GlobalSign Root CA”

After a long period of not having issues with Citrix, this old chestnut popped up again. You have not chosen to trust “GlobalSign Root CA”, the issuer of the server;s security certificate (SSL error 61) I checked back and we … Continue reading

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