Author Archives: juhap

Ubuntu quick firewall configuration

Quick instructions for enabling firewall on Ubuntu using Uncomplicated Firewall (ufw). The resulting rules are quite obvious. Incoming traffic is denied, except for ssh, http and https (these refer to /etc/services) and outgoing is allowed. These policies do not affect … Continue reading

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MongoDB as service on Windows

Quick install script for installing mongodb a service on Windows. Further instructions are available in official MongoDB docs. Download appropriate version: extract to your folder of choice, startup cmd.exe as Administrator and change to the MongDB folder. If you … Continue reading

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Refresh DHCP IP address in Ubuntu

Simple steps for getting new IP address via DHCP on Ubuntu (tested on Ubuntu 11.10, running under vmware with bridged network) # Release existing sudo dhclient -r # Get new sudo dhclient # Restart networking sudo /etc/init.d/networking stop sudo /etc/init.d/networking … Continue reading

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Using Dropbox to sync Sublime Text settings across Windows computers

Sublime Text stores settings and packages in %APPDATA%\Sublime Text 2 folder by default. Quick search did not reveal any way of forcing it use some other location. In order to sync the settings by using Dropbox, the files should obviously … Continue reading

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Nokia’s smart future

Resent news tell that Nokia has already in November acquired Smarterphone, A norwegian company that makes a lightweight platform that turns feature phone hardware into smartphone user experience. There’s not that much information available about their software which used to … Continue reading

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The user specified as a definer does not exist when using LOCK TABLES

Encountered annoying MySQL problem when trying to dump database from a backup server. MySQL kept complaining about The user specified as a definer (‘myuser’@’%’) does not exist when using LOCK TABLES when I ran mysqldump. The database had been originally … Continue reading

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Logging to Loggly from JBoss 5.1.0

Loggly is a fairly new cloud base log management service. You can think about it as lightweight and hosted version of Splunk. I find it pretty interesting, especially because it provides pay-as-go licensing model which I believe suits better to … Continue reading

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Nokia still loving Linux?

Job postings are always the best way to glance to a future of company, aren’t they? Maybe this reads as further evidence about the Linux future of Series 40. According to the posting on Monster, Nokia is looking for (Senior) … Continue reading

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Nokia bringing Linux and Qt to S40?

Rumours are saying that Nokia’s “Meltemi” project is about melting Linux and Series40 and adding some Qt magic in the process of doing it. As you probably know, Series 40 is currently based on Nokia’s proprietary operating system. To my … Continue reading

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Red Hat OpenShift

Red Hat is the latest company to join the big happy cloud provider family and they have interesting stuff to bring. OpenShift is a “portfolio of cloud services for deploying and managing applications in the cloud”. Basically with OpenShift tools … Continue reading

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