I wanted a command language translator that can be used in bash shell scripts. There are a couple of options available, but none that were versatile enough. A little research resulted in finding that Google Translate offered what I wanted and that there was a JSON interface, which I could use with Perl’s JSON [...]
It’s a WYSIWYG world. After all, we’re nearly in the future, which I define as 2019, the year Rick Deckard chases down replicants in the Blade Runner. Still no flying cars, which is disappointing. Even so, we have Steve Jobs, so the future coming, right?
GUI everything isn’t all that it could be. For [...]
Dropbox is so useful! Wouldn’t it be great to have that same convenience and function for your user account on your server, just like you have on your workstation?
This has been tested on Ubuntu Lucid and Jaunty. This procedure will create a system with:
Install a separate Dropbox client (daemon) for individual users [...]
This is a copy of the script I use to create an instance of a Kohana project. It works on Ubuntu server (tested with Lucid). Adapt it to your own needs, of course.
#! /bin/bash CODE="upc" OWNER="myusername" GROUP="mygroupname" KOHANA_URL="http://dev.kohanaframework.org/attachments/download/1355/kohana-v2.3.4.zip" KOHANA_ZIP="kohana-v2.3.4.zip" SITESROOT="/usr/local/var/www" URL="www.mysite.com" # database.php parameters DBUSER="mydbuser" DBPWD="mydbpasswd" DBHOST="localhost" DBDATABASE="mydbname" # # make sure this [...]