Archive for the 'Gentoo' Category

How to Install the Party Poker Client on Linux using Wine

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

I recently switched from using Ladbrokes Poker Client to using Party Poker. I use linux and so I have installed it using Wine. Here’s how I did it. Install wine Configure wine Install Mozilla Install Mozilla ActiveX Control Install Shockwave plugin Install Party Poker Client 1. Install wine I have installed wine version 0.9.29. My […]

Solaris 10 and Windows XP Virtual Machines running on Linux using Qemu

Sunday, May 7th, 2006

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Using PECL-APC with Gallery

Sunday, April 2nd, 2006

I recently decided to use a php cache to speed up the response of my websites. I decided to use PECL-APC (Alternative PHP Cache) and I did the following Installing PECL-APC Check Installation Fix Problems with PECL-APC and Gallery 1. Installing PECL-APC I’m using PHP5 and Gentoo. The dev-php5/pecl-apc package is masked by the ~x86 […]

Using the Geo-IP plugin with Awstats in Gentoo Linux

Sunday, January 15th, 2006

Here’s a summary of what we’re going to do… emerge Geo-IP Check that it works using geoiplookup Edit the awstats config file 1. Emerge Geo-IP It’s as easy as … emerge Geo-IP This will also emerge the geoip package if it is not already installed. 2. Check that it works using geoiplookup We can check […]

Remote Backup Using Flexbackup and SSH

Monday, December 26th, 2005

I have a server running Gentoo Linux which hosts a Subversion repository, a vpopmail and qmail system, a MySql database and more. I’m going to make a backup copy of the data on this machine in the event that I need to rebuild this server. I have chosen Flexbackup to perform this task. Here’s how I did it.