PHP4 issue (v4.4.5)

I just spent the last 3 hours trying to figure out how come, after upgrading the PHP version on my web server, two websites were broken. In particular, these two were done using my colleague’s new framework — which is pretty good — but they just wouldn’t work. Apache2 would prompt to download the .php […]

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PHP5 on Fedora Core 6 (64-bit)

# gunzip -dc php-5.2.1.tar.gz | tar -xof – # cd php-5.2.1 # ./configure –with-apxs2=/usr/local/apache2/bin/apxs \ –with-mysql \ –with-libdir=lib64 . . . checking for MySQL support… yes checking for specified location of the MySQL UNIX socket… no checking for MySQL UNIX socket location… no configure: error: Cannot find MySQL header files under yes. Note that the […]

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Z Shell on Fedora Core 6

Z Shell zsh.org. Apparently this is a very good alternative to bash, but this is all about getting out of the comfort zone, so here goes: # tar zxvf zsh-4.2.6.tar.gz # cd zsh-4.2.6 # more INSTALL # ./configure # make # make check # make install # pico /etc/shells — added /usr/local/bin/zsh to the list […]

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Apache2 on Fedora Core 6 (64-bit)

This blog post is a lifesaver. CPU: AMD Opteron 144 (UP) OS: FC-6-x86_64 (in VMWare Player) Download this, save as /home/wayne-devel/patch.txt. Then run commands (as root): # gunzip -dc httpd-2.2.4.tar.gz | tar -xof – # cd httpd-2.2.4/srclib/apr-util/build/ # patch apu-conf.m4 /home/wayne-devel/patch.txt # rm configure # cd ../../../ # rm configure #. /buildconf # ./configure –enable-mime-magic […]

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Outlook settings

The Outlook settings to connect to the server are as follows: servername = livejournal.com username = wayne Replace the LHS with the RHS as specified below: Incoming (POP): openmail.servername, port 110 Outgoing (SMTP): openmail.servername, port 25 E-mail address: username@servername UserID: username.servername Password: password We also have a webmail feature that you will be access through […]

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