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Problem running pgcli fixed by installing from git using pip

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:54:41 +0000

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

NU.NL Podcast Algemeen nieuws RSS feed

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:37:38 +0000

I was delighted to discover that the main go to news site in the Netherlands, 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

Refresh a proxy cache with Curl

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 09:29:08 +0000

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Safely enabling ssh in the default Raspbian Image

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:49:13 +0000

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

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:09:29 +0000

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

aws cp not working in cron

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:09:55 +0000

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

Escaping XML with Sed

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:15:47 +0000

There are five XML characters that need to be escaped: " " ' ' < < > > & & And here is the solution ruakh provided over on stackoverflow sed 's/&/\&/g; s//\>/g; s/"/\"/g; s/'"'"'/\'/g'


Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:22:06 +0000

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

Citrix SSL Error 61 – “GlobalSign Root CA”

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:47:55 +0000

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

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 07:50:51 +0000

I am trying to mount a cifs share aka smaba/smb/windows share, from a Debian server so I can access log files when needed. To do this automatically I create two mounts, one which is read only and is automatically mounted … Continue reading