Setting up Slackware 13 (64-bit) (part 1)

Download new kernel from http://kernel.org

# cd /usr/src
#tar -xvjf <kernel_file_name>.tar.bz2
#rm linux
#ln -s <new_kernel_folder> linux
#cd linux
#make mrproper
#make menuconfig (have fun 🙂 )
#make
#make install
#reboot && cross your fingers

Install Slapt-Get

# wget http://software.jaos.org/slackpacks/13.0-x86_64/slapt-get/slapt-get-0.10.2d-x86_64-1.tgz
#installpkg slapt-get-0.10.2d-x86_64-1.tgz
#nano /etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc
#slapt-get --update
#slapt-get --upgrade

Fix WordPress upload error – HTTP error

The inability to upload files in WordPress first showed up in version 2.5. The solution for me was to edit the .htaccess file in the root directory of my webserver (the directory where WordPress is installed). Add the following to the the .htaccess file after the "END WordPress":

<IfModule mod_security.c>
<Files async-upload.php>
SecFilterEngine Off
SecFilterScanPOST Off
</Files>
</IfModule>

If you are having the problem of your .htaccess file losing its changes, you have most likely put something inside the WordPress block of the .htaccess file. Keep any custom changes outside of that block or they will be overwritten.

It seems that this problem still occurs in WordPress 2.6, but the error message is slightly different — "An error occurred in the upload. Please try again later."

This fix is still necessary in newer versions of WordPress.

Now hosted at LiNode

I have finished moving my websites to LiNode (actually last Sunday, not today… )

I got the smallest plan but it performs better than MediaTemple’s (gs) service.

Here’s a snapshot of my linode status (btw, I blurred my linode number just in case) :

If want to use LiNode for your hosting needs, please consider using this link: Referral link

I’ll post more about as my journey progresses

Some thoughts on installing Aptana 1.5.1

Last weekend I re-installed all my operating systems and had a lot of trouble installing/updating Aptana Studio on Windows and OSX, I am taking some notes just in case more people face the same situation:

1. Install Aptana 1.5.1

2. Choose your workspace

3. Add 2 new software locations:

  • Aptana Update Site: http://update.aptana.com/install/php/
  • Galileo Update Site: http://download.eclipse.org/releases/galileo

Test the connection for both locations

4.Install the following packages ( I do PHP development, so…. )

  • PHP Development Tools (PDT) – PDT SDK 2.1.2
  • PHP Debugger Binaries (Optional PDT)
  • Zend CE Features
  • Subversive – SVN Team Provider Plugin (Incubation)

5.Restart Aptana and you should have it updated correctly

6. Install SVN connector

  • SNV Kit 1.3.2 – so I have the same interface in all O.S.es

7. Restart Aptana again

8.Update your Aptana installtion

  • Aptana Database Explorer
  • Aptana Studio
  • Aptana Studio Professional
  • Aptana Subversion Support
  • Graphical Editing Framework GEF
  • PHP Development Tools (PDT) Runtime Feature
  • PHP Development Tools (PDT) SDK Feature 2.1.3
  • PHP Development Tools (PDT) SDK Feature 2.1.1

8. You’re done

Happy coding!

  • IGlr