WordPress: Allowing contributors to upload media

  This is the simplest way I found to allow for contributors to upload media on your WordPress blog:   Add this to the functions.php file in your current theme:       if ( current_user_can('contributor') && !current_user_can('upload_files') ) add_action('admin_init', 'allow_contributor_uploads');   function allow_contributor_uploads() { $contributor = get_role('contributor'); $contributor->add_cap('upload_files'); }… Continue reading

ArchLinux: installing on GPT/LVM/GRUB 2 (no installer)

Boot into ArchLinux ISO modprobe dm-mod pacman -Syy pacman -S gdisk   gdisk /dev/sda o   then "y" to confirm n 1 <enter> +32M ef02 n 2 <enter> <enter> 8e00 w  then "y"  to confirm ————— pvcreate /dev/sda2 vgcreate arch /dev/sda2 lvcreate -L 1G -n boot arch lvcreate -C y… Continue reading

Intranet: setup DJBDNS to respond for *.local to help development

  0. Follow instructions to setup a DNS Cache   1. Create an alias for eth0: # nano /etc/network/interfaces auto eth0:0 iface eth0:0 inet static address netmask network broadcast gateway 2 . restart networking # /etc/init.d/networking restart   3. Use tinydns-conf to setup djbdns  #… Continue reading

Code:: css-message-box

I just started a Google Code hosted project since I’m always in need of pretty message boxes for my HTML things. Let me know if you want/can contribute to it. It’s currently licensed under GPL 2.0 Here’s the address: http://code.google.com/p/css-message-box/   Why: This seems to have been dead for a… Continue reading

Installing DropBox on Slackware 13.1 64-bit

Before you start, let's make sure you have gnome docutils installed: Get the package: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/cvs/gnome/gnome-doc-utils.html Install GNOME Doc Utils (this part is borrowed from LinuxFromScratch book) ./configure –prefix=$(pkg-config –variable=prefix ORBit-2.0) –mandir=$(pkg-config –variable=prefix ORBit-2.0)/share/man make Test it make check and then install as root: make install switch to Dropbox installation folder… Continue reading

LAMP: Installing on Slackware 13.37 64-bit

Ongoing post:   1. Download Apache ( http://httpd.apache.org ) tar -xvjf httpd-2.2.21.tar.bz2 cd httpd-2.2.21 I like Slackware, but I also like the Apache layout installed in Debian distributions, so: ./configure –enable-layout=Debian–enable-module=most –enable-mods-shared=most –enable-ssl=shared make make install 2. PostgreSQL ./configure –with-perl –with-openssl gmake all gmake install     PHP ./configure –with-pgsql… Continue reading

Kohana 3.2 tutorial : 2 – Setting up and basic Redirect controller

1. Edit bootstrap.php under “application”: —————————— date_default_timezone_set(‘America/Los_Angeles’); Kohana::init(array( ‘base_url’ => ‘/’, ‘index_file’ => ”, )); ——————– 2. Change the default route to a redirect controller (so we can deal with redirections for misplaced content/old content): Route::set(‘default’, ‘(<request>)’, array( ‘request’ => ‘(.*)’, )) ->defaults(array( ‘controller’ => ‘redirect’, ‘action’ => ‘index’, ));… Continue reading

Kohana 3.2 tutorial : 1 – Installation

1. Go to kohana’s website   http://kohanaframework.org/   2. Download latest stable   $ wget http://dev.kohanaframework.org/attachments/download/1670/kohana-3.2.0.zip –11:08:44– http://dev.kohanaframework.org/attachments/download/1670/kohana-3.2.0.zip => `kohana-3.2.0.zip’ Resolving dev.kohanaframework.org…, Connecting to dev.kohanaframework.org[]:80… connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 200 OK Length: 1,043,281 [application/zip] 100%[==============================================================================================================================================================>] 1,043,281 1.53M/s 11:08:45 (1.53 MB/s) – `kohana-3.2.0.zip’ saved [1043281/1043281] 3. Uncompress… Continue reading

Organize your DropBox shared folders the right way

When someone shares a DropBox folder with you, it goes to the root folder of your DropBox, which most of the times will not be good enough and ends up messing the very well planned structure that you wanted 🙂 If you simply drag and drop the shared folder somewhere… Continue reading