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DokuWiki nfencode converter from “url” to “utf-8”

I have used this script on my linux system without any issues. Do not use it on Windows. Script is very simple, you can change it to recode from other encodings just by changing one line of code. Usage: Save it as “” to DokiWiki data/ directory, make it executable, then: $ cd dokuwiki/data;… Read more »

Kalkun and Nginx, config that actually works

Hello. First of all you should have PHP and Nginx up and running. After many tests this Nginx config works fine with Kalkun 0.7.1: server { listen 80; server_name; access_log /var/log/nginx/kalkun.access.log; error_log /var/log/nginx/kalkun.error.log; root /var/www/localhost/htdocs/kalkun; client_max_body_size 10G; fastcgi_buffers 8 16K; fastcgi_buffer_size 53k; location / { index index.php; } location ~* ^.+.(jpg|jpeg|gif|css|png|js|ico|xml)$ { access_log off;… Read more »

Creating and importing self-signed certificate to Android device

This instructions will help you to create new self sign certificate and import it to your android device. Due to a bug in android internal code you need some extra steps while generating your certificate. Otherwise your self-signed certificate will not show up under “trusted credentials” in android menu. Create an auxiliary file “android_options.txt” with… Read more »

Sending one input stream to many commands in Linux

Hello guys! I was seeking a way to process Apache’s access_log file by several parsers simultaneously. Usually I do it in a straight way: $ webalizer access_log & $ awstats access_log & When access_log is small, this is OK. But if access_log is large, like 15Gb, it is better to read it only once. We… Read more »

Duplicity backup with hard-links

Hi there! –°urrent version of Duplicity doesn’t preserve hard-links, so I’ve created a workaround to make it possible. Why hard-links are important ? Any Linux distribution has many system hard-links. If you want to do a Full System Backup of Linux you must backup hard-links carefully, or you will meet nasty problems after restore. For… Read more »

Duplicity vs Rsync / Boxbackup / Duplicati / Amanda for Linux backup

Hello guys! First of all, I want to say that Duplicity is excellent backup software for Linux! I tried Boxbackup / Duplicati / Amanda / Rsync and can compare them. Lets look what Duplicity has: Backups are compressed and encrypted and you can encrypt them with just a pass-phrase. No need in hard-to-hide, easy-to-lose keys…. Read more »

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Just testing my new shining blogging software! It was fun installing WordPress on Nginx with PHP-FPM