Monthly Archives: December 2007

Benazir Bhutto dead – shot dead

Benazir Bhutto – pakistan x prime minister dead . She was shot by unknown persons. shot in her neck and head. 

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ERROR: Failed to load config file uu_default_config.pm

today while building new site uber upload script drilled my mind with ERROR: Failed to load config file uu_default_config.pm

i tried everything – i set permissions,paths correctly but no clue …. after 1 hr of working and checking each config file step by step i found out that i missed ‘ yes cama in common config file …oh !

Where to learn and how to learn open Sun Solaris

As i posted earlier , i am starting process of learning open Sun Solaris. but where to start and how to start ? here are inital steps  first visit site http://opensolaris.org Just check all the section.

1.Join openSolaris group/mailinglist –   bosug . This is place where you will very good heal from user community.

2. concentrate and understand   http://www.genunix.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

ok…ok first do above things and come back and wait for my other post. Please leave comment here if you need to say  thing to me.

Thanks to : Sanjeev,Anil

Another silly project with phpbb3 and linux

i want to convert my phpbb2 based forum to phpbb3. My forums is with 50 thousand user base. i was applied few MODS inlcuding famous attachment mode. It will allow your forum members to upload files to posts.

ok as per phpbb.com doc – following are the steps we need to perform.

1.install fresh phpbb3 in another location ( another folder other than where ever your old board installation there

2.start install process by calling http://newphpbb3folder/install/ it performs installation it will give you 2 options 1. convert any exisating board 2. go live with new install

3.need to select 1 option and it will ask your source board path and db details. great news is it never touch / modify you old forum files/database and it just copies requires files and tables.

4.conversion is cpu intensive way. some what it fails on shared hosting account where restrictions on php.

hostgator.com worked for and it allows me to use my own php.ini. Folowing you can see my php.ini which worked for conversion.

max_execution_time=60
memory_limit=16M

hostgator.com is compatible with phpbb3. After conversion phpbb3 is automatically converted my attchment mod to phpbb3. fantastic !!! now my phpbb site is up working fine.

New ATM fraud skimming and camera on keypad beware

source : http://www.kten.com/Global/story.asp?S=7539455

New type of ATM mechine fraud detected. special device with camera and false card reader will be arranged on keypad of ATM. you card info and logins all will be in hands of thieves.  So beware when you going to use your card in new place or new ATM. It is always better to use known ATM mechine in known place or ATMS in Bank. its better to use card of account with small amount of funds when you are at new place.

going to start open sun solaris learning project

UNIX vendor now days becomming so “open” – open sourced operating sytem, open sourced Java, open sourced SPARC … i also want to check ,take advantage and improve my knowledge. so you may see some solaris stuff in my timewasteblog soon…