Script to easily rebuild a SRPM

Between RHEL/CentOS 5 and 6 the default RPM compression format was changed to xz. As such, trying to build a recent Fedora or Cent6 SRPM on Cent5 will error out with a message like error: unpacking of archive failed on file foo;51a4c2a5: cpio: MD5 sum mismatch because tar …

more ...

Git Cheat Sheet

Date Tags git

I use git quite a bit these days, both with an internal server at work and with a bunch of my projects and random code that now live on my github account. The transition from SVN hasn’t always been easy. Here’s a quick cheat sheet of some of …

more ...






Nagstamon on Fedora 17

Since I started my last job, I’ve been using Nagstamon on my workstation; it’s a really handy little system tray application that monitors a Nagios/Icinga instance and shows status updates/summary in a handy fashion, including flashing and (optionally) a sound alert when something changes. Unfortunately, there …

more ...