Archive for the 'tools' Category

Upgrading Trac

« 4 May 2009 | 15:35 | freebsd, tools | No Comments »

Trac is a great tool but upgrading it may sometimes be tricky. If you are using FreeBSD than the easiest way is to use the portupgrade tool, however if you have multi-project configuration (and fcgi) than take a copy of your trac.fcgi file as it is overwritten by the upgrade tool (and the error output […]

Time tracking

« 14 March 2007 | 16:06 | tools, Uncategorized | No Comments »

A friend has recommended very cool tool, allowing you to track and record the time you have spent on various tasks. It’s easy, small, provides you with interesting reporting capabilities and is free 🙂 Excellent if you want to find out where all your time has gone and improve your time management. You can get […]

Name Server configuration checking tool

« 30 May 2006 | 12:52 | dns, tools | No Comments »

I manage couple of name servers and several domains. I am using BIND as a name server of choice, found it excellent, easy to configure and maintain, and most importantly, easy to secure (chroot). A DNS Report is a very useful tool validation the configuration of your domains. To perform a test, you just need […]

digital dictaphone

« 18 May 2006 | 19:34 | tools | No Comments »

For some time now I have been looking for a digital dictaphone. I need it for a day to day work, as I’d like to record various ideas coming to me at any time. It has happened many times that I was thinking about something, got few interesting ideas, but by the time I wrote […]