Getting Tiger VNC to Work on Fedora 28.

21 August 2018

With Fedora 28 and probably Fedora 27 there have been some changes to the recommended TigerVNC configuration. If you have an earlier version go to Getting Tiger VNC to Work on Linux. These changes occurred because the previous configuration started having problems around Fedora 26. It was running afoul of SELinux and issues with runserver. This resulted in Tiger VNC throwing odd, and unhelpful, exit errors when starting using systemd.

Liferay: Migrating from Sybase to Oracle Using Data Migration

09 May 2018

I have been working with Liferay EE 6.2 clustered deployment which uses Sybase 15.5 database. Recently my team was directed to move from Sybase to Oracle 12C. Interestingly we migrated from Oracle 11 to Sybase 4 years ago. During that migration we used the Data Migration page built into Liferay. We had great success using the built in functionality. This page can be found: Control Panel -> Configuration -> Server Administration - > Data Migration.

Writing a Liferay Deployment Script Part 6

14 January 2017

In part 5 of this article we showed a way to stop a Liferay server using Apache Ant. Today we will look into starting a server. A person might say that you just run the start script and you are done. More is needed to verify that the server starts correctly. Furthermore if we need to perform actions after a successful startup we need to delay until the startup is complete. All the tasks we need to accomplish this have already been discussed. So we will start with the whole script and touch on the various areas


Grep file return unique values

07 May 2018

Grep file return unique values

Fedora 27: Weak SSH Algorithms Supported

27 April 2016

Recently my workstation was scanned for vulnerabilities and the Nessus scanning software reported a medium vulnerability of “SSH Weak Algorithms Supported”. The Vulnerability report had few details. Luckily I was able to find the folowing resources.

Subversion: Useful Command Line Goodness

21 April 2016

Recently there has been the need for me to revert changes in Subversion and to remove all unversioned files. This requires a few different Linux commands along with some Subversion commands.

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