Not really ready yet...just fooling around...
Symptom: iPod is blinking "Do Not Disconnect" even after you've umounted the filesystem.
To create a podcast using php, I added a few things to the feedcreator.class created by
I have a partition formated vfat on my laptop so that I can access it from both Linux and Windows. I store my iTunes music there, so some of the directories have UTF8 characters.
We installed a new Microsoft Windows 2003 Server with Citrix Presentation Server 4.0. Administrators could login remotely, but regular users were denied with:

"The desktop you are trying to open is currently available only to administrators. Contact your administrator to confirm that the correct settings are in place for your client connection"

You can do this with rdist, but I prefer the rsync method.

You wish to backup a directory on machine A by making a copy on machine B. (In our case, machine B is a netapp, so we get further backup for free).

I've wasted enough time with these seemingly simple tasks to warrant a quick post. The problem is that you've created keys, put the relevant files all over the place, but nothing seems to be working.
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ipaddress to hostname without a single shred of error checking. This code will take an ipaddress as an argument and return the hostname associated with it using gethostbyaddr. It should have more error checking and a lot of other stuff, but this is just to show the base code. Cut and paste away. [includecode#../code/gethostbyaddr.c]

Note: this is super old, use puppet instead these days...


Script: update_machine update_file
We use this simple script (no error checking as usual) to update our machine configuration.
We keep the configuration files in cvs and download them to a new machine.

Usage: update_machine directory root