Running supervisor 3 on CentOS 5

It’s been a long time since the last time I checked the available software for managing long running processes. Software in this particular area has evolved and, after some research and testing on a virtual machine, I tried to install supervisord in a CentOS 5.6 box. Unfortunately, no RPM package exists for the latest 3.X…

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The Read-It-Later extension

I just discovered the Read-It-Later addon for the Firefox browser. This is one of the most fantastic plugins I’ve seen in a while. From what I see, there have been about 4 million downloads already. This means I am too late, but as they say “better late than never“! This extension makes it possible to…

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Awaiting CentOS 6

I feel that the long awaited CentOS 6 will be out soon. This is a very important release for all the things I am involved with and have to do with computers. CentOS 5 was perfect, but I had to maintain several custom builds of RPMs, mainly rebuilds of Fedora RPMs plus some private builds,…

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Locale in Windows

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The other day I was experimenting with PostgreSQL under Windows and I was very confused setting a locale in the command line when initializing the database cluster. If I didn’t specify a locale in the –locale option of initdb, then the locale that was used was: Greek_Greece.1253. Well, I needed to initialize the cluster with…

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