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CherryPy + Mako + Formish + OOOP boilerplate

After WebPing last week , here is another release of Open-Source code. This time it’s my boilerplate codebase I created to integrate some Python components with the goal of publishing OpenERP content on the web. This stack is composed of: CherryPy to serve web content, Mako for HTML templating, Formish …
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WebPing Open-sourced!

I’ve just released WebPing under a GPL license. It’s available right now on a GitHub repository  . WebPing is a script I started to work on in 2009 while working at EDF . Back then, I needed a monitoring tool to keep an eye on the 80+ Plone instances that …
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Better Entropy on a Debian Squeeze server

While generating a GPG key on my server, I got the following error: Not enough random bytes available. Please do some other work to give the OS a chance to collect more entropy! (Need 283 more bytes) That’s a well known issue on headless servers. Thanks to a comment …
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Lighttpd-powered WebDAVs server on Debian Squeeze

Here is a tiny article about how I used Lighttpd to serve content over WebDAV  . First, install the required packages: $ aptitude install lighttpd-mod-webdav As we want to provide a secure WebDAV access, we need to install OpenSSL  : $ aptitude install openssl Then we create the file /etc/lighttpd/clear-creds.lst , that …
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PHP APC on Debian Squeeze with Munin monitoring

Installing APC on Debian Squeeze is as simple as installing the package: $ aptitude install php5-apc In my case this package come from the PHP bundle distributed by the Dotdeb repository  . If installing APC is easy, monitoring it with Munin requires some extra manipulations. There is currently no good APC plugin …
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