Dovecot with ubuntu 11.10

Just recently updated my vps to ubuntu 11.10, this went mostly smooth. However, I had some issues with dovecot. I could not get it to start. It seems that the configuration guide I followed to setup dovecot broke due to outdated settings. However thanks to a wiki guide from dovecot, I was able to convert …

Nginx with IPv6 and vhosts

Linode.com has recently setup IPv6 natively and is deploying it across their data-centers.  This is great as I now have a native IPv6 address for my VPS. I use Nginx as a replacement for Apache and I noticed today that my vhosts where not correctly responding on the IPv6 address.  Since I use a wildcard …

Multiviews in nginx (sorta)

I use wsvn on my svn subdomain. Nginx doesn’t have real support for this, but there is a way to sorta do this. First we set this in our / location:

Now I just need to let fastcgi know this. My fast cgi params are in their own file, but this is the only …

Automating modification packaing

Packaging mods is not the funnest part of building any mod.  So why should I do it manually?  I run Mac OS X which means I have a terminal and can run commands directly to accomplish the packaging process.  I just needed to build a script.  Easy to do and now its done, so I …

SimpleDesk Download Manager

For the SimpleDesk website, I made a very easy to use and very sleek download manager.  Complete with branch, version, file and mirror management.  Simply put, this thing is very powerful and flexible.  While I didn’t add it in, I could easily expand this script to manage multiple pieces of software as well.