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• ## Installing PostGIS on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

It's as simple as

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ubuntugis-unstable
sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.1-postgis-2.0-scripts


You might see alternate instructions asking you to install Sharpie's PPA, but it works only for Ubuntu Precise. The instructions in the PostGIS trac wiki is also broken ‐ you will get an error like so …

• ## Django 1.4 on CentOS 5.8

The default python version (2.4.3) on Centos 5.8 is not supported for Django 1.4 . Here's how to get Django 1.4 running on Centos 5.8 . Steps here are probably useful for future/different versions.

Step 1 : Enable EPEL

EPEL has newer version of Python available …

• ## The Internet must die so the Internet can live

We are used to the idea of the Internet being free - free as in Freedom, though not always in price. It is difficult to accept government control over something we have so carefully guarded. But it is coming whether we like it or not. You may be in a democracy …

• ## How to solve the "local edit, incoming delete upon update" issue in SVN

When I removed a file from svn it caused me lot of problems. This particular file was in CamelCase and I needed to replace it with a file in lower case. I svn deleted the CamelCase file and committed a copy of the lower case file. All this happened in …

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• ## How to log requests to specific paths on Apache

It is possible to log requests to specific paths of your website in your Apache log. Imagine you need to log all access requests to www.example.com/widgets/ path and whatever is under it in a separate file. You can use a combination of the CustomLog directive and SetEnvIf …

• ## Wordpress - Unable to create directory error when uploading images

Unable to create directory<DIRECTORY NAME> . Is its parent directory writable by the server?

This error seem familiar to you? I got this error when trying to upload an image on wordpress. I checked the directory mentioned in the error and it did not exist. It so happened that Dreamhost …

• ## How to generate a QR code to a link online

A QR code is a 2-dimensional bar code. Barcodes are commonly found in the packages of products you buy and often hold a unique number. This unique number is often used to refer to a product. There are many online databases which allow you to then lookup this number and …

• ## IRCTC disabled right click

Many readers of my post on booking tatkal tickets with Firefox's autofill forms extension have reported that IRCTC has now disabled right clicks. Not only does this hamper saving the form, it is also very annoying. I've found a workaround for this. After you fill in the form do not …

• ## How I recovered my Thunderbird mail from backup

So the best way to backup your mails from Thunderbird is to copy your complete profile directory. Follow these steps for restoring your mail.

The fool that I am, instead of copying the full profile directory I ended up backing up just the Mail subdirectory in the profile directory. It …

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