Generating Static Pages For All AWStats files

Motivation

Recently we were moving a portion of a site from one domain to another, and since the statistic were not going to have continuity, as far as domain name and paths go, we decided to archive the AWStats information into static files. AWStats comes with a utility called awstats_buildstaticpages …

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Using Teaching Textbooks Programs Without the CDs

PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a guide for circumventing the licensing requirements of Teaching Textbooks. You will still need to purchase the product and install per the instructions. This HOWTO seeks to show a way use the products without always needing to have the CDs in the drive. This will …

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Cups, Ghostscript, and Memory Errors, Oh My!

Today my previously-working printer setup, with an Epson WF-3620, simply stopped working, with no error in the local Cups console other than “Filter failed.” Well…that’s not helpful. Digging in to /var/log/cups/error_log didn’t provide much help initially other than GPL Ghostscript 9.18: Unrecoverable …

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An Interview with Simon Kelley, the Author of dnsmasq

This is the first in what will, hopefully, become a series. I would like to highlight projects that are widely used, even to the point of being part of critical infrastructure, but are nevertheless small projects with small (often unsponsored) development teams. We start the series talking to Simon Kelley …

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The dreaded xsane "Invalid argument" and an easy fix

I was trying to get scanning working yesterday on my HP LaserJet 3390. However, I was hitting the dreaded message about

failed to open device hpaio:/net/<my_device_here> Invalid argument

I tried just about everything. I read gobs of results in Google. Some said to upgrade HP LIP, some said …

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When el6 won’t apply a default route

I was doing some network reconfiguration on a box recently. I was switching from a static IP setup (which was originally configured during install) to a DHCP setup.

Problem was, regardless of what I did, I could not get the default route from the DHCP server to apply. I end …

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