Linux

Magma Digital at LAMP and Beyond
06.07.12

Web development has an ever-changing landscape with new technologies emerging every day. Choosing which technologies to adopt and invest in can be a daunting task,…

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simple scriptable popups in GNOME
18.06.12

As you may or may not already know, we're into Phing here at Magma Digital. You can fire off all sorts of complex tasks and…

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SSHFS and Meld : Compare Remote Files Easily
04.05.12

If you'd asked me two years ago to compare a local file to one on a remote server, I would've simply SCP'd the file down…

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Linux server performance investigation toolkit
27.02.12

Following on from a talk I gave at PHPNW last year, here's a summarised version of the tools and approaches we've used to track down…

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Getting an ETA on a MySQL import
30.01.12

In the first of what will hopefully be a series of regular technical blog posts, I'll discuss a little tool which has helped remove the…

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YuuGuu on Linux x86_64 (64bit) CPUs
08.01.09

Here at Solution Perspective we use YuuGuu quite a lot, especially with some of our clients, for remote screen sharing and to check out that…

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777 file permissions not a solution for those without knowledge
16.05.08

Got a call today from one of our customers suppliers, a marketing company, who were trying to upload some blog software and wondered why their…

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Beryl window manager and Java blank windows
24.05.07

If like me you're using the Beryl window manager for linux (extremely cool eye candy) and have misbehaving Java applications that don't show windows properly,…

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Suspend / resume finally working Acer Ferrari 4005WLMi
15.03.07

The day has finally come, my laptop finally suspends and resumes correctly under Fedora Core 6 - it's mostly got part way through the suspend…

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