Icescrum setup on Debian Squeeze

As official Icescrum documentation is too short for a non Java expert to setup this product on a Debian system, this page details required tricks and also propose advice for a production environment. Do not (re)start Tomcat before having raised the point where I tell you can start it. Packages First, required Debian packages (and …

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My own Firefox Sync – Weave server

Hello, I am still reluctant to store my personal information online or use free services provided by company that already claims it may stop for any reason (Google, Microsoft). So I do not make an exception for Mozilla for Firefox Sync service. As I do not have an online server at home and have no …

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How to truncate a log file, keeping last lines

On a mailing list, someone looks for a replacement of the shrinkfile tool from the INN package, for instance by a single shell command line, without any intermediate file on disk. Some ideas from stackoverflow thread how-can-i-delete-the-last-n-lines-of-a-file may help in solving the issue. With shell, you may use sed -e 1,$((head -c $(($(stat -c %s …

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