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  1. ImageMagick 3.1.0 with WordPress 3.4.1

    I installed ImageMagick for fun on a site I am building to see what differences it would make.  The image quality of resized thumbnails was drastically improved and immediately noticeable.  As expected, CPU utilization during image resizing was significantly higher, but I think it’s totally worth it! Installing the ImageMagick PHP module on Ubuntu Server 12.04 64-bit was super…

  2. Install Request Tracker 4 with Nginx

    Install spawn-fcgi:apt-get install spawn-fcgi Create init script (/etc/init.d/rt): #!/bin/sh RTPATH=/opt/rt4/RTUSER=www-data case $1 instart)echo -n “Starting RT: “spawn-fcgi -F 3 -u www-data -g www-data -a 127.0.0.1 -p 9000 \– /opt/rt4/sbin/rt-server.fcgiecho;; stop)echo -n “Stopping RT: “PIDS=`ps axww | awk ‘/[r]t-server.fcgi/ { print $1}’`if [ -n “$PIDS” ]thenecho -n kill -TERM $PIDSkill $PIDSechoelseecho RT not runningfi;; restart|force-reload)$0 stop$0…

  3. Torvalds

    Release early, release often. Don’t wait til all your bugs are fixed before shipping your software, or you’ll lose your “market” window. If it’s good enough, the early-adopters will understand, and might even contribute bug reports or patches that will speed you up.

  4. Linux Gains Momentum from Economic Struggles

    There have been many articles lately about open source software and the higher adoption rate during the global financial crisis. With the large percentage of IT departments facing budget cuts, Linux becomes more attractive from a cost saving standpoint in both server and desktop applications. Change in the way Microsoft markets their products may soon…