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Debian Sources List Generator

The Debian Sources List Generator generates a sources.list file for apt (Advanced Packaging Tool). You can selected various options for each respective Debian version. Very useful is your apt is corrupted or was falsely deleted.

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Configure proxy server for git

Pay attention that your credentials are stored in the config. A better way is to use ssh keys.

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Regular Expressions Builder and Tester

An overview about useful tools for dealing with Regular Expressions.

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Setup max file size for php

The file upload size is set in your PHP configuration, php.ini, with the parameter upload_max_filesize. You may change it, if you run e.g. a private wiki (MediaWiki, DokuWiki) or an CMS like WordPress.

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Add HyperSQL module to JBoss

This post explains how to create a hsqldb module for JBoss EAP.

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Show SQL statements in JBoss

Enable property in persistence.xml

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Testing with Maven

The Maven target test executes all tests under src/test. This article assumes you are familiar with JUnit tests.

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Secure Passwords

The requirements for good passwords are simple. The challenge starts with keeping track of passwords, as the best effort, use for each website, application or system a different password. Another alternative is to use a single password, which is well protected, and generate for each website, application or system a salted hash password.

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Using git under Windows with SSH

Git provides with the git bash and GUI a sufficient way to manage git repositories. Using git with SSH causes an error. Somehow git doesn’t take Putty’s plink. Well the culprit was a former installed program - tortoisegit. This article about Git on Windows fixed my problem with tortoisegit. Just set the GIT_SSH environment variable to plink.

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