Tag: Linux

..contributing to IT in London since 2002..

Creating a CV indexing facility using Oracle Text

Recently, I have struggled to get Oracle Text working on Linux. It was supposed to be a simple addon based on a very simple idea: + already installed Apache 2.2, PHP 5.3, Firebird 2.0; which are working fine + install Oracle 10g Express Edition + create a simple table to store candidate ID and document …

Setting up a web application on CentOS (continued)

Before continuing the rest of the installation process we started (/wp/index.php/2009/07/setting-up-a-web-application-on-centos-5-3/), I must mention my appreciation for the “yummy” tool Linux developers provided: yum (.. an automatic updater and package installer/remover for rpm systems). I love using webmin (.. a web-based interface for system administration for Unix) as well. The other day I only clicked …

Tape backup on CentOS

In this occasion, we have a PHP/Firebird application. We had to backup the database and the code (which includes PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript files as well as user documents uploaded into a folder). We have created a folder /mybackup/ and created a bash script backup.sh to do the following, using nano command line editor. We …

Setting up a web application on CentOS 5.3

Ingredients for our web application are Apache HTTP Server 2.2, PHP 5.2, Firebird 2.1and Oracle 10g Express Edition. Like in any IT project, not everything goes according to plan and there are so many pitfalls; some of which are: Repositories Linux Firewall SE Linux Permissions Using the package manager (Yum) to add, remove and upgrade …