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Jul 23

Get moodle face-to-face iCal invites to work with MS Exchange / Outlook

Thu, 07/23/2009 - 15:22 — peter

The Problem

Moodle's Face-to-Face module sends you an iCal invite that is not properly interpreted by MS Outlook client. The iCal invite comes through as a blank attachment. Apparently the iCal worked just fine on OWA and on Evolution running on Linux.

Jul 21

How to setup root actions in dolphin / jaunty

Tue, 07/21/2009 - 21:42 — peter

When I upgraded from Hardy to Intrepid I noticed that the root actions were gone from the context menu in dolphin (used to be in konqui).

Finally I found out that someone else made a fix for this using perl. Here it is:

Jul 20

Getting OpenVPN to work with VPSLink

Mon, 07/20/2009 - 03:49 — peter

A couple of sites that I support have been hosted by VPSLink for a while now and it was time I got the OpenVPN client in the virtual machine to talk to my server. Setting up OpenVPN was easy enough, as I got the config files and the certs all prepped before hand, getting it to work was a different deal... After the initial failed service openvpn start and a bit more sifting through log files, it turned out that the node for the /dev/net/tun adapter was incorrect! Fixing this was easy after a bit of googling around:

Jul 20

First post

Mon, 07/20/2009 - 03:36 — peter

Mandatory first post! :)