Apache mod_rewrite frustration

Dear lazyweb, I'm having severe issues with Apache's mod_rewrite on my VPS. I'm pretty sure what I want to do is doable, but I can't figure out the rewrite rules to allow it.

In my httpd.conf I have something similar to this:

<IfModule mod_dav.c>
    LimitXMLRequestBody 131072
    DavLockDB /var …
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rpm -V and prelinked binaries

I'v been asked this question a few times over the last year or so, so I thought I would explain some of why you might see some issues on a Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux system (or any other Linux distribution that uses prelinked binaries) when trying to track …

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Some quick git tips

As I've been git-ifying some stuff around here, I've run into a few tips that might be useful for other git beginners.

The first is to setup some global options, some of which are nice for folks coming from Subversion. Having a global ignore file is useful. Mine has the …

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rsec and AIDE+gpg now on github

Ok, so the last of my git-related topics today (I need to get back to washing windows, sadly).

I've pulled out AIDE+gpg and rsec from the Annvix tools subversion repository and they are now on github:

The next step, maybe for around Christmas, is to turn these into Fedora …

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Figuring this git thing out

I'm a little old-school in that I like subversion. I've used subversion for years, and have had it as a big part of my workflow for a really really long time. Unfortunately, there's this git thing popping up all over the place and I'm starting to feel dated. (It's bad …

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AIDE+gpg 1.0.4 released

I've just released AIDE+gpg 1.0.4, which adds support for signing and verifying signatures on the AIDE binary itself (/usr/sbin/aide), and on the AIDE configuration file (/etc/aide.conf). Thanks to George Notaras for giving me the suggestion.

Apparently someone other than myself uses these scripts …

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Fedora 15 upgrade

So I upgraded my Fedora 14 workstation to Fedora 15 last night using the yum update method (I've used preupgrade a few times and it's worked on some and botched on others (mostly due to not enough space on /boot)). Since with other distros I've either used apt to do …

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Two-factor SSH authentication via Google secures Linux logins

Last week's TechMail was Two-factor SSH authentication via Google secures Linux logins which talks about using Google two-factor authentication with SSH (and PAM in general). I really like it and it works quite well although the comments in the TechMail indicate another option called Duo for two-factor authentication that sounds …

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