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Script to filter an Orage export .ics file for gnokii to write to Nokia series 40

Posted 05-12-2011 at 06:21 AM by catkin
Updated 06-26-2011 at 09:51 AM by catkin (Update, version 0.1 to 0.2)

Hello

This script is a workaround for gnokii not being able to set recurrence when loading calendar events to Nokia Series 40 phones. It is designed to work with data exported from Xfce's Orage calendar. It is at an early test stage, please report any problems via comments to this blog entry.

More specifically this script:
  • Works with a subset of RFC 5545 as seen in Orage 4.6.1 export files. In its GUI, Orage only supports BYDAY; it does not support BYMONTH, BYMONTHDAY,
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Ruby: configuration file parsing utility

Posted 04-18-2011 at 10:12 AM by catkin

Netsearching found three options for Ruby to parse configuration files:So I rolled my own and offer it here for community use. I was delaying publishing because it is not finished (there are TODOs in the code) but it works well enough and may never be finished so better...
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Xapian omega: simple URLs for users (Apache)

Posted 04-11-2011 at 11:59 AM by catkin

Xapian's Omega component is primarily used as tool for building interactive text searching solutions but can be used directly.

When using it directly, a typical URL is http://<host_ID>/cgi-bin/omega. That results in omega running with its default CGI parameters. The default CGI parameters can be over-ridden by specifying them on the URL, for example http://<host_ID>/cgi-bin/omega?DB=<index_ID>&FMT=<template_ID>.

There are two problems...
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rsync server boot/control script

Posted 12-25-2010 at 12:14 AM by catkin

Hello

I couldn't find one to suit anywhere so wrote this.

It is not really needed during shutdown because all it does is send SIGTERM to all the rsync server processes and the Linux shutdown process does that anyway. rsync server processes are well behaved and do terminate quickly in response to SIGTERM so there's no need to check that the processes have terminated and escalate to SIGKILL (which the Linux shutdown process does anyway).

It is hardly...
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Terminal icon for root with hash in screen

Posted 12-22-2010 at 01:55 AM by catkin
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In case anybody is looking for one (I was and could not find one anywhere), the attachments are terminal icons with a hash (#) character.

This is not my area of expertise so improvement suggestions are welcome. Is PNG the best format for icons? Is 48x48 a good size choice?

In case anyone is curious how it was made, Terminal.svg was copied and loaded in Gimp. Most of the shading was removed (plain black background is more distinct at small display sizes such as in...
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