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I wrote up this little script to force a password change to a user account on next login. I've found it helpful when doing user administration, since I've found that users generally don't change their passwords unless you force it, and linux doesn't have a 'built-in' script to do so.
if [ "$(whoami)" != 'root' ]; then
echo "This program must be run as root"
elif [ -z $1 ]; then
applies to OpenOffice.org, Linux, Windows, Python, XML
Recently I try to develop modules for already existing, big project using Python and OpenOffice.org. The application is meant to work both under Linux and Windows. Unfortunately, it is not easy.
Python-UNO bridge to OpenOffice, which is part of OO suite, is different. Under Linux it works flawlessly with the fairly new Python v. 2.5. Under Windows it works only with supplied Python v. 2.3.4. It wouldn't be so bad if recent wxWidgets
Since my first post went down relatively painlessly I figured why not keep them rolling. One of the premiere things I use Linux for in a business environment is for web hosting. There are a ton of tutorials out there that get pretty in depth, such as "the perfect server" series on howtoforge.com so I wont really get into details with installation. That being said I feel that there are a lot of odds and end that make a server more easily manageable, and I despise ISPconfig. One of the most...
I have been running lenny on a p4 box. I want to be able to encode using avidemux and x264. Apparently lenny and their derivatives have some dependency issues when trying to setup an encoding box using the latest apps, mainly mplayer, avidemux and x264. so if i am going to have to compile a bunch of crap anyway i will use Slackware and rely heavily on www.slackbuilds.org
Posted 12-02-2008 at 03:37 AM bybaig Updated 12-03-2008 at 03:23 PM bybaig
This is my first blog ever to be published. Now and own wards I would be simply posting my self written scripts for your comments.. Because, without your kind correction It would not be possible to write effective scripts..