Something was wrong with the combination of PHP 5.3.5, php-mysql 5.3.5, and MySQL 5.5.8 on FreeBSD 8 earlier this month. Any attempt to run the command php -v resulted in PHP hanging after outputting the “Zend line”. Either kill(1) the process or type C-c to put it out of its misery, but neither action is […]

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Have you just installed PTC’s Mathcad 14 on 64-bit Microsoft Windows 7 Professional only to receive the strange and not so informative error message “Unable to create 12.0 engine factory” when trying to run the software?

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I upgraded one of my systems to FreeBSD 8.2-PRERELEASE the other day. Next, I upgraded rkhunter to 1.3.8 on the same system. The output of the sockstat command sometimes contains more information than rkhunter is prepared to handle, resulting in different outputs from netstat and sockstat. rkhunter treats this as an infection. Maybe it is. […]

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