Running MySQL Proxy as a daemon

I had to figure out how to setup mySQL Proxy to run as a daemon (system service). The original information came from this page and has been slightly modified. It is assumed that mySQL Proxy has been installed and the mysql-proxy executable is located at /usr/local/sbin/mysql-proxy. The first file is the init.d launch script: /etc/init.d/mysql-proxy… Continue reading Running MySQL Proxy as a daemon

Add a self-generated SSL certificate to the list of trusted certificates

Usually Java only accepts SSL certificates that can be validated with one of the CA providers in JRE’s internal cacerts keystore. The cacerts keystore is a file located at $JAVA_HOME/lib/security/cacerts How to import a self generated SSL certificate First, export the self-generated key ‘mywebsite.com’ to a file called mywebsite.com.cert on the server keytool -export -keystore… Continue reading Add a self-generated SSL certificate to the list of trusted certificates

Activating microphone boost on a Soundblaster Audigy SE in Windows Vista

Note: This is a repost of the same article, which got deleted when my website was hacked. I just spent over two hours figuring out how to get my microphone to work under windows vista 32bits with my new Soundblaster Audigy SE so I’m writing this blog post in the hopes that it will help… Continue reading Activating microphone boost on a Soundblaster Audigy SE in Windows Vista