Automatically Rotate Rail’s Development Log (development.log)

By default, Ruby on Rails writes to the same development log, located at log/development.log indefinitely. This can lead to a large log file. Fortunately, it’s possible to rotate this log file without having to depend on any external applications, like syslog....

Allowing @ Signs in MediaWiki User Names

If you attempt to create a new MediaWiki account with its user name set to the same as the email address, you’ll be greeted by a cryptic “You have not specified a valid user name” error message. The reason for this is that MediaWiki forbids the @...

Changing Mosets Tree’s Root Directory Page Title

About half of the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Python/Perl) stack websites that I develop or sysadmin for use the Joomla CMS. I like Joomla because it has a number of excellent extensions, including Mosets Tree – my favorite web directory software. A problem...