How-to: Quick & Dirty SQL Express scheduled backup SQL Express is pretty awesome as a light weight database server, and when Microsoft released it using the same database engine as the full version they did the world a huge favour. I have seen SQL Express in use on a lot of Virtual Private Servers & development boxes, but in most cases users […]

OpenProject Plugin

gem ‘openproject-costs’, :git => ‘’, :branch => ‘stable’ gem ‘openproject-global_roles’, :git => ‘’, :branch => ‘stable’ gem ‘openproject-meeting’, :git => ‘’, :branch => ‘stable’ gem ‘openproject-my_project_page’, :git => ‘’, :branch => ‘stable’ gem ‘openproject-documents’, :git => ‘’, :branch => ‘stable’ gem ‘reporting_engine’, :git => ‘’, :branch => ‘stable’ gem ‘openproject-reporting’, git: ‘’, :branch => ‘stable’ […]

Create a windows 7 image for many different hardware Create Master computers configure the master VM A Virtual Machine gives an easy way to backup your windows 7 installation before you lauch sysprep. This can be done by copying the virtual machine’s folder in an other place. (You may also upload an image to your FOG server). This is very useful because you […]

FOG Image Sysprep Windows 7 Guide (32/64 Bit) DocV1 OK so lots of people including me have been having issues with Windows7 deployment using FOG (This guide covers versions .29/.32) I spend two days on this due to conflicting information on the FOG website/support forum. Although I found everyone very helpful !! It would be good for you to read this all before […]

OpenProject 3.0 to OpenProject 4.0 Debian/Ubuntu Upgrade Guide This guide describes the upgrade process from OpenProject 3.0 to 4.0 on Debian 7.7 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS step by step. Note: We strongly recommend to update your OpenProject installation to the latest available 3.0 version (currently 3.0.14), before attempting an update to 4.0.   1. Preparation Before Updating, check that all the installed […]

OpenProject – How to Update to latest core

SSH as root su openproject -c “bash -l” cd ~/openproject git checkout Gemfile.lock git pull bundle install RAILS_ENV=”production” bundle exec rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV=”production” bundle exec rake db:seed RAILS_ENV=”production” bundle exec rake assets:precompile touch tmp/restart.txt or Reboot Server   PS: First, delete the old compilation: RAILS_ENV=”production” rake assets:clean Then recompile: RAILS_ENV=”production” bundle exec rake assets:precompile

FOG Installation on Ubuntu Server FOG installation on Ubuntu Server. FOG is a Linux-based, free and open source computer imaging solution. This core installation has been tested without issues using FOG 1.2.0 and Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS under Microsoft Hyper-V. However; Ubuntu 14.04.1 Is not officially supported by the FOG development team, we really advise users to use a pure Debian or CentOS […]

IT Geek: How to Network Boot (PXE) the WinPE Recovery Disk with PXElinux v5 & Wimboot Have you ever wished you could get the “Windows Recovery Console” running for that one maintenance procedure or program you want to use, without having to remember where you’ve forgotten the CD? HTG explains how to boot WinPE from PXE. Photo Credit: Alfred Hermida via Compfight cc Windows Pre-execution environment (WinPE) is the version […]

Clone a Linux system install to another computer After searching a bit I could not find a simple and good howto to do that. The following method should work for any Linux distribution (Ubuntu, Debian, Manjaro, Archlinux, Fedora…). Source and target systems must be on the same processor architecture (though transfer from 32bit to 64bit should work). What you need: 2 live […]

Zimbra Open Source backup tools Zimbra Open Source is a great way to get a complete self hosted mail solution at zero cost, provided you have a server and don’t mind a bit of tinkering. One feature missing from the open source version is a system for backup and restore of user accounts. It does have several utilities and […]