Android apps on your linux (+chrome) box


This is a fairly simple tutorial on how to get your favorite android apps running on your Linux (or Windows, or Mac) boxen. Please note that not every android apps is compatible with ARC. Some apps are specific to certain framework such as Samsung’s TouchWiz or HTC’s Sense, and those that requires Google Play Service…

The curse of apt-get dist-upgrade


So a couple of days a go, I foolishly attempted a “apt-get dist-upgrade” on my 14.04.3 install. The box has seen moderate customization, custom hibernate and boot scripts, non-canonical repos overriding the official ones, and such and such. Obviously something went wrong and I saw the box in crumbled in realtime. First all icons on…

Using CSV file with webMethods Integration Server


So you have built a webservice that do certain things on transaction model. Then you need to do the exact same thing, but instead of realtime, you need in a batch, processing certain amount of data at once, instead of one data per-request. Should you devise another application or system that does the exact same…

Accessing Webmethods IS SOAP webservice from Sharepoint and Infopath


Yes, yes.. I know Infopath is basically dead. But anyway, these are a couple of stuff that we need to do to get a Webmethod IS hosted SOAP webservice to work on Infopath and sharepoint. On your Software AG Designer, go to the webservice that you’ll be exposing to Infopath, left click and select Properties….

scripting ftp/sftp transfer in a single line command


Do you ever find yourself in dire need to do file transfer with ftp or sftp on only a single line? You can “get” files with a single sftp command, but you can’t do “put”. A couple of way you can do this are: You can use sftp in batch mode, put everything in a…

Preventing your smtp server being marked as spam sender


So my last post talked about setting up an smtp server strictly for the purpose of sending e-mail out.  Google sometimes categorizes such server as a bulk sender. Mail servers don’t usually like bulk senders, since they, for the most part are source of spams and advertisements. Below are a couple of pointers that could…

E-Mail header manipulation with Postfix


So the company I’m working for requires some agents from our partner to be able to send email on our behalf, using our domain, from their site. We can give them access to our Office365 smtp server but then we need to deal with authenticating them without giving them too much access, and currently there’s…