Nagiosgraph 1.0.0 Offers New Approaches

Sep 11, 2008

Nagiosgraph, an extension of the Nagios monitoring software, is available as version 1.0.0. The program merges the performance data from the Nagios plug-in and presents them graphically on a webpage.

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Perl: Retouching Photos Retouching with Perl

Aug 31, 2008

In many cases, whole series of digital images need the same kind of modifications, which forces the photo-grapher to repeat the same steps time and time again in GIMP. Have you ever considered retouching in Perl?

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Perl: Call Waiting Alternative call waiting service with Perl

Jul 15, 2008

If you can’t get through to your home number, a script can check the line status and send a signal to you via the Web to tell you when the line is free.

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Perl: Perl Debugger Digging down into Perl hood with the debugger

Jul 11, 2008

The Perl interpreter, perl, doesn’t often crash, but if it happens, not even the excellent Perl debugger will be able to help you.

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Perl: Monitoring MAC Addresses Monitoring LAN devices with Perl

Jul 11, 2008

They say darkness is the friend of thieves, but the Perl daemon in this month’s column illuminates dastardly deeds, exposing hidden activities and alerting the admin when things seem to be going awry.

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Perl: Linux-based Gardening Do-it-yourself, Perl-controlled irrigation system

Jul 10, 2008

In this month’s Perl column, we will introduce a system to water your plants while you are away from home. With a little help from Perl, a friendly, Linux-based irrigation system waters your plants twice a day.

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Perl: X10 Module A remote control to reset your router

Jul 08, 2008

My low-budget router has just crashed, and there is no way to reset the beast remotely via a network. Never fear – an X10 module, controlled by a web GUI with an Ajax interface, can actuate the mains switch.

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Perl: Optical Character Recognition Do-it-yourself OCR with Perl modules

Jul 07, 2008

SecurID tokens use an authentication system by RSA Security to give the user a valid key for logging onto the target system. A home-grown optical character recognition tool in Perl monitors the key generator.

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