Category Archives: Review

Building and Installing PostGIS from Source

Prerequisites PostgreSQL You need to already have PostgreSQL, its dev package, and it libraries installed. On Fedora-based distributions, it looks like this:

 Eat Your Wheaties Setup local time zone. Update installed packages. Reboot.

Install Essential Prerequisite Packages  

 Build PostGIS Prerequisites For each of the following  libraries, we go through these steps:

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Password Management

Password Managers There are literally hundreds of hosts, usernames, and password combinations that I have to keep track of. Having some piece of malware find and upload the Excel file that I used to keep my passwords in was simply an unacceptable risk. I needed something better. Here are my requirements: Requirements Must-Haves Secure, encrypting

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