Wait, what? This website still exists? Where you been?

Posted by - 10th August 2017

It’s been a while! Just over a year even, damn. So where have we been, have we given up on everything Ribbalicious? Are we just so vast of slug-like nerds we just forgot to do anything? Generally fizzled out of it all? All of the above? Yeah sort of aye.

Installed OpenVPN in CentOS 6 – Can’t find easy-rsa directory anywhere!

Posted by - 2nd September 2013

Just a quick one I came across today – I’ve installed OpenVPN but I wasn’t able to find the easy-rsa directory that simplifies the process of creating a server hugely. If you’re here for the same reason, it’s because it’s not delivered with the install anymore. Good times! As pointed out by a user in

Webserver down: “Invalid command ‘php_value'”

Posted by - 21st June 2013

Well this one took me by surprise I’ll say. It’s never fun when Zabbix lights up saying half of your websites have dropped out! Starting httpd: Syntax error on line 31 of /etc/httpd/conf.d/php.conf: Invalid command ‘php_value’, perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration [FAILED] Firstly DO NOT comment out

Install git from source on Centos 6

Posted by - 25th February 2013

Just want the latest version of git but CentOS 6 doesn’t provide it using yum? Personally I needed this to install the completely awesome GitList Quick note – If you’re here because you need to just install git you probably just want yum install git! Before you start on this you should probably know that

Redirect / Rewrite destination IP address using iptables

Posted by - 27th June 2012

Just a quick one on how to alter the destination of an outbound connection IP using iptables. I imagine a few tweaks would allow this to work in the sense of redirecting through a proxy etc too. iptables -t nat -I OUTPUT –dest -p tcp –dport 80 -j DNAT –to-dest This one will