Author name: albertw

computing, General

Passing REMOTE_USER through mod_WSGI

I need to change the way we authenticate a django application. Currently we authenticate by an apache module which sets the REMOTE_USER header and passes it to the python app in the environment of mod_wsgi. The new approach will be to use an app gateway. The gateway works like a reverse proxy and intercept requests […]


OMNIRIG AND the ICOM 7300 FIL2 problem

I came across an odd problem getting my shiny new IC-7300 working for digital modes using Omnirig. I set the filter to FIL1, the default widest filter, and the software (JTDX in this case) would transmit correctly. But after the transmission period when it went back to receive it would activate the narrower FIL2. Here’s

computing, Solaris

Installing Jupyter Notebooks on Solaris

pip installing jupyterlab may give you the following error (somewhere in the error output anyway!): The simplest solution I’ve found to this is just to install libzmq. We can pull the latest code from github and install it. I usually install things in /opt but as the pip process will look for libzmq in /usr/local,

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