How to clear ARP cache on Linux or Unix

Depending on Whether you have a Linux system or a Unix System, you might come acrossed “arp” errors. The problem often occurs when you start receiving email notifications that warn you about “Neighbor Table Overflow”. We will show the two …

Howto Reset The Admin Password in Django

keep needing to do this, darn it! I leave a project for a few months, possibly push it live, and then I go back to fire up the dev server but I simply cannot remember the password I used for admin during development.Why don’t I use my stupid-development-password? I don’t know, but this seems to happen with some regularity.Luckily, it is trivial to fix with a few lines at the python commandline:
Deep:/opt/webapps/invisible bruce$ ./manage.py shell
Python 2.5 (r25:51918, Sep 19 2006, 08:49:13)
Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

IPython 0.7.2 -- An enhanced Interactive Python.
?       -> Introduction to IPython's features.
%magic  -> Information about IPython's 'magic' % functions.
help    -> Python's own help system.
object? -> Details about 'object'. ?object also works, ?? prints more.

In [1]: from django.contrib.auth.models import User

In [2]: users = User.objects.all()

In [3]: users
Out[3]: [<User: admin>]

In [4]: users[0].set_password('whatever');

In [5]: users[0].save()
That’s it, fire up the dev server again and your new password will get you in.

Enhancing FAQs with jQuery

I’m so pleased by how useful and concise jQuery has been for my development of a dynamic FAQ module for Drupal. I can’t share that module yet, but I can talk about the jQuery that gives it a snappy and …