smeserver-subversion-1.4-5 released

As soon as mirrors sync you will find the lastest release of smeserver-subversion in the SME Contribs repository.

The following bugs are fixed in smeserver-subversion-1.4-5:

  • bug 3995: Automatically determine MIME type always off
  • bug 3996: Modifying repository drops access privileges
  • bug 3997: Modifying repository sets GroupsRead value for GroupsRead as well as GroupsWrite property

Open issues:

  • bug 2967: Allow to select advertised (sub)domain
  • bug 3698: Description field sanity check function incorrect

Please report all wishes, errors or bugs to the bugtracker in the SME Contribs category against the smeserver-subversion.

smeserver-subversion-1.4-4 released

As soon as mirrors sync you will find the lastest release of smeserver-subversion in the SME Contribs repository.

The following bugs are fixed in smeserver-subversion-1.4-4:

  • bug 3079: Removed skel folder should have been obsoleted since 1.2-8
  • bug 3971: Remove references to modAuthzSVN
  • bug 3977: Remove <font> tag from locale files
  • bug 3981: Adder hooks in user/group-delete events to update subversion repository access list(s)
  • bug 3982: Removed unreferenced and dangerous event subversion-delete
  • bug 3983: Improve sanity check for repository-delete event

The following new features are available in smeserver-subversion-1.4-4:

  • bug 3811: Add translations for all supported base languages
  • bug 3814: Translation of smeserver-subversion panel in spanish (es)
  • bug 3964: Allow read and/or write access to a repository
  • bug 3976: Allow anonymous read and/or write access to a repository

Open issues:

  • bug 2967: Allow to select advertised (sub)domain
  • bug 3698: Description field sanity check function incorrect

Please report all wishes, errors or bugs to the bugtracker in the SME Contribs category against the smeserver-subversion.

smeserver-subversion-1.3-5 released

As soon as mirrors sync you will find the lastest release of smeserver-subversion in the SME Contribs repository.

The following bugs are fixed in smeserver-subversion-1.3-5:

  • bug 3694: DESCRIPTION_HAS_INVALID_CHARS is not translated in en-us locale
  • bug 3698: (Temporarily) disabled sanity check on repository description

The following new features are available in smeserver-subversion-1.3-5:

Open issues:

  • bug 3810: (Updates to the) French (fr) translation
  • bug 3814: Spanish translation
  • bug 2967: Allow to select advertised (sub)domain

Please report all wishes, errors or bugs to the bugtracker in the SME Contribs category against the smeserver-subversion.

smeserver-subversion 1.2-9 released

Since the new SME Contribs repository is in place (as of smeserver-yum-1.2.0-41) and the latest package providing it to SME Servers automatically is pushed to the mirrors I moved my package to the new repository. This will also decommission my repository as there is a better more stable location to provide my contrib.

The latest version is smeserver-subversion-1.2-9 and provides a bug fix as well.

  • bug 3008: Description doesn’t allow characters with accents

To install get SME Server shell access as root user on your SME Server and install this command:

yum install smeserver-subversion --enablerpo=smecontribs

Installing Adobe PPD drivers on SME Server

First download the Adobe Postscript drivers for Windows from the website of Adobe.

Extract the executable using winrar or another tool than can extract zipped executables.

Copy the files in the WinXP folder to your server and remember where your put them. I created the following directory (/usr/share/cups/drivers/) and put them there.
After you have done that you might have to create a Samba administrator user;

When you have created your Samba administrator user you can copy the files using a command like this where you fill in the correct path and the username and password of your Samba administrator user:

smbclient //localhost/print$ -N -U'username%password' -c \ 
'mkdir W32X86; \ 
put /usr/share/cups/drivers/DEFPRTR2.PPD W32X86/DEFPRTR2.PPD; \ 
put /usr/share/cups/drivers/PS5UI.DLL W32X86/PS5UI.DLL; \ 
put /usr/share/cups/drivers/PSCRIPT5.DLL W32X86/PSCRIPT5.DLL; \ 
put /usr/share/cups/drivers/PSCRIPT.HLP W32X86/PSCRIPT.HLP'

After pressing return it should copy the drivers to the Samba print$ share, which looks something like this:

Domain=[SIMPSONS] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.10-1.4E.12.2] NT_STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_COLLISION making remote directory \W32X86 putting file /usr/share/cups/drivers/DEFPRTR2.PPD as \W32X86/DEFPRTR2.PPD (286.4 kb/s) (average 286.4 kb/s) putting file /usr/share/cups/drivers/PS5UI.DLL as \W32X86/PS5UI.DLL (3315.8 kb/s) (average 1656.9 kb/s) putting file /usr/share/cups/drivers/PSCRIPT5.DLL as \W32X86/PSCRIPT5.DLL (3933.6 kb/s) (average 2962.8 kb/s) putting file /usr/share/cups/drivers/PSCRIPT.HLP as \W32X86/PSCRIPT.HLP (1210.8 kb/s) (average 2794.1 kb/s)

After that we have to add the copied files to the driver database of Samba. This can be done with the following command (again fill in your username and password for your Samba administrator user).

rpcclient localhost -N -U'username%password' -c 'adddriver "Windows NT x86" \ 
"AdobePPD:PSCRIPT5.DLL:DEFPRTR2.PPD:PS5UI.DLL:PSCRIPT.HLP:NULL:RAW:NULL"'

After hitting return this should put the following message on your screen:

Printer Driver AdobePPD successfully installed.

Now we still need to define the driver for our PDF printer, which I created using the smeserver-cups contrib. This can be done with the following command (again supplying the username and password of your Samba administrator):

rpcclient localhost -N -U'username%password' -c 'setdriver PDF AdobePPD'

If succesfull this should output:

Succesfully set PDF to driver AdobePPD.

Now navigate to your server and right click on the printer. Choose the Connect option and the drivers should now be automatically installed for this printer.

References:

  1. Novell’s Cool Solutions: How to Configure Automatic Printer Driver Download by Integrating CUPS and SAMBA
  2. Adobe Postscript drivers for Windows

Smeserver-subversion 1.2-8 released

Yesterday I released a new version of my subversion contrib for SME Server. This release fixes two bugs:

  • bug 3079: UUID equal in all repositories
  • bug 3034: Subversion translation: french

The contrib can be installed from the SME dev repository, for more details see the Subversion page in the SME Server wiki, or take a look at this article.

Mezzanine

The development of SME Server uses Mezzanine for easy access to their
software repositories.

More information on building packages with Mezzanine cen be found at KainX.org.

smeserver-subversion 1.2 released

It has been a while, but there is a new release of smeserver-subversion. The package fixes the following bugs:

  • bug 2169: Add httpd.conf to templates2expand/services2adjust for user and group events
  • bug 2205: Remove next button from first server-manager panel

On top of that I moved the package to the SME Server CVS. As a effect of that the package is now available in the SME dev repository, this means you should be able to install SubVersion for SME Server like this from the SME Server shell:

yum install smeserver-subversion 
 --enablerepo=smedev

Upgrading from previous versions should not be a problem, if for some reason you have issues with this contrib please post your remarks and comments in the SME Contribs section of the SME Server bugtracker.

smeserver-subversion 1.1 released

This contrib implements subversion for SME Server 7.

Installation instructions can be found here: http://www.snetram.nl/?p=9

This version fixes the following issues:

  • bug 1953: Authentication doesn’t appear to work for groups
  • bug 2073: User permissions bug (with fix)
  • bug 2138: Remove double quotes around user and groups in httpd.conf template 28SubversionContent

Please report all bugs for this contrib in the bugtracker.

DAR extension for Midnight Commander

Today I dsicovered this post with an attachement to view dar files using Midnight Commander. I use the dar archive system a lot as it is a comfortable backup system for my server.

More information about the DAR Disk Archive can be found on their website. The SME Server implementation of this tool for SME Server can be found on their forums in this thread.