HOWTO create GIT repository for Trac on Debian

Setting up a public GIT repository is a bit complicated when compare with my previous CVS experience. From 8 ways to share your git repository I choose to use gitosis as solution when combine with Trac. The following material are mainly based on Hosting Git repositories, The Easy (and Secure) Way. We will also install git-daemon-run for anonymous public access.

Agile software development @BarCamp HK 2010

I am attempting a Agile section about how software develpoment should be:

Drupal in 5mins @BarCamp HK 2010

I join the BarCamp HK 2010 and just hold a session "Drupal in 5mins" with following topics:

  • What is Drupal?
  • Most Popular Modules
  • Drupal 6.x Demo Installation
  • New Site for Dummy
  • Drupal 7.x New Feature Review
  • I Need More Help!!

We also prepare a customized Drupal with install profile as simplified as few "Next" click and get the site setup. It will preconfigure a lots of 3rd party modules, including most of the research and development progress from PantaRei Design within our last half year. Extra modules including:

A quick cheat sheet for pantarei-siren GIT

Project Trac page:


Clone GIT repository as anonymous:

  • git clone git://
  • git clone -b 1.0.0-alpha1 git://

Create an archive from local git code:

Patch Drupal Colorbox module with Image Assist support

I have been using Drupal Lightbox2 module ( for more than 2 years. BTW, it looks too buggy now a day when combine with other new modules, e.g. jquery_update, jquery_ui, img_assist, and so on. Its time for me to search for another replacement solution.

How to fix your Debian file system with fsck

Today my server is suddently report with file system error (ext4) after reboot. Some partition is not able to mount automatically and require for fsck. Here are some simple sharing about how to fix it safely.

How to solve Nice Menu hover behind Flash content inserted by FCKeditor

I am combine the use of Drupal's Nice Menu as primary links, and insert a Flash banner into block by FCKeditor. BTW, the hover drop down menu always stay behind the Flash content in IE8. Here is a quick fix: diff -urpNwbB /var/www/html/sites/all/modules/fckeditor/fckeditor/editor/dialog/fck_flash/fck_flash.js ./fckeditor/editor/dialog/fck_flash/fck_flash.js --- /var/www/html/sites/all/modules/fckeditor/fckeditor/editor/dialog/fck_flash/fck_flash.js 2010-05-05 23:54:48.000000000 +0800 +++ ./fckeditor/editor/dialog/fck_flash/fck_flash.js 2010-05-05 23:54:33.000000000 +0800

How to solve FCKeditor background color conflict with Drupal theme

When working with Drupal theme sometime its body CSS may define as color other than white as below: body { color: #FFF; background-color: #000; } Therefore FCKeditor will inheritance its color within editor area and so break the layout. Here is a quick workaround. Edit your fckconfig.js (e.g. sites/all/modules/fckeditor//fckeditor/fckconfig.js as below: FCKConfig.EditorAreaStyles = 'body {color: #000; background-color: #FFF;}' ; Remember to clean both Drupal and your browser cache. Done.


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