FastCGI on AWS

The following provides a brief outline of the procedure for getting FastCGI (with SuExec and PHP) working on an EC2 instance running Amazon’s Linux distribution (AMI) under Apache 2.2… Compile the Module: (dependencies include the httpd-devel package) sudo -i yum install httpd-devel cd /usr/local/src wget tar -xzvf mod_fastcgi-2.4.6.tar.gz cd mod_fastcgi-2.4.6 cp Makefile.AP2 Makefile make… Continue reading FastCGI on AWS

WinAmp UAC

I am quite fond of WinAmp, but ever since I started using Windows 7, WinAmp would bring up a User Account Control dialog each time it was started. The cause of this was the ‘Restore file associations at WinAmp start-up’ setting, which requires registry access. Disabling this setting stops displaying the UAC dialog. Steps: Open… Continue reading WinAmp UAC