Posted: 2013-02-08

This turned up as an issue when developing webapps.If you set a fixed hostname (local.foo.bar for example) via an /etc/hosts alias to 127.0.0.1 (perhaps you need to have access to .foo.bar cookies or…

Posted: 2013-02-02

Hmm - found today that my pulse elite headset wouldn't connect to the PS3. I don't use it often - so no idea when it last worked.Reset method is a pin in the dongle for one sec then hold the vss/mode…

Posted: 2012-12-17

In response to google turning off EAS support for free google apps accounts - the way to synchronize contacts/calendars has changed. You'll need a CalDAV and CardDAV config.CalDAVCardDAVThis post…

Posted: 2012-10-11

iMessage has a setting whereby you can tell it to fall back to SMS if it isn't able to reach a data network or if the recipient isn't available via a data network.This is under:For some reason - my…

Posted: 2012-08-27

Things I need to remember when updating to Mountain Lion. This list could well grow over time ;)Paths - /etc/paths get's written back to standard with /usr/local/bin lastSet to:/opt/local/bin/usr…

Posted: 2012-04-12

Struggling again to get a decent amount of entropy on a headless squeeze server.rng-tools + /dev/urandom wasn't working (and feels wrong too)randomsound needs a soundcardentropy key would have to be…

Posted: 2012-04-11

My ReadyNAS (pro 6) had suddenly been set to 1992.It seems that the NTP servers (FrontView > System > Clock) that I had time-a.netgear.com and time-c.netgear.com were way off base.I set them to the…

Posted: 2012-04-11

Was getting the errorLuckily I found that someone had already done the work :)http://mrexception.blogspot.com/2011/12/make-nexus-startup-script-lsb-compliant.htmlFrom that post - add the following to…

Posted: 2012-01-31

Have been seeing segmentation faults coming from "drush cron" runs recently.Seems that the issue is related to a conflict between the curl and pgsql php components.On debian - the php cli config loads…

Posted: 2012-01-03

I always forget where this file is located - so just as a reminder ;)To find the current JAVA_HOME for the current user (set by java preferences) run:Details from http://developer.apple.com/library…

Posted: 2011-10-11

In munin 1.4 the number of plugins for postgres has increased. They are all based on the same perl module - Munin::Plugin::PgsqlMany of them allow for suffixing the database name to the symlink in to…

Posted: 2011-10-02

Update - 2014-04-16As pointed out in the comments below - mkvmerge --split now has a chapters optionI have no idea how long that option has been there - but it certainly makes life a lot easier…

Posted: 2011-09-08

Just been looking at the usage of the iPhone/iPad app for this year's JavaZone for the actual conference days.Yesterday (day 1) we had 820 usersToday (day 2) we had 716Over the two days - the app was…

Posted: 2011-09-03

Finally got around to upgrading my OpenDS 2.2.0 to OpenDJ 2.4.3.Clean upgrade - just followed the OpenDJ wiki.Only change I had to make was fromtoRebuilding the dn2id index only left the sync-conflict…

Posted: 2011-08-16

Getting rvm rubies to compile with the rvm packages isn't turning out that easy.First off - you need to get XCode for Lion installed from the App Store (even if you upgraded from Snow Leopard - Lion…

Posted: 2011-08-15

Came across this on Pro Git 7.2 Customizing Git Git AttributesYou can use git attributes to allow for customized diff of binary files.My current additions to my global git config areThen in projects…

Posted: 2011-08-13

Since installing Lion and running two machines in parallel - Lion and Snow Leopard I was getting errors connecting to gmail/google apps IMAP - it kept throwing an incorrect password error.Finally…

Posted: 2011-08-10

I've been annoyed about this for a long time. Forms that simply reject e-mail addresses with a + in them (perfectly valid according to the standards/RFC's - see RFC 2822 3.2.4 Atom - definition of…

Posted: 2011-05-27

I'd found a lot of info on the net about using symlinks to allow iMovie to see network disks, but this always seemed like too much of an effort.So this blog post was a real nice find.Short form - you…

Posted: 2011-05-13

UpdateSee CalDAV/CardDAV for info on switching to a CalDAV/CardDAV setup. Original PostSetting up calendars to sync from google apps to iOS turned out to be harder than I expected.I had already set…