Posted: 2010-01-22
PHP segmentation fault if both curl and postgres modules loaded (debian)

Running some porting scripts (command line PHP) for drupal yesterday - and for the first time trying out postgres. I kept getting a segmentation fault at the end of each script. Turns out that there…

Posted: 2010-01-08
Jabra BT3030 volume with iPhone

The BT3030 bluetooth headset is a nice headset but with the iphone the minimum volume is too high. It seems that a firmware update on the jabra can help a bit. See apple discussion for the…

Posted: 2010-01-02
Leonardene Art Models

Leonardene Art Models G. Leonardi, 2-4, Elthorne Road, Upper Holloway, N. 19. 185 Phioné (standing with drape behind) 228 Orelia (kneeling, reclining) 177 Dawn (standing arms raised)

Posted: 2009-11-27
Setting /usr/local/bin before /usr/bin in bash PATH for Mac OSX Snow Leopard for all users

Just a short reminder - the list of paths that path helper (/usr/libexec/path helper is called from /etc/profile) is stored in /etc/paths. Just add /usr/local/bin at the top of the file.

Posted: 2009-11-05
iPhone 3G - third party apps won't start after reset - issues and workarounds

Twice in the last two days my iPhone 3G has not started properly (it gets to the white apple logo and no further). In each case - a reset (press and hold both power and the main button until it stops…

Posted: 2009-11-02
Fun with Flexus

Doesn't it seem strange that the new ticket system in Oslo seems to have parts that don't talk to each other? Flexus is the new electronic ticketing system for Ruter and NSB in Oslo. I use it for the…

Posted: 2009-09-05
Using maven-exec-plugin to store the current git sha in a build

The current version of the maven buildnumber plugin does not yet support the git scm backend. This makes it harder to get the git sha for the current build (often a snapshot build) into the MANIFEST…

Posted: 2009-08-01
iPhone 3.0 firmware release and tethering for NetCom - official support

Two different sources have stated that NetCom would launch tethering support as of yesterday (to coincide with the iPhone 3GS launch). I can't see anything on the NetCom site itself though. I can only…

Posted: 2009-07-09
iPhone 3.0 firmware release and stereo bluetooth - it does support AVRCP - just not all of it

An update to iPhone 3.0 firmware release and stereo bluetooth - missing AVRCP It turns out that the iPhone does support AVRCP - that's giving us the play/pause functionality. But - in this support…

Posted: 2009-06-25
iPhone 3.0 firmware release and stereo bluetooth - missing AVRCP

Wildly irritating. Apple have added A2DP (stereo music) over bluetooth. Time to grab that bluetooth adapter I stopped using after getting an iPhone from work. Hang on - the scan/skip buttons (fast…

Posted: 2009-06-18
iPhone 3.0 firmware release and tethering for NetCom

I have to say I'm disappointed in NetCom today. Apple have just released the iPhone 3.0 firmware. This includes both MMS and tethering. Now - I have very little use for MMS - haven't used it much on…

Posted: 2009-05-10
Geotagging for aperture

What is geotagging? Geotagging is simply inserting geographic location data in a media file so that it can be placed on a map or otherwise related geographically with other images, services etc. It…

Posted: 2009-04-18
Hudson CI testing for grails from git

After running continuous integration with continuum for a long while (which works great for maven projects) I decided to take a look at Hudson . It can also do maven - but seems to have a larger…

Posted: 2009-04-01
Time machine on a large external disk as a sparseimage

Having a very large external disk I wanted to limit Time Machine to use only part of it. To do so - you can use the same technology as time capsule does - sparseimages. In the following: HOSTNAME is…

Posted: 2009-03-30
Ref: Only a Few Days Left to Win a Drobo!

Well - who knows - has to be worth a try ;) Ref Only a Few Days Left to Win a Drobo! All you have to do is place a link on your blogroll, from a post on your blog, or a link on your website to HTTP…

Posted: 2009-03-28
Relinking resources in iMovie 09

During a disk tidy I moved a whole load of iMovie Events from one disk to another (from within iMovie). This worked fine. However - I had some external media (mp3 file, couple of stills) which I'd…

Posted: 2009-03-26
Glassfish and Too many open files - monitoring with munin

One of the systems that can be used for monitoring trends on a system is munin . It turns out that adding a graph to munin is reasonably simple. There is a good guide on the munin site . So - I need…

Posted: 2009-03-25
Increasing max number of open files for glassfish user on debian

My glassfish process kept dying with "Too many open files" in the log. I'm not surprised that it has too many - it has quite a few large applications running - but how to increase this? ulimit -n…

Posted: 2009-03-14
SSL certificate based login with myopenid.com and safari

I delegate my domains OpenID logins to myopenid.com - but I was having issues getting SSL certificate based login to work in safari. Here's what I needed to do (mostly as a reminder to myself…

Posted: 2009-03-13
Grails pastebin updated

Just updated the grails based pastebin . I got fed up (read embarrassed) by the autogenerated URLs. They were simply too long as it was using UUID to generate the URLs. So - I generated a nice new…