Posted: 2009-07-09

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

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

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

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 is…

Posted: 2009-04-18

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 range…

Posted: 2009-04-01

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

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

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

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 a…

Posted: 2009-03-25

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

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

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…

Posted: 2009-03-01

This is based on http://www.versioncontrolblog.com/2007/08/02/upgrading-drupal-52-with-git/ This is a work in progress/idea dump right now - any suggestions/improvements - please do leave a comment…

Posted: 2009-02-26

As part of Building a debian firewall on a CF card I was trying to make sure that disk writes to the firewall CF card were kept to a minimum. However - I've never really been able to test this. So I…

Posted: 2009-02-19

The track module seems to have woken up ;) Work on a 6.x version is progressing here: http://drupal.org/node/367448 And once that is up we may also get waypoints: http://drupal.org/node/135725 So…

Posted: 2009-01-14

This site (being a drupal site) uses mollom to prevent comment spam. This works extremely well - but looking at the latest graph I am intrigued as to who/what/why in november/december:

Posted: 2009-01-10

This is based on the information on http://developers.sugarcrm.com/wordpress/2008/11/25/enabling-xdebug-under-os-x-leopard/. Download xdebug 2.0.4 (or later - but this is based on the 2.0.4 build…

Posted: 2009-01-07

Note from Dominic on Freenode#opends: Allow LDIF imports of encoded passwords: config/config.ldif, under cn=Default Password Policy,cn=Password Policies,cn=config

Posted: 2009-01-04

With the backported git 1.6 packages installed - to add mailing lists for commits/tags: Note that /usr/share/doc/git-core/contrib/hooks/post-receive-email must be executable - chmod a+x if you need to…

Posted: 2008-12-31

Using git for handling CVS checkouts for drupal contrib Details are on Maintaining a Drupal module using Git For Mac OSX users you will need cvsps (fink install cvsps for example). Useful alias for…