Posted: 2007-08-28

Or - why does it say my spring context xml is invalid on <aop:spring-configured/> I've been trying to add the @Configurable to a spring project. This means that I had to have a tag that looks like…

Posted: 2007-07-14

Cargo culted direct from the exim site. The really important bit is that the common name (CN) field must be the server name (at least so it seems to be for me) Don't forget - if your pop3 and imap…

Posted: 2007-07-14

http://metaquark.de/homezone/ A really cool little app that can do things when you move in/out of range with your bluetooth phone. It can also trigger based on your IP or airport availability :)

Posted: 2007-07-12

With a couple of bits of free software you can simply geotag (add longitude/latitude to a photos EXIF data) your pictures. These can then be shown on flickr's map, google maps etc. GPSBabel and…

Posted: 2007-07-12

*#0000# - shows the firmware details *#06# - shows the serial/IMEI number *#62209526# - shows the network MAC address *#7370# - master reset Will add to the list as I find/need new ones :)

Posted: 2007-07-12

The n95 from nokia is not directly supported by mac osx. However - there are two additions that will help. iSync Nokia themselves provide an iSync plugin that will give you full syncing of iCal and…

Posted: 2007-07-07

OK - Google confiig is based on the page: http://asimag.wordpress.com/2007/06/22/how-to-configure-gmail-account-on-your-n95n73/ Open Messaging Application Options > Settings > Email > Mailboxes…

Posted: 2007-05-30

The menu on a mac is always shown on the primary display - something which is awkward when you have dual monitors and are working on the secondary display. While it isn't perfect - this app allows you…

Posted: 2007-03-15

When you create a new user - it helps to remember to create their Maildir (if you are using Maildir).

Posted: 2007-03-14

Somewhat as expected - the iSync update in the update to Mac OSX 10.4.9 still gives that it is not supported. Oh well.

Posted: 2007-03-07

fink update was failing with the following error about head missing a -n option: It turns out that the issue is that when you install perl LWP it installs HEAD, GET and POST into /usr/bin. Mac OSX…

Posted: 2007-02-25

After upgrading sarge to etch - spamassassin was installed - but sa-exim wasn't running (the headers in mail showed it to be to do with the setting of SAEximRunCond stating that it should not run…

Posted: 2007-02-23

I finally managed to get consistent colour right from the screen through to the printer. Here's what I needed to do. First step was to calibrate the screen (Macbook Pro in this case). To do this I…

Posted: 2007-02-14

LDAP authentication started giving: This is because apache 2.2 needs to be told what provider. Add: In addition - to be allowed to use require valid-user add: So - in full - the old config: changes to

Posted: 2007-02-09

To add a .mac mail account to a P990i. With the flap open: First - get to the correct configuration: go to Control Panel then Messaging then E-Mail Accounts then the New Button Now - fill out Finally…

Posted: 2007-02-06

The following problems: Upgrade of kernel from 2.6.8-k7 to 2.6.18-k7 broke the network. The e1000 device was all configured up according to ifconfig and route was correct but always no route to host…

Posted: 2007-02-04

I have an OpenBSD 3.6 machine as my home firewall. I also have a mini-itx machine with IDE-CF converter card waiting to replace it. This is the state of play The build machine is running 4.0. chroot…

Posted: 2007-01-23

An extra protection can be added to drupal update function by restricting which machines can access it. Add this to the .htaccess

Posted: 2007-01-21

To avoid having to set up multiple cron lines - here's a script that will read your drupal install(s) and call cron on each one found. Not sure where I saw the code (rss feed) - but the comment was…

Posted: 2007-01-15

I use the java-package make-jpkg to install java JVM's. I have mostly used sun's JVM's up to now. I wanted to easily switch between them (which the alternatives mechanism handles well) but also to…