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 resetWill 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.iSyncNokia 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 ApplicationOptions > Settings > Email > MailboxesOptions…

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 uses…

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 used…

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 Panelthen Messagingthen E-Mail Accountsthen the New ButtonNow - fill outFinally Save…

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 playThe build machine is running 4.0.chrootAs…

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 keep…

Posted: 2007-01-07

To upgrade a site from drupal 4.7 to 5.0:I have several sites running drupal 4.7 that will want to be upgraded to 5.0 - here's how I'm thinking of approaching it. Mostly culled from a Lullabot video…

Posted: 2006-12-26

I needed to get both my Mac machines (mac mini intel and macbook pro) to be included in the amanda backup I run.I could have tried going via samba - but the following page works exactly as advertised…

Posted: 2006-12-19

I have two servers running debian sarge (stable). Etch is nearly ready to go stable (in hard freeze) so I decided to test the upgrade on the least important box.This box has apache, samba, gnump3d…