Using a cheap server for VPN? Why VPN? Well if you’re interested in general info then Wikipedia is probably the place to go. For me I was trying to solve a problem with my ISP. It’s a protracted way about it but running mtr (a ping-ing tool) I found that my gaming ping was mainly […]
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If you’ve lost your star button used to make a bookmark in Firefox then here’s how to find it. Edit: similar issue with Win XP. Firefox bookmarks star is missing Where’s it gone!? I’m in the process of uploading a video howto but for now … [see end of post] Learn your hotkeys! It really […]
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Access controls mean my website runs as a user that can’t create a directory that is writable by the server; here’s how I fixed it with reference to Updraftplus plugin for Wordpress. This fix should work generally.
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Have I found the Sang Real of wifi adapters for my Linux box? It looks like it! Plug and play wifi for Ubuntu It just works. My ISP offered an updated router and the old one was only just holding it together and giving us some pretty poor speeds. The problem really was the RJ11 […]
How to make Digikam’s built-in Facebook upload work again. Digikam/KIPI plugin Facebook export Error due to bug There’s a bug (319252) in the latest KIPI plugins – which Digikam and others use for exporting photos to Facebook (FB). When you attempt to connect to your FB account usually you’re presented with a browser window with […]
Thunderbird interaction log Record HTTP, IMAP and SMTP connection details Simple one-liner (well 3 in 1) to enable logging for Mozilla Thunderbird on Linux (I’m using Kubuntu 12.10 Quantal at the moment): export NSPR_LOG_MODULES=timestamp,imap:5,smtp:5,nsHttp:5,nsHostResolver:5; export NSPR_LOG_FILE=~/tmp/imap$(date +%s).log; thunderbird
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