'tech' Category

  • my BOINC history

    May 11, 2016

    been running BOINC since 2004 without too many breaks in number crunching. WCG, [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] and a few others. this is what my world rating has looked like over the years.

  • dropping dropbox

    April 13, 2016

    been using dropbox with the 1TB plan for a year or so and have found it useful thought of late i’ve been unhappy with some of their ‘business’ decisions (think you’ll know of at least one). so a replacement for dropbox? i’ve got a box account but have always found it a bit clunky (it […]

  • edit the grav antimatter theme footer

    February 8, 2016

    i’ve been using grav with the antimatter theme but wanted to change the default footer text and links. the file to alter is /user/themes/antimatter/templates/partials/base.html.twig firstly cp base.html.twig base.html.twig.bak in case something goes wrong, open the file in your favourite editor and scroll down until you get to the section starting with {% block footer %} […]

  • use project honey pot in a custom block page using cloudflare

    January 13, 2016

    if you use cloudflare and use the firewall to block IPs or IP ranges wouldn’t it be nice to serve some honey pots (from project honey pot)? i think it is. we just need to create a simple html file that contains the links to your honey pots. here’s an example… <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD […]

  • alfred 2 for OS X

    December 17, 2015

    after recently turning to the dark side (well not the darkest of dark sides…just OS X) i’ve been looking around for apps that i would never, as a linux user, have encountered before. the most interesting of those that i’ve so far is alfred 2. i suppose it’s aimed at improving productivity but its simple […]

  • let’s use let’s encrypt with plesk and linux

    December 17, 2015

    let’s encrypt is a new, and accepted, way of generating SSL certificates for your web servers. it’s backed by some of the biggest names on the internet and is now ready to use on your sites. did i mention that it’s free and open? well…it is. how do you use it with plesk and linux? […]

  • keepass 2 on a mac running el capitan

    November 4, 2015

    keepass 2 on a mac running el capitan? use the alpha version (6) that’s available here. only way i could get it to work.

  • fitbit charge update

    October 29, 2015

    this update mainly consists of my damaged fitbit charge. bit of a flaw in the design here methinks. have a gander… see? can’t wear it now in case sweat damages the innards. i’m missing it more than i thought i would…have become rather used to it being on my wrist. i contacted fitbit and they […]

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