Tag: Linux

X100 Expansion Board

Recently I purchased this X100 expansion board for my Raspberry Pi, mainly for its HDMI to VGA output but the RS232 port was of interest assuming that it works as I expect it should! The kit includes the following items 1x USB male-male adapter, 1x HDMI-HDMI male-male adaptor and mounting hardware to secure the expansion […]

Gremlin in the Server!

Over the last few days I've noticed that my web server has been a little unreliable. As usual there's nothing obvious in the logs to recommend just what the cause might be. I've made some changes via ISPConfig and it's possible that I may have set up something wrong! as GoogleBot has complained that it […]

Oops WordPress 3.5alpha

I've uploaded to the latest nightly (as of writing) and it appears that page links are broken. Posts are fine so will have to await for tomorrow's build to see  if this is fixed, or I'll need to file a bug report (if not reported already) So one doesn't use nightly builds unless you expect […]

Living on the bleeding edge

For some time now I've been using Arch Linux for my desktop pc. For those who have no idea what that is/means then go back to your coffee/tea and come back in 5 minutes! No seriously, Arch is just a distribution of Linux aimed at being minimalistic so you build your desktop to what you […]

Trial use of WPGplus

One of the frustrating things about Google+ is the lack of an API for developers to be able to write 3rd party plugins for either posting to or reading from Google+ It's been a while now since I last checked on WordPress.org to see if there's been any progress with a plugin for posting from […]

What's With Port 70 ??? (Gopher)

Ok so if you recognise the critter in this image then your half way to understanding what I'm talking about!  Port 70 is traditionally reserved for the Gopher protocol. What is Gopher? Well it's a slim text only layout that pre dates the internet as we know it as (aka HTML) Gopher started life back […]

What's With Port 70 ??? (Gopher)

Ok so if you recognise the critter in this image then your half way to understanding what I'm talking about!  Port 70 is traditionally reserved for the Gopher protocol. What is Gopher? Well it's a slim text only layout that pre dates the internet as we know it as (aka HTML) Gopher started life back […]

A New Trend (StatusNet)

Since around September last year when Identi.ca was updated to the much-anticipated Status.net 1.0 it has suffered from many outages causing some people to focus on either abandoning identi.ca or hosting their own Status.net instance.  At first I wasn't overly bothered on hosting my instance, but some time back I did setup a test instance […]

Self Hosted StatusNet (aka !feds)

Well although I'm not as active as I once was on Identi.ca  I've decided to set up my StatusNet instance (again!) on this server. OK you just saw that "again" in brackets what's with that? Well a while back I attempted to do a similar thing but failed due to my inadequateness to make sense of some […]

4th January marks 3 years!

Wow has it really been that long? I started experimenting with WordPress back in June 2008 with the intention of setting up a site for the company I was working for so that it was the were to get information within the company (intranet) However, as most things tended to never happen there it was […]

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