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Jun/15

DSLR Photo Management On The Go

Overview Keeping a large stack of photos on a memory card is always a scary thing in case the memory card goes back. People have created a workaround but using more (and usually smaller) cards to mitigate against the risk. … Continue reading

25

May/15

Living With Hive (Home)

Overview Hive is a British Gas creation which allows remote control of your home water and heating control by replacing your thermostat and timer controls. It’s a step into home automation which we have had for over a year and … Continue reading

27

Apr/15

OpenVPN Server On Raspberry Pi

Overview Having a great geek out chat with Andrew Gorton and he gave me the idea of setting up an OpenVPN server using a Raspberry Pi. A simple, relatively cheap solution to get access to resources at home. Pre-Requisites I … Continue reading

13

Apr/15

Deluge BitTorrent Client On Ubuntu

Overview Deluge is a bit torrent client which uses a client-server like architecture. The cool thing is you can have the server locally (like this install) or remote and just use the client to manage the queue. Install Add the … Continue reading

23

Mar/15

Communal USB Charge Point

Overview I’m an Android user and have converted everyone in the house hold to be the same. As a convenience thing I decided to use one of the spare wall socket to USB plugs and put a micro USB cable … Continue reading

2

Mar/15

Virtualbox Stopped Working After Installing Hypervisor

I got the message when I tried to run one of my VMs and got this or similar message about 64bit support: VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Your 64-bit guest will fail to detect a 64-bit … Continue reading

16

Feb/15

FreePBX ARI Framework Disabled

I upgraded to FreePBX 12 and had the following disabled moduled: amportal a ma delete fw_ari -f amportal a ma download fw_ari -f amportal a ma install fw_ari -f Running the above in sequence then going back to the web … Continue reading

3

Feb/15

Windows file name(s) are too long

I wanted to delete some Windows 8 store cache files but an error came up when I tried to delete them from Explorer. I found a cool way to get around this as Windows have a limitation of not just … Continue reading