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Jan/15

Replace Disk In LVM On Ubuntu

Overview LVM makes adding and removing physical disk very easy as its an additional layer of abstraction. I will go through the steps need to replace an existing disk of same or larger size. Warning! Always backup prior to doing … Continue reading

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Jan/15

Install Latest Maven On Ubuntu 14.04

Overview It’s well known that Ubuntu ships and keeps the same main branch of software that was shipped with the version on Ubuntu at the time. A good example is Ubuntu 14.04 has HAProxy 1.4 even though 1.5 came out … Continue reading

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Dec/14

Foscam FI9821W V2 Mini Review

Overview I had recently acquired a Foscam FI9821W V2 which is a wireless IP camera. I have been looking for one of these for a while because they are wireless and have a good wide angle view including low light … Continue reading

15

Dec/14

error Error: ENOENT

Overview I was using the Angular generator in Yeoman but came across some funny errors when it was scaffolding. It turns out a clean out of the cache and quick update of Node fixed it. Error Example error I was … Continue reading

1

Dec/14

Windows 8 Disables WoL

Overview I had Wake on LAN working on Windows 7 but since Windows 8 it didn’t work. It didn’t help that every UEFI firmware flash would wipe the settings. It turns out Windows 8 shutdown behavior is different to Windows … Continue reading

24

Nov/14

Enable Backspace In Firefox On Ubuntu

Not sure why but the backspace keyboard short is disabled in Ubuntu. To enable it: type about:config into the address bar. Accept the warning. Find the key browser.backspace_action and change the value to 0. Enable Backspace In Firefox In Ubuntu … Continue reading

17

Nov/14

Github Over HTTPS

Github defaults to using the default SSH port (22) but it can be reconfigured to use HTTPS port 443. To test this run the following command: ssh -T -p 443 git@ssh.github.com The above -p 443 parameter tells SSH to connect … Continue reading

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Nov/14

Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop Sharing

I tried connecting to a newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 install using the VNC after setting up Desktop Sharing: The clue is in the error message. To fix this it requires disabling Ubuntu requiring an encrypted connection. DO THIS AT YOUR … Continue reading