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Yearly Archive: 2014

Content Api 0

Content Api

Since I started use Hexo for my site allot of things have been easier. Like creating an API to access the site contents. It was a nightmare for me in Drupal 7 and in...

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agedu: Clean up wasted space in Linux

In some situations a quick trip to get a drive is required but in many situations space can easily be reclaimed by removing the gunk that’s accumulated, but how do you determine what’s junk?...

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Overclocking RaspberryPi

By default the processor in the Raspberry Pi runs at 700MHz, but it can be overclocked without voiding your warranty. Basically a processor is designed to do one job at time, be it retrieving...

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A Linux Security Checklist

I recently came across this article about securing yourself on a Linux machine – Security Checklist for Linux System. It’s equally true about Windows users as well: Keep the system updated with latest security...

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From CMS To HTML

As your can see for yourself I’ve rebuilt the site, again. I’ve code named this new iteration Alpe d’Huez, but it’s really version 8. So NxFIFTEEN Alpe d’Huez, what’s the point? I’ve washed my...

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TrueCrypt

TrueCrypt is dead, long live TrueCrypt. In a move that shocked everyone on the internet TrueCrypt was taken down on May 28th 2014 and the official TrueCrypt website, truecrypt.org, began redirecting users to a...

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DynPi The Assembly

Well all the parts are now here and its time to assemble it. Primarily I want it to be neat and tidy and easy, it has to be as simple as possible and ready...

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DynPi My Portable XBMC Device

Almost all commercial media boxes, such as the AppleTV 2, have no internal storage. I want to build a fully portable, internet non-dependant media centre. As with all things the first step is a...

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Run You Own Certificate Authority

I’ve wanted to write an article on how I became my own certificate authority for some time, but while doing some research on it I came across an article by CyberPunk that fill the...

Revert to a previous Git commit 0

Revert to a previous Git commit

Preamble I make heavy use of git for all my software development, when asked what the point is for a one man development team to something as powerful as git I always reply “universal...

Day 24 – Wake Up Call 0

Day 24 – Wake Up Call

No matter how hard I try today I can’t seem to stop snaking. Everyday this week I’ve been wasting 500 calories on snacks. I just wish I had any idea how to stop it...

Day 22 – What a week 0

Day 22 – What a week

Well I’ve not been doing to well of late. The last two weeks have seen me spend more time in front of one computer or another than is healthy. From turning Excel into a...

Day 3 – Another Shocker 0

Day 3 – Another Shocker

Another shocker today, I’m over my budget but only by 301 calories. The surprise is I slipped badly at work and snacked my way thru another late night. If you take the 885 calorie...

Day 1 – My Silent Return 0

Day 1 – My Silent Return

According to MyFitnessPal I was only a couple of weeks away from my first years, the problem was since I stopped logging I was only signing in to check other people status updates and...

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OpenPGP: How I Sign Keys

Signing is a very personal thing. You are telling the world you believe a key belongs to the person who is claiming it. The value of a web of trust comes from the fact...

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OpenPGP: My Keys

Its May again and the sun has finally made an appearance. With summer comes the regular spring clearing and it seems as good a time as any to update my public encryption keys. My...

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OpenPGP: How does PGP work?

How does it work The magic, and I call it magic because I freely admit I do not have the mathematical background to explain it better, of this system is that if you encrypt...

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OpenPGP: How do I create a OpenPGP Key?

Creating a Secured Key When you build a PGP key you going to start using that key to verify your identity, so like all other forms of identification you have to protect it. Unfortunately...

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Friday – Week 17 Day 5

Tomorrow I start my skiing holiday in France and by this time I’d hoped I would be better prepared, but I’m not. My last week dash to get ready was not enough time to...

The Return – Week 16 Day 6 0

The Return – Week 16 Day 6

I’ve been away some time now. Not recording my meals and not really paying the attention I should and taking almost no exercise. In the last few days I’ve started coming around. I can...

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Monday – Week 14 Day 1

It has gone well past the time I started paying more attention to my weight loss journey. As you can see from the pictures I’ve uploaded I’ve really not been doing well since Christmas....

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Wednesday – Week 13 Day 3

Since I stated using my new scales yesterday I thought I would go the full hog and weigh anything that fit on them. This morning I started with breakfast. Now I’ll be honest, I’ve...