Archive for the ‘Misc’ Category

Rhythmbox XML Parsing to Copy Playlists to Phone or USB Stick

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

I was recently faced with the issue of physically moving all the songs I’d given five stars in Rhythmbox to a phone.... Read More

Setting up Ansible for MySQL

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

In this how to we’re going to manage in total 16 different LXC nodes on two different host machines. One of the two host machines will have the “master” nodes in the MySQL cluster, the other host machine will run the slave nodes we will replicate to from the master nodes.... Read More

Vsftpd on virtual machines

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Once you have the network setup it’s trivial to get file transfers up and running via FTP compared to messing around with sharing folders and such.... Read More

Grey Reuben – a GTK3, GTK2, Metacity and Unity Theme

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

So this weekend I finally had enough of the GTK2 vs GTK3 theme discrepancies. Up until now I’ve resorted to simply do the default Radiance theme combined with the Metacity part of Reuben.... Read More

PHP and setlocale – getting more locales than English to work

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Update I’ve had to revise this one, the original post might work (or not) if you have an older install of Ubuntu, atm (2013-02) I use Lucid, and now the following process works:... Read More

Some thoughts on Chrome

Friday, June 25th, 2010

When the news of the Chrome browser first hit the world I just didn’t get it? Why would Google spend that much time and effort into making a new browser when there already were so many nice ones out there, what was the strategy, the gain? They claimed it was fast and lightweight, well at that time Firefox felt fast enough for me, that plus all those amazing addons just made it incomparable.... Read More

The Maltese Falcon

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

If you’re a regular reader of this blog you might know that I currently live in Malta.... Read More

Getting a server back online

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Last week our host had a power outage and the backup power didn’t kick in or something. In any case, the end result was a reboot of all our servers, which went surprisingly well, except for one.... Read More

JQuery Joomla chat, adding online/offline and friendlist

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

As the title implies we’ve now added online/offline functionality and the ability to toggle the user list to show only friends or all members.... Read More

Mouse clicks in Processingjs

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

Demo here.... Read More