This is about adding bookmarks to your pinboard account (a service where you can store bookmarks, notes, etc) More specifically, it’s about adding bookmarks to your account without logging on. Why? Maybe your clearing your cache/cookies etc and don’t like logging on a lot, or using a work/partners device and don’t want to be fully… Continue reading Pinboard bookmarklets that work without being logged on
This week I needed to set up a very simple web app. I’ve ended up looking at Python to wire up some cgi scripting to an otherwise static html/js “website”. For the #poc I installed the Debian network install ISO into a virtual box VM… Installing NGINX… apt-get install nginx service nginx status service nginx… Continue reading Simple CGI Web App Testing setup with Python-CGI and NGINX/uWSGI
Looking around for a config or setting file for putty to copy the settings onto another machine, I discovered they’re actually in the registry. Luckily they’re all under one root.
I couldn’t find a ready-link on http://pinboard.in/howto/ for a Share Button that I could add to the blog to let folks send posts to their Pinboard account for bookmarking or reading later. So, I took their bookmarklet links and stripped them down to give the below links.
So I have some recurring tasks running on an old server running Windows Server 2003. One of these tasks likes to fill up the directory %windir%\temp (usually that’s C:\windows\temp) with lots of files, which – if I don’t watch it – results in the C: drive filling up. Disk cleanup doesn’t clear out files left… Continue reading Deltree on Windows Server 2003
I decided to try and re-use an old Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini (no, not the X10 Mini Pro version). The phone was network unlocked (with a network/operator provided code), but it still had a load of bloat-ware on it from the operator (music store, news, contact sync, game trials, etc etc etc ) most… Continue reading Cyanogenmod on the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini – An adventure through rooting an Android 2.1 Phone and installing a Custom Rom
My problem, making sure the wifi on a headless linux box connects at boot. This should work the same on a server install as on a desktop install, with network-manager removed (because it conflicted with this approach).