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Simple CGI Web App Testing setup with Python-CGI and NGINX/uWSGI 

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 

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Cyanogenmod on the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini – An adventure through rooting an Android 2.1 Phone and installing a Custom Rom

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

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Change an Ubuntu Desktop installation to an Ubuntu Server installation

For a Gnu/Linux install recently I had a CD with Ubuntu – but it was the desktop edition. I had an old PC for this install, and I really needed the CD with the ubuntu-server install set by default. What to do ? As it turns out, it’s actually quite easy to switch over from… Continue reading Change an Ubuntu Desktop installation to an Ubuntu Server installation