This should show up about 1600

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This is a test page that should appear once the next hourly static site generation runs. Which means we will then have automatic publishing and updating working for this site at least… 😉 Random image: Here are some great tits 🙂 [image: GreatTits-P1300278.jpg] […]

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We are Static!

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As part of the process of migrating from the legacy hosted server, these WordPress sites that I look after are now static sites hosted from Amazon’s S3 service. Thereby keeping the editable editions internal, and also the ‘live’ site ‘unhackable’ and really fast… New themes will arrive as soon as I work out how to fiddle with […]

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Why the snoopers charter is ultimately unworkable.

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I’m going to suggest that there’s one very obvious idea that this whole ‘snoopers charter’ has overlooked. “How will this affect secure business communications”. Applications such as WhatsApp use an protocol known as ‘jabber’ (actually, that app is based on a platform called MongooseIM, which is a commercial product based on the open-source ejabberd). Other […]

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Fixing Cannot load XPCOM for nightingale on Ubuntu 10.04

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Basically it can’t find the xulrunner libraries running the ‘nightingale’ script as: strace -vv -ff sh -vex nightingale –debug 2>&1 showed me it was looking for libxul.so and failing finding that: smeacher@pandora:~/bin/Nightingale$ dpkg -S libxul.so thunderbird: /usr/lib/thunderbird/libxul.so xulrunner-1.9.2-dev: /usr/lib/xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.28/sdk/lib/libxul.so xulrunner-1.9.2: /usr/lib/xulrunner-1.9.2.28/libxul.so So then add that path to that looked for via ldconfig (where to load/search […]

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Why XBMC rocks! (via postie)

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Bookmark this category Xbmc is, at least as I’m concerned, the only media centre choice for the discerning geek. Recently I upgraded my ‘cube’ machine and patched appletv to the latest 10.0 version ‘Dharma’. The biggest difference, that I had heard rumours of for a while, is that the OSX/appletv verfsion how support hardware-accellerated x264 […]

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Tron Legacy in 3D @ the Imax (via postie)

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Bookmark this category I’d read a couple of reviews of the film, notably from Wired and Total Film, who saw this long-awaited sequel for the sequel to the original ground-breaking film as what it was – more and better, orat least as as good from what I remember having my father take me to see […]

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Easyauto-mount vhd in Windows 7 (via postie)

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Bookmark this category With my nice new shiny shiny laptop, because I wanted to multiboot it I’d partitoned the drive with the OSX disk utility. However, while Windows7 will indeed recognise a (secondary) GPT partitoned disk, it appears to require a hybrid MBR/GPT for installing, which means in Windows-land you’re pretty-much limited to the 4 […]

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Why I was right all along… (via postie)

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Bookmark this category Over the last couple of weeks I’ve had a couple of job-search results that have looked rather familiar. These being with a particular spec from a particular agency who were the only agency to deal with this particular company, which is the same as one I interviewed for a few weeks ago, […]

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