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Since my first IT job ever, I've taken part in a tradition started by the guy I was replacing. A tradition known to...
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How To Take Control Of Another Computer

There are several things to think about when taking control of another computer, the Operating System running on it, the speed of...
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sudo: sorry, you must have a tty to run sudo

We're using an old version of Upstart, on Centos, to manage stopping and starting our Node.js daemons, and one of the things the...

How To Create An NPM Repository Mirror

We use Node.js a LOT, which means we do npm install a LOT. And npm is pretty terrible, with horrible dependency handling so we...

Elgg 1.8 Tidypics Group Fix

I'm creating a new community site using the Elgg 1.8 platform, but a lot of the widgets are still using the old 1.7 CSS...

Unique Article Wizard needs strip slashes!

I'm playing about with the Unique Article Wizard plugin for Wordpress (for a friend, not for this site!!!) and there's an obvious problem where...

Proper use of grails:exec

Whilst trying to run mvn grails:exec with more complicated requests it kept erroring: Chill:superted idimmu$ mvn grails:exec -Dcommand="jack-be-nimble net.idimmu User Profile" Scanning for projects... Searching...

Latest release information is not available for plugin ‘nimble’, specify concrete release to install

Whilst trying to install the Nimble plugin for Grails using Maven I ran in to a spot of bother! Chill:superted idimmu$ mvn grails:install-plugin -DpluginName=nimble Scanning...

Integrating Grails and Maven

I've started investigating Grails for some projects and have been making some good headway and I like to use Maven for everything as it's...

Atom feeds with PHP 5 Dom and XSL

All blogs require silly amounts of feed generators, right? And this is a silly blog so requires a silly generator. The entire site is...