how to take control of another computer

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...
Android Create AVD

Android Create AVD

The second part of this series covers creating our first Android Virtual Device or AVD. The Android Virtual Device (AVD) is basically a configuration...
Installing Magento

Installing Magento

One of my clients wanted an E-Commerce solution for his website and after a little bit of analysis we opted for the community...

Turning CPAN modules in to deb with dh perl make

Some of our PERL tools require some CPAN modules that are not part of the standard Ubuntu distribution. It's obviously possible to install the...

Syntax Highlighting In VIm

Syntax highlighting in vim can be super tricky, by default a lot of desktop environments seem to have white terminals, which is a bit...

Copying files between servers with netcat and tar

One of the quickest ways (faster than scp at any rate) of copying a large number of files between 2 servers is by abusing...

google-apis-mavenized does not compile

I need to write some backup software for our hosted Google Apps, so as we're a Java shop I'm going to be using the...
Pipe Viewer

pv – Pipe Viewer – My New Favourite Command Line Tool

I've got a rather large dataset that I need to do a lot of processing on, over several iterations, it's a 20gb zip...
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Think Carefully About Your Clever Project Names

We're building a new exciting cluster at work using Linux HA and stuff to make it work magically. In the olden days of yore...

Canon EOS Utility On A Mac Without A CD

Canon have a fantastic little app, which works on both Windows and Mac, called EOS Utility, which among other things allows you to do...