Category Archives: Misc

Now with added SSL from letsencrypt

I’ve had SSL available on my site for some time using startssl, but as the certificate was expiring and requires manual renewal, I though it was time to try out letsencrypt. I’m a huge fan of the idea of letsencrypt, … Continue reading

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Customise your linux prompt

If you use a Linux or Unix box with bash or zsh, and you haven’t come across Liquid Prompt, then I suggest you head there right now to install it. I’m loving having more info on the status line, especially … Continue reading

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Raspberry pi cloud print server

It turns out that a raspberry pi does a very good job of being a print server for a google cloud printer. Thanks to https://matthew.mceachen.us/blog/add-google-cloudprint-wifi-access-to-your-older-printer-with-a-raspberry-pi-1342.html I can now print at home directly from my phone!

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DIY LED cupboard lighting

When we moved into our new house last year we found a rather large corner cupboard in the kitchen which was rather difficult to see into because it was so dark. The cupboard was a great size for storing food, … Continue reading

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The department of dirty

I quite like the Open Rights Group‘s new campaign against internet filtering The Department of Dirty is working with internet and mobile companies to stop the dirty internet. We are committed to protecting children and adults from online filth such … Continue reading

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White bee

At the pub in Hursley on Friday, a white bee landed on the table outside. An unusual colour, I think it might be an andrena cineraria, a type of miner bee. Ive never seen one before, but it was quite … Continue reading

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