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My recent ramblings.

  • Host your site for pennies a month by posting pre-rendered content on S3.

  • APN Settings for Softbank Black SIM

    7 years, 3 months ago

    How to get Softbank's iPhone SIM working on Android phones.

  • The fonts in Eclipse look rubbish on Retina display? Well here's what I did to remedy it.

  • git fails with fatal: $HOME not set

  • Scanning for MP3s and adding them to iTunes library

  • Watch iPlayer Outside The UK

    8 years, 7 months ago

    Add a line that looks like (If a line starting with "ExitNodes" already exists, either delete that line or modify that line so it looks like the above) Open notepad (or equivalent) and copy & paste the following. Save it as a file called "proxy.js" to somewhere convenient lik

  • Ctrl+R gives you reverse i-search of bash history, however, once you have selected a command to edit (by hitting ESC) the next search would start from the same line, because it's incremental by definition. This is useful but sometimes you wanna start over. You can rewind/fast-forward your search po

  • Of Bovines and Robots

    8 years, 10 months ago

    Now, I should probably be quite careful, because Japanese libel laws seem to be used to police even defamatory posts and injurious speeches on the Internet, apparently. So without mentioning any names, the NAS drive that I bought last year - which, to their credit, was working perfecting fine until

  • SSLEngine on SSLCertificateFile /path/to/generated/server.crt SSLCertificateKeyFile /path/to/generated/server.key (replace path appropriately with the path to your certificate and key) apachectl restartApache will ask you for the passphrase to your key. If you think you will be shutting the

  • Setting Environment Variables in OS X

    8 years, 11 months ago