My recent ramblings.

  • Mirroring Posts to

    9 years, 7 months ago

    I'm an indecisive person; I like all the perks of running my own installation of WordPress, but still want to host my posts on I've been manually exporting from my blog on my private server ( to my blog manually using the WordPress eXtended RSS (W

  • I've noticed that my new Asus U30FT was having problems suspending - it just got stuck on a blank screen. Long story short, it turns out because newer versions of Ubuntu come with ehci_hcd builtin kernel, and there's a couple of things you need to add to disable all devices that uses ehci_hcd, and

  • Ubuntu 11.04

    9 years, 8 months ago

    So I've recently updated the Ubuntu installation on my laptop to 11.04 (Natty) and I'm starting to come to terms with the new Unity interface. I think I might like it, mostly because it is very similar to how I've set up my Mac, though I've not used it in anger (ie for work) just yet, so we'll see

  • Craftheads, Shibuya

    9 years, 8 months ago

    A few weeks ago I went to this cozy pub in Shibuya called Craftheads. Nice selection of ales and fruit beers, mostly exclusively imported. Nice atmosphere, good food, although the price was little bit costly for the casual Friday night drinking.

  • You want to clone your repository and then use  to mark everything but the subdirectory you want in your new repo to be garbage-collected. To clone your local repository: The --no-hardlinks switch makes git use real file copies instead of hardlinking when cloning a local repository. The garbage col

  • VirtualBox – Shrink VDI images

    9 years, 9 months ago

    Often when you install a VM in virtualbox you’ll notice that initial size of the VM image would be more or less equal to the disk space actually used in the VM. However with time, as you play around, you will find that the size of VM image would always keep on increasing. The disk space actually use

  • Went to the opening of the . Cozy atmosphere, good ales, nice staff - I think it's going to be my next favourite place to go in Minatomirai.

  • If you are like me, who is just happy with non-crappy looking pages without going into a CSS frenzy, definitely is probably what you're looking for. In fact, pure jQuery UI pages do look pretty awesome - all it needs is a few js/css links and a couple of lines of javascript. If you are placing all