I haven't posted in
ages and given I'm doing so much interesting stuff with
SpatialBuzz these days, I felt I needed to post
something, however short but sweet.
I spin up a lot of dev instances with Vagrant and VirtualBox on OS X these days and
needed them to be …
Posted Sat 12 Jul '14 in
Dev ( Vagrant, OS X, VirtualBox)
I had an issue with automounted DVDs on openSUSE 11.4 not appearing in Gnome desktop.
It seems that
udisks honours UDF-mounted directory permissions even if they aren't readable.
The issue is fixed in
however openSUSE 11.4 stopped updating
udisks at 1.0 …
Posted Thu 10 Jan '13 in
SysAdmin ( OpenSUSE, Linux, DVD)
I'm sharing this as it caught me out for a few days and the solution wasn't obvious.
Plex to serve media around the home to my TV and few
LAN and Wi-Fi clients. The server runs on a Mac Mini and I keep up with updates.
The client …
Posted Mon 29 Oct '12 in
SysAdmin ( Plex, OS X)
Fabric is a great Python module for deploying
and running software on remote SSH-enabled machines without the need for an array of
terminal windows or mad shell-scripting skills.
Cuisine is a Python module adding high-level
administrative functions to Fabric (similar to Chef
I'd been using Fabric for a …
Posted Mon 15 Oct '12 in
Dev ( Python, Fabric, Cuisine, Zypper)
Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).
I've taken to using it wherever I can, including content generation for this site, with these …
Posted Mon 08 Oct '12 in
Dev ( Markdown)