I’m sure a lot of you have heard our sorely out-of-the-times member of parliament Theresa May wants to give UK police to request users internet history + search queries without a warrant at any time. I for one am not a fan of a nanny state and especially not one that believes this is somehow … Read More “How to make the governments attempts to view your search history that bit harder (in Chrome)” »
Have you ever been playing a game and gone away from your PC only to come back and find your monitor switched off? No problem right? Just move your mouse and it’s all back to norm….oh what on earth is this the game is now running at a weird smaller than desktop resolution! If you’ve had … Read More “Does Windows screw up your monitor resolution when your monitor sleeps (notably when a game is open?)” »
UPDATE 14/07/2012: The author of the client has released version 2.5 a short while ago and also a video for using self-signed certificates in the client. RESTClient is a great little CLI and GUI tool for testing your REST API. I recently pushed a new API up in the office and it runs over SSL. … Read More “Using SSL in RestClient” »
Just had a need to reset the mysql root login password for a server, did a bit of Googling and found out this is how you do it (I work on Ubuntu so you may have to tinker with the lines slightly depending on your distribution): Stop the current MySQL instance from running: /etc/init.d/mysql stop … Read More “Reset MySQL root password if you forgot it #mysql” »
A few months ago at work we realised the need for lots of “nodes” (servers) in the UK and in the US initially. We have a lot of data processing that we need to do and we worked out it would be faster and cheaper if we could distribute the work over lots of servers … Read More “Superb VPS (Virtual Private Server) Provider – VPS.net Review” »
Next time you have a problem booting your PC, why not give this simple flow chart a go? It’s actually easier to use than it first looks, it just covers a lot of stuff. The full thing can be found at fonerbooks.