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Apr/17

Sony Playstation 4 ‘Cannot play the media’ From Twonky Media Server

Overview I have been having issues playing any media streamed from Twonky on my Qnap NAS box to the PS4 giving a blue screen error message Cannot play the media for any video files. Turns out it’s something to do … Continue reading

6

Mar/17

Everyday Carry – Core 2017

Overview This details the Core layer of my EDC as per the model defined in my previous post. My EDC This is what I have on me when I leave the house at all times. Ziiiro Eclipse: current watch with … Continue reading

6

Feb/17

Boot Android Device On Power

Overview There’s a cool feature where from a totally powered off Android device it can boot up when a power source is connected to it. It requires root and also running a configuration command. This worked on my Nexus 7 … Continue reading

2

Jan/17

Everyday Carry Model

Overview I stumbled upon the concept of Everyday Carry (EDC) last year which was the concept of items carried on a person at all times. I see it as a name for what daily essentials but it can also be … Continue reading

5

Dec/16

Post MySQL Install

After installing MySQL you can run the below command to secure your install: sudo mysql_secure_installation The script will ask a bunch of questions and act accordingly so it is only as secure as you want it to be but it … Continue reading

7

Nov/16

Why Backup?

Overview I hope people don’t need a reason to backup so this is my view on the subject. So many things are stored digitally nowadays from messages to photos but how many of them are irreplaceable? I fear for losing … Continue reading

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Oct/16

Install UniFi Controller On Ubuntu 16.04

Overview The Ubiquiti networking gear comes with a Java controller software to provision the hardware. It’s called the Unfi controller. Because it’s a Java application it can run on any Java compatible system so in my case I wanted to … Continue reading

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Sep/16

Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i Review

Overview I’ve been planning to get a document scanner for a while now and it was a choice between Canon’s P225II or Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. Fortunately one of them was discounted to make the decision easier – the ScanSnap. Hardware … Continue reading