kjo.sh

It will not be a surprise to some that I have bought yet another domain name, but this new one is a little bit special.

When tweeting we’re all accustomed to the shortening of URLs, most commonly using bit.ly, but in this day and age, personalisation is all the… [ Read More ]

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Hanging Basket

Hanging Basket

A couple of weeks ago I put up this colourful hanging basket outside my parents house. Let’s hope it’s bright appearance can keep the sun shining!

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Thought on Technology

I’ve owned this Nitin Sawhney track on CD for some time but as it’s good food for thought I’ve found the associated music video and posted it up here.

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WordPress in Education

Always keen to post when I find someone who’s using my Calendar plugin for something big or exciting, this week I received an e-mail from Adam Scott informing me that Calendar had received a mention in his book, WordPress for Education. If you work in academia or… [ Read More ]

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Programmers vs Users

I was sent this amusing cartoon the other day, never have truer words been spoken!

programmers_vs_users.jpg

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Diamond Jubilee Street Party

Diamond Jubilee Street Party

While in St Albans for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee weekend I passed through a street party on Fishpool Street and sank a few ales

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Sunset on the JOG start line

Sunset on the JOG start line

As we set sail at the start of the JOG race we watched the sun set over the deck of Overlord

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Custom linux service at boot

So you’ve created a service in Linux, written a start/stop script for it, stored it in /etc/init.d/ and now you want it to actually run on boot/restart. This little line of code at a root terminal will do the trick for you.

update-rc.d <script> defaults 98 02

The <script> should… [ Read More ]

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Stalling File Transfer Over VPN

The other day I had cause to allow someone to access their corporate VPN over my home internet connection. After I had configured the appropriate pass-through settings for the IP address that my DHCP server had allocated their laptop they were able to connect easily. One issue remained however;… [ Read More ]

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Christmas Card

Christmas Card

Shweta gave me this wonderful 3D Christmas card on her arrival in Swindon this weekend

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