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The blog about security, SEO, hosting and development
The blog about security, SEO, hosting and development

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A common need is to restore the latest production backup to a test system or user acceptance test system on a regular basis. Depending on your system (database) size this can be time consuming. You would prefer to have this done during the night right…

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I ended up finally transferring everything from my old gmail.com based Google account over to my custom domain Google account. I have been running them in parallel for ages switching between them to access different services. I read a number of blog posts…

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StartSSL certificates isn’t trusted by several major browsers anymore and will probably lose all credibility and disappear from the market completely. In it’s place we have seen Let’s Encrypt growth explode for the last 18 months. This post will cover…

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Using a central database for all your Kodi media players is convenient. Only one of them need to scan for new content or you can even update the database straight away. It holds state across all the devices like paused movies, watched episodes etc. If you…

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Just got 18 virtual servers delivered from a private cloud supplier. Since none of them are joined to our domain I need to access them one by one and set them up. After they are joined to the domain it’s easier to manage them. So I wanted a quick way to…

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For the last year and a half I have been flying back and forth between Sweden and San Francisco. Most of the airlines I fly have in flight Wifi for a cost. Usually I think it’s pretty reasonable money for the 11 hours or so I get a connection. But when…

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Ran into some trouble with setting up a CUPS server on my local network. My Brother HL-1110 didn't have any Linux drivers for ARM. Came up with a solution to make it all work for both Mac and Windows machines...

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Ran into some trouble with setting up a CUPS server on my local network. My Brother HL-1110 didn't have any Linux drivers for ARM. Came up with a solution to make it all work for both Mac and Windows machines...

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The goal for this build was to create a print server for my Brother HL-110 and Dymo LabelWriter 450 that could be used by both Mac and Windows. It turned out to be more tricky then I expected! After some research, testing and re-installs I came up with a…

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Running hybrid systems spanning from windows to different flavors of Linux sometimes present you with interesting behavior. One that I have faced every now and then is files that you can’t delete due to special characters in the filename. They do show up…
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