Tips: Handy Linux commands
Tips: Handy Linux commands

This is a post that will no doubt be updated as and when we find new¬†useful¬†commands. If you have any suggestions just let us know […]

How To: Mount a cifs share manually
How To: Mount a cifs share manually

Brief guide on how to mount a cifs share manually as a one off mounting. Alternatively username and password can be replaced by a lovely […]

How To: Mount a cifs share permanently with correct rw permissions
How To: Mount a cifs share permanently with correct rw permissions

Put simply: How to mount a cifs share in linux permanently with the correct permissions to allow read-write access. In /etc/fstab Replace $ value with […]

How To: Umount when “device is busy” on linux.
How To: Umount when “device is busy” on linux.

The idea of this blog is to give help on things that crop up in our day to day lives, usually to do with technology. […]

Return Log: RepairTech
Return Log: RepairTech

I bought a TV through Ebuyer last year and recently it’s decided to turn off every now and again which is really frustrating. Fortunately I’ve […]

Apache’s mod_rewrite not working
Apache’s mod_rewrite not working

To resolve mod_rewrite being seemingly ineffectual: Ensure your http config contains: For the vhost you’re using (ie inside the <Directory> section), ensure the following is […]

Accessing a physical drive in VirtualBox
Accessing a physical drive in VirtualBox

I have decided to move my media centre from xbmcbuntu over to Windows Server 2008 which meant converting hard drives from EXT4 over to NTFS. […]

Access your media around your house or when away
Access your media around your house or when away

No house can be complete without having all those films (you clearly downloaded legally) available at the press of a button on your TV. When […]

Unlocker – Unlock the unlockable files!
Unlocker – Unlock the unlockable files!

Recently I had a file that I couldn’t delete – Windows said it couldn’t find the file. Clearly this would be more helpful if I’d […]

Centos 5: Setting up RPMForge and updated repos
Centos 5: Setting up RPMForge and updated repos

When setting up a new sever I like to have updated packages such as PHP 5.3 => etc which don’t ship with Centos 5′s default […]