Apache 301 redirect subfolders
Apache 301 redirect subfolders

Just a quick one. Having tried to redirect foo.com to bar.com I found that foo.com/link would point to bar.com/link. Not something that I wanted to […]

Linux Mint Nvidia Drivers
Linux Mint Nvidia Drivers

I’ve had a bit of a mare trying to get brightness working on a Samsung laptop in Linux Mint. As yet.. still no working brightness […]

Pear upgrade Security Error
Pear upgrade Security Error

So I’ve installed Pear onto a Windows machine. Coming back to it a few weeks later to check it’s all working still and going to […]

Apt – ignore updates for a particular package
Apt – ignore updates for a particular package

I’ve had some difficulty after converting from Percona (mysql) Server over to MariaDB, finding that apt wanted to upgrade libmysqlclient18 to a version unsupported by […]

Newznab frequently asked questions
Newznab frequently asked questions

Here are a list of Newznab frequently asked questions I’ve noticed in IRC the past few days. This is a list that will grow as […]

Installing A basic Newznab+ with XAMPP on Windows
Installing A basic Newznab+ with XAMPP on Windows

Okay Guys, This is only a short guide. I hope to expand on it, but it needs to be written fast. Please note this is […]

How to backfill newznab safely without bloating your database
How to backfill newznab safely without bloating your database

Update – August 2013 So quite a lot of you have followed this guide which is great, but it’s a bit out of date now. […]

Reading package list 0%
Reading package list 0%

I recently had an issue on Linux Mint (Ubuntu based) where apt-get upgrade was just getting stuck each time on Reading Package list 0%. This […]

How To: Set Linux resolution for a virtual display
How To: Set Linux resolution for a virtual display

Here’s a fix I found to a problem I encountered running a Linux server with no screen attached. Without a screen, Linux didn’t want to […]

Fedora upgrade from 16 to 17 fail
Fedora upgrade from 16 to 17 fail

I’ve recently tried to upgrade Fedora from 16 to 17 on my Asus Eee Box and was given a lovely error telling me an unhandled […]