Why I’ll never use Halfords again
Why I’ll never use Halfords again

Recently I bought a bluetooth car kit for my car from Halfords, I’ve not had great fun so far trying to get it fitted. So […]

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Update – August 2013 So quite a lot of you have followed this guide which is great, but it’s a bit out of date now.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