• Moving Magento

    So I was asked to help finish moving a magento (1.9) installation to a new server the other day. To sum it up, it was not fun They had already moved the files and had everything installed and updated the database connection string, however it was still throwing an error....

  • Useful Commands - MSSQL

    Here is a start of a regular posting, “useful commands” Over the years I have saved snippets, commands and notes of things that have been useful or saved alot of time. I start off with a gathering of T-SQL commands to do useful things within a windows database. Some of...

  • PiHole and OpenHAB

    Recently I installed pihole on my network because I was sick of ads, and wanted an added layer of security on my network against nasty malware and the like There are plenty of install guides out there for pihole (see official website) so thats not what I am covering today....

  • Ubuntu Live USB with persistence

    Creating a live USB is easy, adding persistence seems to be quite hard. After lots of research, there was alot of ways to do it, but most of these tutorials were out of date so some things weren’t relevant anymore or just didn’t work Here are some hopefully simple steps...

  • RuuviTag

    I backed Ruuvi sometime late last year for a RuuviTag, a battery powered Bluetooth LE microcontroller with an onboard temperature and humidity sensor. As soon as I saw this project I had several ideas. And because I run openHAB at home, naturally, I’d want to collate this date into here...

  • Node and systemd

    For a while now I’ve had my dashboard combo tv and dashboard combo, which runs on dashing and dashkiosk, running in screen sessions. This , of course, is not very managable. If something breaks, you have to ssh in and then find the screen session, re-run the command. In comes...

  • OneTimeSecret

    So for those who use OnetimeSecret all the time, you can add this little function to your .bashrc (or similar) So then you don’t have to openh a browser to share your secret! 1 2 3 4 5 onetimesecret() { if [ $# -eq 0 ]; then echo "No secret...

  • C.H.I.P, flic and openhab

    So I finally received my C.H.I.P, and over the break I purchased myself some flic bluetooth buttons with the plan of making some nice push buttons around the home to control openhab. This idea mostly came from usablity/speed of use of openhab. Having the dashboard in the middle of the...