• Fun with cPanel

    Recently have had to set up a few cPanel servers, and here are some things I ran into while doing so. One isn’t necessarily cPanels fault, but it still took me a long time to find a work around for it :/ Key based login for SSH Common practice for...

  • TV dashboards with chromecasts and dashing

    I had some time, and we had some TV’s hanging on the wall wasting space. So I decided to create a dashboard that could put some useful information on these TV’s for everyone to see Previously we were utilising the chromecasts with Greenscreen, and it worked well, but had its...

  • PHP file upload to slack

    So I don’t know why this one took me this long to find, but I spent a long time today trying to figure out why my PHP script wasn’t uploading my file I wanted to slack. I had the string to send to slack correct, but every time I tried...

  • Blacklist Checker

    This is a nice little php script that you can run in the background via cron to constantly check your mail servers (or any server you have that deals with mail) and alert you via slack I know there are things out there like mxtoolbox that can do this for...

  • Owncloud

    So I set this up a while ago, but thought I’d share it here anyway. I was looking to find a self hosted dropbox/google drive alternative. As I am starting down the path of getting things self hosted, so my data is still my data and all that. There were...

  • New blog

    Hey All, So I finally got around to making a new blog, as blogger was getting too hard to write anything lengthy that included code snippets I found Jekyll, which is super simple to use, supports markdown (I’m a big fan of md) and supports code/syntax highlighting and formatting out...

  • Multi room audio with raspberry pi

    So I’ve had a though for a while that I’d like something like Sonos in my home, but something like that is wayyyy out of my price range. Then I got thinking, surely opensource can do this! I’ve just spent most of the day researching and setting up a solution....

  • screen recording with annotation on Linux

    So there’s been a few occasions where I have needed to do a screen record on my Ubuntu laptop at work, and I was easily able to find RecordMyDesktop which is neat and simple desktop app that can get you on your way. The harder part was finding a program...