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Pairing Apple 1st Gen Keyboard (A1016) with Windows 7

I was having some errors pairing the Apple 1st Gen bluetooth keyboard to my media centre. I discovered that you need todo the following: Turn on the keyboard Open up Bluetooth ‘Add Devices’ and wait for windows to discover the … Continue reading

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Can you crack it? Stage 3 solution

Once getting through stage 2¬†you will have an EXE file. It requires windows (I ran it in a VirtualBox VM seeing as I had no idea what it would do – can’t be too careful!), cygwin and the crypt library … Continue reading

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Can you crack it? Stage 2 Solution

There has been a lot of news about the “Can you crack it?” challenge that is currently to publicise GCHQ recruiting. Here is my solution for stage 2 – the implementation of the Virtual Machine, or emulator. It’s actually pretty … Continue reading

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Create a PDF of images (PNG, JPG, GIF etc) on Mac OS X with Preview

I recently wanted to compile several images into a single PDF document – after searching for a relevant tool and discounting Word or iWork as too time consuming I hit upon the following very simple solution… Open one of the … Continue reading

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Installing gitorious on Ubuntu 10.04 HOWTO

I like using Git for my projects and I tend to host them outside of the computer I work on. I was finding the current way I was managing projects a bit cubersome so I decided to install Gitorious which … Continue reading

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rsync Backup / Dropbox style setup

Introduction This tutoral/HOWTO is designed to help you setup an rsync back/dropbox style synced folder on the Netgear stora. The aim of this is to have a synced folder that will automatically back up to a remote location. The main … Continue reading

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Useful Server Setup Tutorials

So I decided to take a leap and move VPS providers. Moving servers turns out to be hard work. Here is a list of useful stuff that I had to dig out again when setting up the new one – … Continue reading

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Netgear Stora and Time Machine Setup

Having just got a Netgear Stora I wanted to use it as my time machine backup (I have an old ibook G4 and 10.5 so some of this may or may not work for 10.6 – i haven’t tried it!). … Continue reading

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