Fed up with Java Installer or Update adding extra rubbish to your Browser?

If you have installed the consumer version of Java, or updated it lately, then you notice that by default it checks to boxes to install the Ask search provider and make Ask your home page.  If you forget to uncheck the boxes then you have the pain of trying to uninstall it later. Installers should… Continue reading Fed up with Java Installer or Update adding extra rubbish to your Browser?

WordPress 4.0

I’ve just upgraded my site to WordPress 4.0.  Whilst it does seem like a good upgrade, it still likes a good editor with a good built in file manage.  When I have time I’ll have to look at integrating CKEditor with a file manager again. I really don’t like being force to upload files to… Continue reading WordPress 4.0

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Topaz Omega’s first sea trip

Steve (me), Paul, and Sue. All from Chew Valley Lake Sailing Club – CVLSC and Chew Lake Association Disabled Sailors – CLADS Thursday, 16th August 2012 We set off around 10:00 and traveled from Bristol to Dale, in Pembrokeshire (Wales).  After arriving around 15:00 we had a break and decided to rig the boat ready… Continue reading Topaz Omega’s first sea trip

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PDW File Browser plugin

I use the CKEditor plugin for WordPress on a number of websites that I run.  Whilst CKEditor provides a much richer editor it does lack a good file browser for uploading files and managing them. When using WordPress to power a website I need to be able to upload files (such as images) to specific… Continue reading PDW File Browser plugin

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Centos 5.x under Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac

Here are my latest Xmodap settings that I use with my iMac and Wireless Apple (UK) Wireless keyboard for running Centos 5.x under Parallels Desktop 7 (on OS X Lion): keycode 11 = 2 at twosuperior oneeighth twosuperior oneeighth keycode 94 = 0x60 0x7e keycode 48 = apostrophe quotedbl dead_circumflex dead_caron dead_circumflex dead_caron keycode 49… Continue reading Centos 5.x under Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac

Recent CentOS 5.7 perl update broke sa-update

I recently noticed that a Perl update on my CentOS 5.7 servers broke the sa-update script for Spamassassin 3.3.1 2.el5.  The error trace given was: “name2labels” is not exported by the Net::DNS module Can’t continue after import errors at /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/Net/DNS/RR/NSEC3.pm line 24 BEGIN failed–compilation aborted at /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/Net/DNS/RR/NSEC3.pm line 24. Compilation failed in require at /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/i386-linux-thread-multi/Net/DNS/RR.pm… Continue reading Recent CentOS 5.7 perl update broke sa-update