Around five years ago I wrote (re-wrote) using Linux, Apache, PHP and MySQL. The sitewas pretty much online for close to 5 nines. However, it was time for a change. So the new site you are looking at was built over the …

read more | Mon 20 Sep 2010, 07:33 | tags:, Ruby on Rails | 1 comments

Japanese and English Keyboards

fun with evdev

I have been using Japanese keyboards now for many years and always make sure my laptops come with them. I like the layout and have become accustomed to it. However I was recently given a new Kinesis keyboard that has a US keyboard layout.

read more | Fri 21 May 2010, 23:36 | tags: evdev, Japanese, Linux | 0 comments

Ruby syntax highlighting within websvn

Now with colour :-)

I\'m assuming you are using GNU Enscript for syntax highlighting with your websvn install.

It seems that enscript does not come with a ruby syntax highlighting rules file by default.So the first thing to do is find one. This one works for …

read more | Fri 21 May 2010, 23:33 | tags: Linux, Ruby | 0 comments

iPhone Apps Pricing Differences Between Regions

Why the difference?

Recently I changed phones and decided to go with the iPhone. Besides battery life and the Apple iTunes lock in I'm happy with the device. Sidenote: why can't they make the device present as a USB hard drive?

However, the thing that gets …

read more | Sat 24 Jan 2009, 15:13 | tags: iPhone | 0 comments

OpenSolaris 2008.11 as a DomU running on a Linux Dom0

An OpenSolaris HVM Guest

I'm not going to write yet another tutorial on how to setup OpenSolaris as a DomU running atop a Linux Dom0. What you will find here are my cfg files. Dom0

  • Xen 3.3
  • Linux xen 2.6.18-xen-r12 x86_64 Dual-Core AMD

read more | Sun 04 Jan 2009, 21:13 | tags: Open Solaris | 0 comments