Converting Repositories from CVS to BZR on Debian Etch
Home, Elsternwick, Australia, 2008-04-15
I’ve been using Bazaar for version control for about 3 months now and it’s been working well, so it’s time to start converting some older modules that are versioned under CVS to BZR.
Domain Name Tracking
Home, Elsternwick, Australia, 2008-03-18
I’ve been registering a few domain names lately.
Tunneling VMWare Server over SSH with PuTTY
Au Bon Pan at Bumrungrad International Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, 2008-02-06
SSH tunneling is a really neat all-purpose technique for getting TCP/IP traffic securely from you to a remote server.
Coffee in Bangkok
J.W. Marriott Hotel, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand, 2008-01-12
Sometimes you get a coffee that makes you stop what you’re doing because it’s so good. You stop everything and just admire the cup for a moment and say something like: “that is one fine cup of coffee”. If you’re a coffee person, you know what I’m talking about.
VMWare Server on Debian Linux with Accurate Timekeeping
Home, Elsternwick, Australia, 2007-12-30How to setup VMWare Server properly so that your guest operating systems dont suffer from slow or fast running clocks, and so you don't get the "rtc: lost some interrupts" error.
Generate PDF's on Windows with Open-Source
Home, Elsternwick, Australia, 2008-03-27
PDF conversion software for Windows is one of those categories where there seems to be a million shareware bits of crap out there cluttering up the place. SourceForge saves the day again: if PDF conversion is something you need, I highly recommend PDFCreator. It is:
A New Reason to Love ThinkPad
Home, Elsternwick, Australia, 2008-02-29
The cooling fan in my two-and-a-half year old ThinkPad T42 had started making death rattle type sounds and it was clear it was on the way out. I called the local service number to arrange to get it repaired under warranty. The process went something like this:
Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore, Singapore, 2008-01-20This is my first trip to Singapore
Back to Bangkok
J.W. Marriott Hotel, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand, 2008-01-03
So I flew back into Bangkok overnight.
Home, Elsternwick, Australia, 2007-12-27
My brother is most of the way through shooting a short film called Chinjoni. It tells the obscure story from World War I of Southern Sudanese who found themselves serving as soldiers on the Western Front for their colonial masters the French.