Category Archives: geek

Windows won’t boot after activating Hyper-V in Windows 8

Only a week since installing Windows 8 and I've already managed to break something... :S On enabling Hyper-V in the "Turn Windows Features On or Off" menu, I was prompted to restart to complete the installation...Read the full article

Fixing Eclipse in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

After an upgrade to Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) I noticed a few random issues in Eclipse has popped up. Most notably, I was no longer able to click the OK buttons on pop up windows - I had to highlight them with the mouse then hit either space or enter on the keyboard to select them...Read the full article

Seriously, how cool is Posterous?

Posterous is my new little toy. Its a service that allows you to email anything to them and they post it on your "posterous page", sort of like as a blog post. The cool thing is what they do with what you send them...Read the full article

April 1st – conficker world destruction day?

So its April 1st -the day the conficker virus is set to do something. And I'm a little ashamed to admit I'm actually looking forward to finding out what - a botnet of that size could wreak havoc on any website in the world...Read the full article

Design Coding

This has had my eyes watering from laughter for the past 5 minutes, so I figured it was worth sharing. Mind you, unless you know the slightest thing about web design/development or you run a website, you probably won't get a word of it...Read the full article

How geeky am i?

85% Geek Ha! Should I be proud?? Well sod it, I am anyway ;)

How many times do I have to tell you? My wp-pass.php is patched!!

Since the new year - new years day, strangely enough - Ive noticed a change in the way "the bad guys" try to interact with my site. Spam has slowed to a trickle, whereas attempts to exploit WordPress vulnerabilities seem to have increased 10 fold...Read the full article

Switching Servers

I'm switching to a new server at some point this weekend - just getting the setup ready. If I disappear for 20 minutes sometime in the next 2 days then... well... sorry. :wink: