Categories
Posts

Canonical Multipass

Multipass is a simple but powerful utility from Canonical that at its core lets you easily launch Ubuntu virtual machines from the command line. There is a lot more to Multipass than just launching Ubuntu images, but I think if you need more features than that, you’re probably better off looking at something like Vagrant…

Categories
Posts

First GitHub Repository

I’ve been hacking code for many years now but have never considered myself a real software developer, despite having built apps in a variety of languages. Over the last couple of years I’ve enjoyed hacking away at Python and have created many websites, apps, and scripts but never really published or publicised them. I just…

Categories
Posts

New spam: HearTheMusicPlay scam

I’ve been getting a few of these emails recently… A provocative subject line like “your website is broken”, or, “broken links on your homepage” which, when you’re running several websites like me, always stops the heart for a second as you rush to find out which of your sites are broken. But then the email…

Categories
Links

BLAZE Laserlight

Neat bike light: The Laserlight projects out of the blind spot to tackle the most common cause of cycling accidents – vehicles turning across an unseen bike. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhgGA06UZEU&w=560&h=315] https://www.blaze.cc/

Categories
Links

LogMeIn Free Going Away

Less than a year ago, from the LogMeIn blog: LogMeIn Free is and will remain free Yesterday, from the LogMeIn blog: LogMeIn’s free remote access product, LogMeIn Free, is going away. The FAQs include this doublespeak gem: In order to address the evolving needs of our customers, we will be unifying our portfolio of free…

Categories
Links

Boot Champ

Quickly boot into your Boot Camp partition from the menubar. https://github.com/kainjow/BootChamp