Thrillhouse Radio V1 – How it Works

My other post about the radio station version 1 doesn’t really break down what is happening behind the scenes. And as I am currently trying to re-install the radio on my newly turned-on radio desktop PC, I realize I have no idea how I set this Version 1 up in the first place. So this…

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The Proper Permissions for a Drupal Project

This has been coming up more and more in the past few weeks. Drupal sites not behaving correctly due to improper permissions set on files and folders. Sometimes even the Drupal reports are the culprit when it comes to me making hackneyed permissions changes. I’ve looked up the proper permissions almost twenty times and have…

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How We Manage WordPress Deployments

First off, here are the environments I will be referring to: Local, Dev, Stage, and Prod. In a typical Agile setting, developers code and test child-theme changes on their local WordPress instance. I use Vagrant to create a virtual machine with all the server configuration and WordPress installed there. The WordPress directory resides in the…

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How to install Motion for RPi Camera Board

This comment was the most useful: Just have a look at the forum page:https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=44966&start=350 Following this instructions made motion working on a latest released jessie on rpi2: sudo apt-get install -y libjpeg-dev libavformat56 libavformat-dev libavcodec56 libavcodec-dev libavutil54 libavutil-dev libc6-dev zlib1g-dev libmysqlclient18 libmysqlclient-dev libpq5 libpq-dev wget https://www.dropbox.com/s/6ruqgv1h65zufr6/motion-mmal-lowflyerUK-20151114.tar.gz tar -zxvf motion-mmal-lowflyerUK-20151114.tar.gz ./motion -c motion-mmalcam-both.conf The following information…

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How to Create a bootable USB stick from Mac

Stolen from: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx   Download Ubuntu Desktop Open the Terminal (in /Applications/Utilities/ or query Terminal in Spotlight). Convert the .iso file to .img using the convert option of hdiutil e.g., hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o ~/path/to/target.img ~/path/to/ubuntu.iso Note: OS X tends to put the .dmg ending on the output file automatically. Run diskutil list to get…

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Easiest Way to Set Up A Website

And arguably one of the cheapest ways, too. I recommend a combination of Route 53 and S3 buckets, both services provided by Amazon AWS. Together they cost about $1-2 a month for a static website with no database backend. Here’s how you set it up: First, register a Domain. You can do this with Route…

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