Install Comicstreamer Ubuntu 18.04

Install the ComicStreamer dependencies, it uses python and some image processing utilities This command clones the latest ComicStreamer into the /opt/comicstreamer location. It is a fork which supports ComicStreamer behind a reverse proxy and has some additional fixes not in the original ComicStreamer. Change ownership of ComicStreamer folder to prevent permission issues, replace htpcguides with … Read More

Install Mylar Ubuntu 18.04

Install dependencies for Mylar Git clone Mylar into opt Change ownership of the Mylar directory Try running Mylar You can access Mylar at http://ip.address:8090/ ssl Install pyOpenSSL Apache virtualhost Above code will redirect an url to the correct port #and change it to ssl#. Autostart Mylar The init.d script is preferable but if you have problems … Read More

Woocommerce CLI import
 

Woocommerce CLI import

Goal The goal in this particular case is to set up an robust, low cpu usage and fast command line interface which will process CSV files and update woocommerce by SKU. The update by SKU is very important because the source data has no idea which IDs the Woocommerce products are linked to. SKU is … Read More

Ansible Neofetch install script
 

Ansible Neofetch install script

I love eye candy and I love automation. Combined this means using Ansible to configure Neofetch on Digitalocean droplets which I maintain. What I particularly like is are the even aligned bars for memory, processor and disks. By default these are practically unreadable. The below script installs the neofetch package, adjusts the configuration file to … Read More

Dial-up nostalgia
 

Dial-up nostalgia

Back in around 1990 I started my own dial-up Bulletin Board System. In those days we did not connect to the internet to upload releases or chat with friends. Instead we dialed up to BBSs which were hosted in our localhome(!). Modem speed was expressed in baud and I do remember very well seeing the … Read More

Custom Arcade Machine (DIY)
 

Custom Arcade Machine (DIY)

Ever since I was playing TMNT with my friends in the local arcade it has been a childhood wish to own my own arcade machine. Now after man years I have found the time to build one. In this post I will expand on the build process.

@font-face for WordPress
 

@font-face for WordPress

Recently one of my clients requested to use an alternative font on their website. After examining the various font replacement possibilities I naturally chose for the full CSS @font-face replacement. What a relief to work with this full CSS solution, it is working perfect. Easy font editting within the WYSIWYG editor […]