Month: December 2013

Streaming music

This is just an attempt to stream some music from a server…. I knew nothing about this, prior to a little experimentation. This link requires Winamp…. Listen to Crosby, Still, Nash & Young


Configure Permalinks on IIS

Using Permalinks Permalinks are the permanent URLs to your individual weblog posts, as well as categories and other lists of weblog postings. A permalink is what another weblogger will use to link to your article (or section), or how you might send a link to your story in an e-mail message. The URL to each …


Alternative video embed for WordPress

Just fiddling around, I converted an .avi file to the .flv format with a video conversion program (Ultra Flash Video Converter version 5.3.0). Anyway, the program produced the video complete with a player. I liked the way the player looked (simple) so I decided to see if I could make the thing work in a …


Fthemes – remove the footer links

  FThemes Overview FThemes is an outfit which has developed a large collection of WordPress themes which can be downloaded freely, but, all of which which contain strange links in their footers until you’ve paid for the things – usually $29.00 per theme. A couple of notes about this collection: This is a big collection …


Nginx – simple install script for Centos 5.5

Anything that you find on this site, like this, is really here for my own entertainment/study. You can download things and use them but, of course, there are no guarantees… This is my playground, kids. This is a quick script for Centos 5.5 that compiles a couple of superfluous packages, but which works fine. It compiles Nginx 1.38, …


Automate a backup (Windows) with 7z and a batch file

This is something which I found worked on Server 2003, and, I presume that it would work on Server 2008. I had a Windows server on one side of town and a Linux server on the other side of town. I wanted to grab a copy, nightly, of a particular mysql database (by just archiving …


Christmas Music

Through the miracle of technology, blah blah blah. I like to think of this music as borrowed, not stolen – and just for the holidays. Here’s a zip file with some great Christmas music – featuring Kenny G. and Micheal Bolton (the latter does a great, bluesy cover of “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town”). …