11th Sep2013
Ubuntu Flash Player Plugin Update

Ubuntu Flash Player Plugin Update

Today YouTube and Facebook kept telling me that my flash player plugin is out of date and that I need to update. However, when following the link...

31st Jul2013
This video is currently unavailable – YouTube bug using Chrome

This video is currently unavailable – YouTube bug using Chrome

The last couple of weeks I noticed that more and more YouTube videos would not play in Chrome with a message saying "This video is currently unavailable"....

30th Jul2013
Cannot Change Screen Resolution for Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop

Cannot Change Screen Resolution for Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop

Today my Ubuntu decided to "forget" it got 2 monitors connected. Once I activated the 2nd monitor again, I could only choose a max screen resolution of...

18th Jul2013
Setup Protocol Handlers in Chrome for webcal or mailto links

Setup Protocol Handlers in Chrome for webcal or mailto links

I searching a bit for this, studying the Google Calendar Settings, and the Chrome Settings intesively, thinking I must have missed something. After a small search Odysee,...

23rd Mar2013
VirtualBox USB Add Filter From Device No Device Available Ubuntu

VirtualBox USB Add Filter From Device No Device Available Ubuntu

I am running an old XP license on a Virtualbox guest. One things that has always bugged me was the inability to use USB devices within my...

21st Feb2013
Speed up your WordPress with CloudFlare!

Speed up your WordPress with CloudFlare!

My web hosting services provider ServerPilot has integrated CloudFlare into the cPanel! CloudFlare is Content Deliver Network (CDN) with 22 data centers across the globe, and according...

21st Feb2013
Restore large mysql databases with nginx 504 Gateway Timeout

Restore large mysql databases with nginx 504 Gateway Timeout

I had to restore a 36MB sql database today and kept getting a "504 Gateway Time-out". After playing around with the config files, adding fastcgi_read_timeout to the...

11th Feb2013
WHMCS: Round up product prices for secondary currencies

WHMCS: Round up product prices for secondary currencies

Today, I actually assisted my hosting provider in setting up secondary currencies in WHMCS, the billing and support system for/from cpanel! They only wanted full numbers for...

04th Feb2013
Ubuntu update/upgrade fails with dpkg error message

Ubuntu update/upgrade fails with dpkg error message

Today, my Ubuntu was unable to install update. I got this error message after trying to update Ubuntu: After some research and trial'n'error, I came up with...

31st Jan2013
Who is hosting WebDesignBlog.asia?

Who is hosting WebDesignBlog.asia?

Webdesignblog.asia is being hosted on a Shared Hosting account from ServerPilot, which includes a Free Domain and loads of other goodies! ServerPilot offers everything from 99ct hosting...

21st Jan2013
Gitlab service doesn’t run on startup/boot/autostart

Gitlab service doesn’t run on startup/boot/autostart

I have been using Gitlab for a while now to have backups of all my git repositories on my dedicated servers. Now, I needed to reboot one...

17th Jan2013
Automatic eBay bidding with JBidWatcher

Automatic eBay bidding with JBidWatcher

I found a neat little program, with which you can monitor eBay auctions and make a last minute bid, or actually even last second bid It is...

17th Jan2013
Add customized Google Translate to your website

Add customized Google Translate to your website

Google translate has a feature called the Website Translator to help you translate your website. Here is how it works: Add your website Customize the way the...

15th Jan2013
Install php-gd on Ubuntu without recompiling php

Install php-gd on Ubuntu without recompiling php

For some reason one of my client's website stopped showing captcha codes for the mad4joomla component, the server is running nginx with php-fpmĀ instead of Apache. Looking at...

14th Jan2013
Using rsync to backup a remote folder onto your computer via SSH

Using rsync to backup a remote folder onto your computer via SSH

I've been having a hard time remembering the correct way of doing this, so I figured I write it down… Backup the "folder": # rsync -avz -e...

14th Jan2013
Search Engine Friendly SEF URLs for Virtuemart 1.1.9

Search Engine Friendly SEF URLs for Virtuemart 1.1.9

While I still hate joomla, today I stumbled across a neat solution to have virtuemart 1.1.9 use SEF URLs. All that is required to make it work...

10th Jan2013
Why I hate Joomla – Episode 1: URL suffix

Why I hate Joomla – Episode 1: URL suffix

Today I had really good fun with Joomla, that is, if you consider cursing and face-palming to be fun. I have been using CMS systems since 2000...

15th Dec2012
WordPress 3.5 – PHP Warning: Missing argument 2 for wpdb::prepare()

WordPress 3.5 – PHP Warning: Missing argument 2 for wpdb::prepare()

I just updated a work in progress to WordPress 3.5, and ended up with broken permalinks (to fix that: reset to default permalinks, then set the custom...

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