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duplicitybackup.sh – a helper script to manage duplicity backups

I frequently use duplicity to create encrypted (incremental) backups and upload them to a offsite ftp server. Duplicity is a great utility for creating encrypted incremental backups and saving them locally or pushing to a number of different kinds of remote sites. However some of the commands are somewhat cumbersome, long and not the easiest . . . → Read More: duplicitybackup.sh – a helper script to manage duplicity backups

HowTo import beanstalk or springloops repository to bitbucket

Bitbucket Commit History

I have a few beanstalk and springloops hosted git repositories. These are great online hosted git/svn/mercurial repositories, with cool deployment features for pushing to multiple servers. However, the free accounts are limited to a single private repository per account, obviously paid accounts don’t have these limitations (prices start at about $10/month). I’ve managed to work . . . → Read More: HowTo import beanstalk or springloops repository to bitbucket

How To Fix Nexenta Network Issue In Virtual Machines

When installing Nexenta into a virtual machine, networking does not work after the initial installation. During the installation procedure everything works as expected, it detects the network card and dhcp works as expected. However after rebooting, dhcp fails as it has not brought up the network interface.

You can confirm it . . . → Read More: How To Fix Nexenta Network Issue In Virtual Machines

SELOC Activity Day – 16/09/2011

North Weald Circuit

Had another great activity day today in the Elise. This was the third event of the year, arranged by SELOC (the lotus enthusiasts’ club) and run by Andy Walsh and his team from carlimits.com.

Turn out today was great, about 20+ cars – possibly even more than the last event. Format for the day was . . . → Read More: SELOC Activity Day – 16/09/2011

SELOC Activity Day – 29/07/2011

North Weald Circuit

Had a great activity day today in the Elise. This was the second event of the year, arranged by SELOC (the lotus enthusiasts’ club) and run by Andy Walsh and his team from carlimits.com.

Turn out today was great, about 20 cars – one of the busiest days I’ve seen in a while. Format for . . . → Read More: SELOC Activity Day – 29/07/2011

Lotus Elise Service Schedule (K Series)

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The Lotus Elise owners manual details the servicing schedule required for the Lotus Elise. This varies from Elise model to model as the various engines (K-series, Toyota, etc.) and state of tune affect the servicing schedule. This article outlines the Lotus Elise service schedule and details of the service schedule items.

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Recommended Lotus Elise / Exige Low Entry Jack

Recommended Lotus Elise Clarke Low Entry Trolley Jack

I do lots of maintenance work on my Lotus Elise, however because of the design of the Lotus Elise most jobs will require access through one of the access panels. In order to remove the access panel, the car must be raised.

Most people are uncomfortable jacking the Lotus Elise as it is slightly different . . . → Read More: Recommended Lotus Elise / Exige Low Entry Jack

Shuttle XS35GT: The ultimate silent media center HTPC

 

The long-awaited Shuttle XS35 series of small form factor (SFF) PCs are finally available and shipping in a variety of guises, from a bare bones build your option up to a fully loaded version with blu-ray, 2GB RAM . . . → Read More: Shuttle XS35GT: The ultimate silent media center HTPC

How to enable debug logging in xbmc

I am a huge fan of XBMC (XBMC Media Center) – the complete open source media center solution for Windows, OSX and Linux. In this post I will explain how to enable debug logging in XBMC and show your how to provide this information in a useful way.

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SELOC Activity Day Videos – 30/09/2010

North Weald Circuit

So after several years (3?!?) of the car sitting doing nothing I decided it was finally time to get the car back on the road and enjoy it again!

What better way to give it a bit of a shakedown and see just how bad my driving abilities have become – a nice wet activity . . . → Read More: SELOC Activity Day Videos – 30/09/2010