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Improve your OpenSSH experience on Windows 10

Since Windows 10 1709 Microsoft offers an optional SSH client feature. This is pretty sweet and much needed. Unfortunately, the current [as of writing this post] version 0.0.1.0 that you can install via the Features panel or the command line … Continue reading

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SyncBackSE: Schedule a Move Operation on Windows

I have several file-system operations I cannot perform during the day, the machine’s performance would suffer and I would get angry e-mails. So I have to schedule simple move operations. Now I could do this with Windows’ own task scheduler … Continue reading

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My streaming setup

As you have probably noticed if you follow my projects for an extended amount of time, I do love streaming. The idea of personal media has become an incredible creative influx in today’s web culture. Think of great podcasts, let’s … Continue reading

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Bring order to your chaos with File Juggler

I’m a sucker for sweet file-management tools. My ever-growing/changing list of essentials has a new addition and I welcome the fabulous File Juggler. File Juggler is a rather simple, yet powerful tool that allows you to define rules based on … Continue reading

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Windows web stack woes

For quite a while I was not satisfied with the performance of one of my Windows 2008 servers. While the machine had reasonable processing power, a fair amount of RAM and almost no disk IO the rendering performance of PHP … Continue reading

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Bitcasa Everywhere Chrome modification for infinite queue

Addendum 2014-05-21: I received a mail from Bitcasa informing me that this modification polls Bitcasa’s services so much that it has undesired side effects. Contrary to what you might believe it was not a threat or any sort of lesson … Continue reading

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Maxivista v4 Mirror Pro Review

Monitors don’t cost a fortune anymore. I remember buying my iiyama 21″ TFT in 2004 and I also remember that it wasn’t cheap. With the advent of technologies like Eyefinity even non-professional users crave for more screen estate – and … Continue reading

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FLV Embed Modification

I love Yaosan Yeo’s FLV Embed WordPress plugin. In fact, while here on TnH I use a variety of plugins, on my new site it’s exclusively FLV Embed. Now, the plugin ships with an old version of JWPlayer that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Howto: Run Vector Magic Desktop Edition with Wine

Vector Magic is pretty cool. I loved the project back in the days when everyone could use it for free and was happy to see that they started providing a desktop client after going commercial. Even better: The client is … Continue reading

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Howto: Fix Wuala’s Copy & Paste on Linux

If you’re using a recent KDE version you’ll notice that Wuala’s Copy & Paste feature doesn’t really seem to work anymore. Instead of using the contents you specify within the application (say, files and folders) it’ll always use the contents … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2008 Essentials

Despite all my bickering, Visual Studio 2008 is great. It was well worth the money to upgrade. There are a few things missing from the Professional version, though. The lack of a powerful profiler for everyone still makes me shake … Continue reading

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GTA IV for PC

I think I just spent more time in Windows than the last 2 years together. GTA IV is fun, easy as that. I don’t know why people keep nagging at the game, it’s great and just what I’d expect of … Continue reading

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Stopping Sweetcron from breaking with too long posts

Okay, now this is really really bad, starting with MySQL 5 there is a strict mode. What does that mean? The strict mode will not silently swallow all your data and just cut off what’s left but throw an exception … Continue reading

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WordPress 2.7

Gee, there I am, not updating my installation for ages and now I’m wandering the path of nightly-builds again. WordPress 2.7 is amazing. The new interface not only looks great but also offers a lot: You can collapse your toolbar … Continue reading

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How to deactivate (revoke) Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2 comes with a nasty copy protection. Actually, it’s more like a strict DRM variant that needs to be activated online and can only be used X times when not properly deactivating it. You can manually revoke an … Continue reading

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