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How to set up ircd-hybrid and hybserv on ubuntu 12.04

When setting up the Start-Up Chile IRC chatroom I found it difficult to get an up to date tutorial on how to set up and IRC server and getting Chanserv and Nickserv operational.

This blog post details how to set up Hybrid IRC and Hybserv (which provides nickserv and chanserv) on Ubuntu 12.04.

PHPUnit on OSX10.8

I recently came across the below phpunit error after upgrading to osx10.8 mountain lion.

PHP Warning:  require_once(File/Iterator/Autoload.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /usr/local/share/pear/PHPUnit/Autoload.php on line 45
PHP Fatal error:  require_once(): Failed opening required 'File/Iterator/Autoload.php' (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php/pear') in /usr/local/share/pear/PHPUnit/Autoload.php on line 45

How to Make a Web App Promo Video

I recently had to create a web promo video for Recensus from scratch and I’m pretty happy with the result (see below).

Jenkins setup with Git Tutorial

A few quick commands to setup Jenkins with a git repo, plus a troubleshooter when not working for Github or BitBucket on Ubuntu.

Wordpress Auto Updates without FTP on Ubuntu

I enjoy the wordpress autoupdates or plugins, themes and core however when I moved a blog to an ubuntu server it kept asking me for the ftp details (which I did not have). So after a bit of looking around and reading up the simplest solution was to change the whole directory to have the owner www-data and group www-data.

Changing Plesk Fast CGI to Apache PHP with ZF

So recently I’ve had to change the php mode from Fast CGI to Apache Module in plesk due to the http authenticate functions in php not working. This caused my Zend Framework website to produce a 500 error, in my case it was something to do with:

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Yorkshire countryside.
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St Peter's Basilica. Impressive and lots of gold.
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The Dome onto of St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City. #nofilter #vatican
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Inside the Colosseum
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Colosseum. Let battle commence. #rome
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My first live opera. Obviously had to fly to Venice for the authentic experience. #opera
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Venice
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Beautiful snow capped mountains! #alps #nofilter
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Happy birthday Hailo
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Ko Samui, Ko Pha-ngan and my favourite, Ko Tao. #flyingovertropicalislands
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China town in KL
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The reason I am alive today.
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4 largest cathedral in the world. Very shinny
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View from the top of the tower, Tallinn, Estonia.
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Tallinn Cathedral
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The royal palace, Museum of Antiqueties
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Stockholm
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1628 Swedish ship wreck
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