Daylight Saving Time I have always thought there would have to be a programatic way of determining when daylight saving started and finished. I know that it’s an arbitrary date and it’s subject to change, but I knew there would be a way to somehow look it up. I’ve been looking for this before and […]

php file upload limit in virtualmin

upload_max_filesize exceeded in php.ini I can never find this setting. Everytime I create a wordpress development server I end up having trouble finding it. There use to be a setting in WordPress itself, and if that is there, you’ll have to update that. I use Apache and PHP on a linux server which I usually […]

LS Colours in OSX

I don’t like the default black on white in OSX Terminal (in fact, I’ve just remembered, I don’t like OSX Terminal, I’ll make another post about that). And the only dark background that’s close to anything good is homebrew, but ls doesn’t have colour. A quick search pulls up a stack post on Ask Different […]

Windows Update in Virtual Machines

I use virtual box to run a number of virtual machines. Tonight when trying to update a recent install of windows I found the update stalled and kept searching aimlessly doing nothing. It turns out you need to enable “promiscuous mode (always allow)” on the network adaptor of the virtual device for the update to […]