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Dreamhost PHP max file size

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To increase the maximum file upload size for PHP on Dreamhost: Make sure you’re running PHP5.3, on the Manage Domains page on the panel, then in the shell do: mkdir -p ~/.php/5.3 cd ~/php/5.3 cat > phprc upload_max_filesize = “100M” post_max_size = “100M” ^D http://wiki.dreamhost.com/index.php/PHP.ini

Windows 7 Installation Notes

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Setting up a new Windows 7 PC at work… Windows 7 XP Mode Download from https://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/download.aspx (works better in Internet Explorer, of course) Want the VirtualPC to be on the real network? http://www.windowsbbs.com/windows-7/91206-ip-settings-windows-7-xp-mode.html Want a different user?  Create the new user in the control panel, then in the VirtualPC’s Tools / Settings, Logon Credentials, click Delete saved credentials.  It will… Read more »

GnuCash settings folder bug + fix

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GnuCash on Windows puts its settings folders in the wrong place. The fix is to add the line HOME={APPDATA}/GnuCash at the end of the file %ProgramFiles%\GnuCash\etc\gnucash\environment Here’s the bug report: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=503722 Edit: It appears you need to create the %AppData%\GnuCash directory first.

Tumblr

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Experimenting with Tumblr

Twitter Updates for 2010-06-28

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@doctorow CoOp or smile? Smile has been very good for me, downtimes few and not inconvenient, for more than 2 years. in reply to doctorow # Powered by Twitter Tools

Photos from Berlin

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David and I went to Berlin for a few days, just to practice our German. Photos on Picasaweb (updated link)

Twitter Updates for 2009-12-16

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I'm not the only one who dislikes hot OR cold running water http://bit.ly/6DhY5T # What was the point of making me trim that last tweet to 140 characters if the URL was just going to be shortened anyway? # Powered by Twitter Tools

Sunset on Latrigg

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David and I hiked up Latrigg at just the right time for a perfect sunset.

More Slides – Boxes 26-30

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In the past couple weeks I’ve put a few more boxes of slides in my gallery. If you can’t see the Slides album, register with the link at the top right of the page.  I’m now using Picasa on my PC instead of Photoshop Elements, but there shouldn’t be much difference.  I am now straightening and cropping the slides, because… Read more »