This weekend I have been experimenting with Gmvault (http://gmvault.org/) in order to back up my various Gmail and Google Apps accounts to my computer. I’m using Mac OS X, but almost all of this will work with Linux too. Firstly I downloaded the software, extracted it, and ran the following command once to download all […]
This summer I will be spending two weeks away from home, during which time I will spend a fair amount of time on aeroplanes (two international flights, plus two local Canadian flights) and in hotels. I am quite used to hotels, and carry around a fair amount of technology designed for hotel living, but this […]
There has been so much good music released over the last few weeks. Unfortunately this has coincided with me being very busy, and so I’m still very much playing catch-up. Things I have discovered so far that are well worth a listen include: Primal Scream – More Light The National – Trouble Will Find Me […]
17th April – Closer. I’ve seen this before, but it didn’t make a huge impression on me for some reason. This time I enjoyed it a lot more, and I think it covers a lot of themes that interest me right now. I would recommend this one to most people actually, and think it could […]
More for my reference than anything. The command to start up a simple web server in the current directory on OS X is: python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8000 Useful for testing simple websites.