Author Archives: Warren Cross

About Warren Cross

A contract IT professional that has been in the technology industry a number of years at various blue chip companies. During his career he has been a successful application developer, analyst, project manager, IT manager and system administrator, and performed in both global and local roles. For contract opportunities feel free to contact Warren through this site.

Installing Screen on Synology

Home page for screen To install on synology you need to have ipkg installed. Mine is located in /opt/bin. sudo /opt/bin/ipkg install screen If you just run /opt/bin/screen you will get a terminal error as you may not have a … Continue reading

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Finding devices on local network

Run the following command on a UNIX based machine: ping -c 3 192.168.1.255 > /dev/null; arp -a The first command pools devices and the second outputs the known devices on the network

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git & Synology

Setting up Synology with git A great article here with screenshots – How to install Git Server Some git commands now to use: Creating working store: cd git_repo mkdir project.git cd project.git git –bare init cd .. chown -R git:users … Continue reading

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Great Tutorial on CSS Image Transitions

http://css3.bradshawenterprises.com/cfimg/

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Subversion

Links for using subversion Best Practice Using keywords Command examples: svn import -m “Import new folder to the project” new_folder \ svn://SVN_REPO/projects/new_folder  

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Great Photography Bookmarks

Web Sites Digital Camera World (great tutorials) DPReview Panasonic or Micro Four Thirds  Forums (I have a Panasonic GF3!) DPReview Micro Four Thirds DPReview Panasonic Forum  

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Night Photography: set up your camera to shoot anything

This site has just become one of my favourites for photography due to the tutorials, forum and articles. Love this article on how to set up your camera for night shoots. Night Photography: set up your camera to shoot anything … Continue reading

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WordPress Changes – Full Categories

When using the TwentyTen theme it shows category excerpts only. To change this to full content you need to make the following change: Find the “loop.php” file in your Theme, TwentyTen for me, search for “the_excerpt()” and replace it with … Continue reading

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Media download – synology

Synology is an amazing device for creating a central point for all my media. Now that automatic downloading is available it just gets better. To set up your Synology to download from newsgroups follow the steps outlined in this post…..hopefully … Continue reading

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Photoshop Elements

Here are some free Photoshop Elements v10 tutorial video tutorial sites: PhotoshopElementsUser.com Adobe TV Essential Photoshop Elements If you know of any more let me know 🙂

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