Category Archives: Code

Telegram Bot API

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Bot Notifications using Telegram

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Installing Gitea (my own GitHub)

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SVN Quick Reference

View Repository     svn ls svn://{server}/projects Import New Folders in to Repository    svn import {folder} svn://{server}/projects/{folder} -m “{comment}” Checkout Folder/Files from Repository   svn co svn://{server}/projects/{folder} View Status of Files in Folder   svn status Checkin Changed Files … Continue reading

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Docker Quick Reference

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Excel: Expand multi-line rows

How to end up with one row per entry in a spreadsheet when some cells contain multiple entries. This example will expand the data below in to multiple rows using a VB. Noting here for my reference. The following code … Continue reading

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Creating an Alexa Skill to work with your Synology

I found this excellent article on creating a basic Alexa skill. Follow this tutorial to get a basic skill and use the php code below instead of the shell script in the tutorial as the Synology does not like non-PHP … Continue reading

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Broadlink RM IR control via Python

Christmas I received the Broadlink RM device for controlling IR devices with the intention of using it with Amazon Alexa. It turns out that the service is not available in the UK so the only way to control the device … Continue reading

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Synology Certificates and Alexa Skills

If you want to host Alexa skills on your Synology you will need to use Let’s Encrypt certificates as the default one will not authenticate for the skill. To check if your certificate is okay useĀ SSLCheckerĀ to validate the certificate from … Continue reading

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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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