New Movies and Book for the week

Stepped out this morning, looking for a new book (finished all Dan Brown's books), at a downtown second hand bookstore I got "Timeline" by Michael Chrichton for 2.50� :) Having read and enjoyed many of Chrichton's books, I am sure this one will be...

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Renaming Images to EXIF date

In order to rename Images from xxxxx.gif to actualdate.gif on Linux (As long as the image have a EXIF info of course) jhead -n%Y_%m_%d_%H_%M_%S *.jpg This will rename files matched by *.jpg in the format YYYY_MM_DD_HH_MM_SS (jhead is required to...

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Mermaid Quay

Today I went down to Cardiff Bay, to an area called "Mermaid Quay" (seems Quay is pronounced Key) 92...

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New Chair

Today I woke up to a surprise, the chair I bought yesterday, arrived at 9:00AM .. WOW .. talk about Fast !! 91...

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Dan Brown’s Books

Recently I bought the book "The Da Vinci Code" in Portugal (Azores) .. I just read it last week .. and man was it GOOD .. Dan Brown's writing is very easy to read, and it's plots remind me of Crichton, well researched and interesting fiction with a...

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New Desk

I was a bit fedup with using a dining room set as my desk, so Today I was finally able to just go to IKEA and get me a desk and Chair. The Desk was 75� the Chair was 65� .. the Magazine and CD holders where 9� I got this desk because I can make...

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Iptables for Cpanel (Linux)

I rarely Use Cpanel server anymore, but we do have a few on the NOC, and they constantly the target of hackers .. so .. With the Help of Vladimir (Unicorn) .. here is a nice Iptables ruleset for Cpanel based servers. 75...

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SWLUG Meeting

Tonight I attended the "South Wales Linux Users Group" (http://www.swlug.org/) meeting. It was interesting, it happen at a nice coffee shop "A shot in the dark" in Cardiff, it was nice for networking and meeting new friends, but the Beer was lousy...

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Good way too remove SPAM from QMail queue (HSphere)

If you ever ran /var/qmail/bin/qmail-qstat to get something like this [root@mail2 root]# /var/qmail/bin/qmail-qstat messages in queue: 4830 messages in queue but not yet preprocessed: 173 After you find and stop the spammer, you now have a mess...

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First Visit to Swansea

I went to check Swansea (Wales) today. The city looks nice, the downtown doesn't have as much flair as Cardiff does, but it's very nice neither the less .. The main differences I saw is that Cardiff is very well compacted downtown, Swansea is a bit...

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