Just a quick heads-up about some work going on tomorrow on the website.
My hosting provider has decided my server needs to be put into a new rack, so somewhere after 22:00 GMT tomorrow (20th Sept 2015) the server will be switched off, moved to a new rack and switched on. They say the process should be complete within 4 hours. I’m hoping this is a massive overestimate.
If you are trying to use the site around that time and it’s not there, DON’T PANIC! I’ll be doing plenty of that for both of us.
MobaXterm 8.2 is now available.
This is a must for Windows users who use SSH and X Emulation!
As always, installations of Oracle server products on Fedora are not a great idea, as explained here.
I was reading some stuff about the Fedora 23 Alpha and realised Fedora 22 had passed me by. Not sure how I missed that.
Anyway, I did a run through of the usual play stuff.
I wrote a few months ago about having a play with Windows 10 (here).
I’m visiting family today, catching up on all the Windows desktop (and mobile phone) support that I missed while I was away.
I purposely postponed the Windows 10 update on the desktops before I went away, but now I’m back I did the first of them.
The update itself was fine, but it did take a long time. Nothing really to write home about.
WordPress 4.3 “Billie” has arrived.
I was on my blog admin pages doing something else and I noticed the update was available before the auto-updater kicked in and updated the site automatically, so I gave it a nudge and now I’m upgraded.
Like most of the recent WordPress updates, there is little new that interests me, but it’s always a good idea to be up to date, so whatever…
By the time you read this, you are probably auto-magically running on WordPress 4.2.4.
It’s a security release. You can read about the changes here.
Have a good time sitting back and doing nothing while it takes care of itself!
When I say “voodoo” in this context, I’m really talking about bullshit explanations for things based on guesswork, rather than reasoned argument built using facts and investigation.
It’s really easy for voodoo explanations to proliferate when people are starved of facts. There are several ways this can happen, but a couple of them that spring to mind and really piss me off are: