Minecraft Overviewer

Minecraft Overviewer Just some instructions to remind myself how I got the Minecraft Overviewer working on CentOS. Now create a config file to tell Overviewer where the assets (texture images etc) are: Then run Overviewer telling it the location of your config... » More

Gitlab API Command Line Access

There appears to be a few methods for managing a Gitlab installation from the command line. I liked python-gitlab and I installed it onto Linux Mint/Ubuntu as follows: After installation I created a config file: With the content as below but the... » More

Restoring a Gitlab Bundle

I had an odd request today from a guy who had deleted his GitLab project and his local repos. I had been making backups using: and sifting through the backups under /var/opt/gitlab/backups/  I extracted the latest tar and under the... » More

Batch Auto-Levels on Images

I had a thousand image files the kids had photographed when creating a stop motion video. An 'auto-levels' on many of the images was required to brighten them up so at the command line I used the following (with ImageMagick already installed of... » More

Customise Yakuake Tabs On Start

Yakuake I've been recommending the slide-down terminal Yakuake to people for some time now and I couldn't live without it myself. Although I use Cinnamon as a desktop I much prefer Yakuake over Guake and can live with the extra RAM usage of the KDE... » More

Arduino Serial Port Menu Greyed Out

On Linux Mint (Ubuntu) I had installed the Arduino IDE from the repository and that had installed version 1.0.5. Despite setting the permissions on the Arduino USB device, the 'Serial Port' option in the IDE menu was greyed out and would not allow for... » More