Command Line Mounting AFP over SSH with Spaces in the Shared Folder Name
I couldn’t find an exact example of my implementation to mount an AFP share over SSH on my Mac, especially when the share has spaces in the shared folder name. I had seen a couple posts on forums that mention url-encoding the spaces, but since I’m on the command line, I often think of escaping […]
Time Machine Auto-mount/unmount Drive OS X
Here’s a way to avoid having to manually mount and unmount (eject) a USB backup drive before and after a Time Machine backup on OS X Lion or later by using a shell script and creating a LaunchAgent.
Font rendering issues on Google Chrome on OS X
There seems to be a small problem with many websites viewed in the latest version of Chrome on OS X as of recently (version 22.0.1229.79 on September 27, 2012).
Proper MIME types for Embedded @font-face Fonts
There are a number of font formats that one can set MIME types for, on both Apache and IIS servers. I’ve traditionally had luck with the following settings.
Get URLs, Captions & Titles for Images Attached to Posts in WordPress
I’ve been working on a new WordPress theme for my client that involves a billboard concept where certain posts are categorized as homepage billboard items, and those post items have images attached to them within the Media gallery of WordPress. I found out how to pull out the URI address of the images that are […]
Guide: Web-based control of X10 Home Automation (CM15A) on Ubuntu Linux
I have stopped using this home automation technique and can no longer support this guide. Here is a step-by-step guide to getting the X10 CM15A USB module to work under Ubuntu on a personal home computer, and then to further get the iPhone Home Controller web-based interface to connect with that module. For those that […]
Preamble: Web-based control of X10 Home Automation (CM15A) on Ubuntu Linux
When I moved into my new place back in October last year, I couldn’t figure out how to turn the lights off and on in the house as many of the switches in the house either didn’t work or turned on the wrong lights. I found out later that my landlord had an X10 Home […]