Tag: trick

  • 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).

  • Separate WordPress dashboard URLs for multisite domain mapped sites

    I have multisite and domain mapping setup on my WordPress. I’m hosting one of my friends websites on it and want to have the experience as close to a separate install as possible. I have the main site going to http://website1.com/ and when I want to administer that site, I just visit http://website1.com/wp-admin/ However, I […]

  • Illustrator Outline Problem

    Illustrator Outline Problem

    About a month ago, a classmate of mine had pointed out that illustrator sometimes had a mysterious hairline around shapes of objects, even when there wasn’t a border or outline defined on the shape. Furthermore, this outline when exported out into raster format, retained and translated that outline into the pixels of the image! See […]

  • 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 […]