Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • Starting a company

    Long time no see, Mr Blog. After a few years with a big home renovation rebuild i have been away from the blog. But that’s about to change since i’m going to focus on building a business. I’m going to build small websites for small local businesses and do some IT support at customers homes.…

  • Server move complete

    Sorry for the downtime, the site is up again in a new home 🙂

  • Getting tmdb scraper to work in xbmc

    If you have trouble getting the tmdb scraper to work in xbmc, and your log shows this: WARNING: failed to load scraper XML Try to install the youtube addon, this installs the ”Common Plugin Cache” and that fixed it for me.

  • Update xbmc library remotely

    There are several solutions available for this, but all seems to call to the web interface of xbmc, you can make a script that uses curl to invoke the update library and call that with crontab/rtorrent/etc I however settled with a simple bookmark in my browser on my workstation that leads to http://domain.something:8080/xbmcCmds/xbmcHttp?command=ExecBuiltIn&parameter=XBMC.updatelibrary(video) You have…

  • DDclient and loopia.se

    Want to update a subdomain on loopia dns automatically? Install ddclient sudo apt-get install ddclient step through the conf, you will replace this conf later. after installed, edit the ddclient.conf sudo nano /etc/ddclient.conf And replace it with this below: ## ## LoopiaDNS (www.loopia.se/loopiadns/) ## (supports variables: wildcard,mx,backupmx) ## protocol=dyndns2 custom=yes server=dns.loopia.se/XDynDNSServer/XDynDNS.php use=web, web=dns.loopia.se/checkip/checkip.php, web-skip=’Current IP…

  • Stuck keys on apple keyboard?

    Was just about to disassemble my apple keyboard when i tried to blow with some compressed air under the stuck keys, and it fixed it straight away! Made a youtube-video so i can share this amazing discovery 😉

  • Picasa users that signs up for Google+ get free 2048×2048 storage

    Picasa Web Albums offers 1 GB of free storage for photos and videos. However, files under certain size limits don’t count towards this free storage limit. This applies to uploads for other Google product that store photos and videos in Picasa Web Albums, including Blogger and Google Maps. The free storage sizes are good for…

  • RAS Syndrome

    Some acronyms are often used incorrectly by adding the first (or any word) of said and thus making it redundant. Today i found out there is a coined word for that: Ras Syndrome There are only three examples in the article but i can come up with a few more: DVD Disc (Compact Versatile Disc…

  • Lupercalia by Patrick Wolf on Spotify

    New album from my top 5 listen to artist: Patrick wolf Lupercalia by Patrick Wolf on Spotify. Haven’t listen to it much yet, but it shows promise!

  • Install spotify in ubuntu

    This works for Ubuntu 10.04 and is quite straightforward: First add ”deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free” to your /etc/apt/sources.list sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list And add ”deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free” somewhere (without quotes) Add the public key (optional) sudo apt-key adv –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com –recv-keys 4E9CFF4E Run apt-get update sudo apt-get update Last step, promise! sudo apt-get install spotify-client-qt…

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