January 19, 2009: Apache, mod_ssl, and SNI on Windows

July 20, 2008: Apache and MySQL Authentication

July 12, 2007: Nagios Plugins for Windows


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XMTuner – More than just an uXM/uSirius replacement…

XMTuner – More than just an uXM/uSirius replacement…

By on March 17, 2010 in Technology with No Comments

[ This is a partial cross-post of a blog post I made to the XMTuner’s project blog… Reposted here for my readers that don’t follow that blog.  – Wolf] History XMTuner is a Windows application designed to replace the no-longer maintained uSirius and uXM applications that were written by Millard software. It was born when […]

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By on January 29, 2010 in Technology with No Comments

[Just a note about my newest programming endeavor, for those who are interested. The current version is 0.4.1, who’s details are cross-posted from the homepage, below. – Wolf] What is XMTuner? XMTuner is a media application that provides XM Satellite Radio streams to media servers, set-top media players, game consoles, smart phones and virtually any […]

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Apache, mod_ssl, and SNI on Windows

By on January 19, 2009 in Technology

Yesterday, kind of out of the blue, I happened to remember SNI, Server Name Indication, an extension to TLS for web servers that happen to want to use VirtualHosts on HTTPS/SSL connections. I have just such a webserver here at home, which serves a few domains and has a self-signed certificate with Subject Alternative Names […]

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Just your average, ordinary, arch-nemesis

By on July 30, 2008 in Random, Technology

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The Annoyance of Video Compression

By on July 21, 2008 in Technology

This is probably going to be a bit of a rant. After having spent the last few hours playing with trying to get TVersity 1.0 RC1 to properly read and transcode video I captured using a Plextor ConvertX/Intervideo WinDVD Creator 2.. its pretty straightforward video, it captures at 720×480 and compresses using Divx 6 (6.8 […]

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Apache and MySQL Authentication

By on July 20, 2008 in Technology

One of the things that has bugged me over time is how annoying Apache’s usual file-based passwd files are to manage and deal with. I don’t change the configuration very much as a result. adding a new user is tedious, as I never remember the syntax to pass to the utility to create the file, […]

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Nagios Plugins for Windows

By on July 12, 2007 in Technology

So, for me, this is a bit of a random post, as I usually don’t blog things like this. I run an installation of Nagios locally, to monitor my network. Its by no means critical, but its nice to know if the server this site is hosted on, is having issues, for example. Its a […]

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Making “Fahrenheit 451” a reality, part 1…

By on March 28, 2006 in Technology

“Panasonic based themselves on this statement to develop an interactive TV wall. Yes, we are talking about a wall… with a touch sensitive screen that has the surface of two 110″ TV’s (you just need a big house or share the TV with your neighbour).” Link: Panasonic’s interactive TV wall, the demo

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Interoperability is a Culture of Piracy?

By on March 22, 2006 in Technology

Apple has criticised a French law that could break the locks tying songs from the iTunes store to iPod players. “If this happens, legal music sales will plummet just when legitimate alternatives to piracy are winning over customers.” “iPod sales will likely increase as users freely load their iPods with “interoperable” music which cannot be […]

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An Unexpected…

By on March 21, 2006 in Technology

Parse error: parse error, unexpected T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM. You can always count on PHP to give you an unusual parse error and make you think you’re hallucinating. ’cause the first language I expect my errors in is always Hebrew. Really… (For what it is, go here…

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