Monthly Archives: June 2010

Pseudo-VPN stuff with SSH

Firstly, there are *lots* of ways to do this. This is one way. Secondly, poking holes in your corporate network is occasionally frowned upon and may contravene your workplace Acceptable Use Policy or equivalent. If you have a VPN solution (HTTPS, L2TP, or whatever) which works on everything you need, then I shouldn’t need to […]

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Bookmarks for June 14th through June 28th

These are my links for June 14th through June 28th: Using Linux as an L2TP/IPsec VPN client – Plugins | jQuery Plugins – Catacombae – HFSExplorer – Apple – Downloads – Dashboard Widgets – Boxee Remote – works fine with xbmc What’s all this about the vuvuzela? | Isophonics – yes, I'm aware I can […]

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Bookmarks for June 8th through June 14th

These are my links for June 8th through June 14th: USB Typewriter – jsPlumb demo – The Periodic Table of Videos – University of Nottingham – The LiMS Journal of John H. Jones – OpenStoragePod –

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Adventures in UTF-8

I think I’m very nearly at the verge of beginning to understand UTF-8. Internal UTF-8 string, encoded Wrong: sentinel:~ rmp$ perl -MHTML::Entities -e ‘print encode_entities(“°”)’ &Acirc;&deg; Right: sentinel:~ rmp$ perl -Mutf8 -MHTML::Entities -e ‘print encode_entities(“°”)’ &deg; External UTF-8 input, encoded Wrong: sentinel:~ rmp$ echo “°” | perl -MHTML::Entities -e ‘print encode_entities(<>)’ &Acirc;&deg; Right: sentinel:~ rmp$ […]

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Bookmarks for May 13th through June 4th

These are my links for May 13th through June 4th: ForgeRock – Soluto – Anti-Frustration Software – Panopticlick – Herts and Essex Shooting Association – Intype –

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