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Thames sailing barge Raybel and the Dolphin Sailing Barge Museum, Milton Creek, Sittingbourne

February 2020Historic, 100-year old, Thames sailing barge Raybel, can now be found berthed at the head of Milton Creek in Sittingbourne, alongside Lloyds Wharf – undergoing restoration in the same location she was built at in 1920, thanks to the … Continue reading

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Find out ink remaining HP Deskjet 9800 series

An accurate way to find out the ink remaining is to print off a diagnostics sheet, which will include the ink remaining in each cartridge as a percentage (listed under LEFT CHUTE/RIGHT CHUTE on the printout).

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PHP RFC3339 date for Google Calendar API

$date = new DateTime(); echo $date->format(DATE_RFC3339);

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PHP Find end of the month/last day of month

<?php echo date(“t-m-Y”); ?> The ‘t’ option of date returns the number of days in the month.

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Windows XP fix firewall that cannot be displayed

Error message: “Windows firewall settings can not be displayed because the associated service is not running. Do you want to start windows firewall/internet connection sharing service?” Issues with a corrupted firewall can sometimes be fixed by rebuilding the Windows Management … Continue reading

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Pi – Convert Raw H264 Video Data To MP4

sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y gpac MP4Box -fps 30 -add myvid.h264 myvid.mp4

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Raspberry Pi Notes

Install FTP client: sudo apt-get install ftp

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Set time zone Raspberry Pi

sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

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Unbrick Netgear Router

http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/18989/kw/wndr4500%20corrupted%20firmware%20recovery%20tool%20lost%20cd

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HTTP Compression

Test if a site has compression enabled: http://www.whatsmyip.org/http-compression-test/ Enable compression by adding the following line to .htaccess: AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/css text/plain text/xml application/x-javascript  

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