Christopher Shaw
Ssh Tunnel To Database
Posted on Thursday 04th January 2018 in Tutorial

Procedure snippet for connecting to a database through an SSH Tunnel. Used for local development requiring live data.

My Adventure Migrating Back To Windows
Posted on Monday 13th November 2017 in General

I have had linux as my primary OS for about a decade now, and primarily use Ubuntu. But with the latest release I have decided to migrate back to an OS I generally dislike, Windows 10.

Disable Error Reporting In Ubuntu
Posted on Thursday 26th October 2017 in General

Ubuntu comes with a program called Apport, which is designed to inform the user where the system has detected a problem, or if a program has crashed. Although it is a well intended program, it gets in the way and is rather annoying, especially when it does not give you much information about the problem, or the problem which triggered it is of no real concern.

Using Dell Dock With Ubuntu
Posted on Monday 16th October 2017 in General

Over the years I have found my way around many minor hurdles when using Ubuntu, the most recent being Using the DELL ULTRAHD 4K USB 3.0 DOCKING STATION (D3100).

How To Install And Setup Vagrant
Posted on Friday 15th September 2017 in Tutorial

Vagrant is a powerful tool when it comes to virtual machines, here we will look at how to setup and use Vagrant with Virtualbox on Ubuntu to provision reproducible virtual machines.

Installing Php 7.1 On Ubuntu
Posted on Sunday 10th September 2017 in Tutorial

Ubuntu always lags behind with the software available in its repo's for security reasons, but if you need the latest version of PHP you need to look at other reputable repositories.