October 11, 2013 ademcan No comments

Goodbye Piwik !

This is not an anti-Piwik article. I have started using Piwik a few months ago. I really liked it, it is a powerful and open-source analytics tool. If today I say “Goodbye” to Piwik, it is because I stopped using any analytic tool at all. I was checking my stats very often, I was affected […]

September 19, 2013 ademcan No comments

Alternative to locate/find command line on mac

In linux you can use the “find” or “locate” command to look for a specific file or folder. The best alternative I know on Mac is Spotlight. However Spotligh is based on a graphical interface and the “best” option is to show all the results on the Finder, which is not very handy if you […]

September 16, 2013 ademcan No comments

Getting rid of Google on Android

I recently switched again to Android. I was getting very limited in iOS, it was a pain to do simple things that you would do easily with Android (file transfert, syncing with multiple computers, real Bluetooth…). However, there is a big problem with Android : Google… After receiving my second Androphone I realised that all the […]

September 10, 2013 ademcan No comments

The Sebsauvage Effect

sebsauvage effect (SE)   [Ṧȅƃsọṿåij] noun 1. Increase of Piwik’s “Visits over time” counter 2. High score of sebsauvage.net in “Refferer Websites” 3. Suspect slow down on affected website Origin : This effect started approximately in the early 2012. It affected a very large number of blogs. The effect takes place once the affected blog/website is […]

September 8, 2013 ademcan No comments

Install your personal XMPP server

Do you want to get rid of Whatsapp, Viber & co? Do you want to use an open protocol to communicate with your friends and family? Are you interested in encrypted communication? If yes, XMPP is what you are looking for. XMPP (or Jabber) is an open-source protocol for communication (a.k.a. chat). Many XMPP servers […]

August 27, 2013 ademcan No comments

[FR] Ce blog est non-fumeur

[FR] Ce blog est non-fumeur     Quel est le problème de notre société avec la cigarette ? Je me demande toujours ce qui pousse autant de personnes à se “suicider” lentement. Oui, je pense que la cigarette est une sorte de suicide, un suicide “lent et doux”.     Pour les nerveux accros de la tétée nicotinisée qui […]

July 19, 2013 ademcan No comments

Longer php sessions in Ubuntu

Longer php sessions in Ubuntu    I just realized that the sessions of my web-apps were closing very rapidly, I had to login again every time I wanted to check my RSS (Leed) , my blog (Blogotext) or my links (Shaarli). After some DDG search I managed to change the maximum lifetime of my sessions to remain […]

May 27, 2013 ademcan No comments

Keep SSH connection alive in OSX

Keep SSH connection alive in OSX    If you want to keep you SSH connection alive to avoid automatic disconnections it is very easy in OSX. Open your terminal and run the following command: cd ~/.ssh Check if you have a file named “config”. If not, run: touch config to create the config file. Then, add the […]

May 11, 2013 ademcan No comments

Add sub-domains to your server with Apache

Add sub-domains to your server with Apache    If you have multiple services running on your server, and want to use sub-domains instead of sub-folders, here is a quick howto 😏     I am running different services on my server at home, for example Shaarli and Leed. Instead of using different sub-folders of the main Apache /var/www/ folder, […]

April 16, 2013 ademcan No comments

Blogotext’s Links, new section on the blog

Blogotext’s Links, new section on the blog    I usually like to write detailed articles on my blog. However it often happens that I want to share a quick note, for example a basic command. In this situation, I am not going to write a complete article about how to use this command. That’s why I decided […]