Mike McMurray

Allowing SSH Key Based Logins from Another System

I have a Digital Ocean server that I SSH into from my laptop for mainly development purposes. But I also want to do scheduled downloads of the server backups from a server at…

Geo-blocked Content and Business Models

The internet has changed the world we live in dramatically in the last 10 years. This is a fact that no one would dispute. But many businesses are continuing to ignore some of…

Doc5 Wiki Available for Download

Slightly behind with this post but I finally have a new release of Doc5 available for download. New features include, Full WYSIWYG editing and no more trying to get used to the markup….

Change of Host = Change of Performance

As per the previous posts I’ve moved hosts over the last week and now I think everything is across. While having a quick look at the Google Web Developer Tools to check for…

Permissions Problems with git pull

I’ve started working on Doc5 from a laptop in the last few months and have begun the pull/push process to get my Bitbucket repo and desktop machine all in sync. But when trying…

Doc5 Beta Now in Testing

After many years I have got a version of Doc5 up and available to use. It’s a vastly different wiki app than the previous version and most of the changes have been made…

Running Your Own Web Server

After nudging the storage allowance on our web host a few times in the last month, I’ve started setting up the same sites on Digital Ocean. Partly to get the 20GB of SSD…

CrashPlan Fails to Start on Linux Mint

I’ve just reinstalled Linux again after another Windows 8 attempt (this time 8.1) and I’m trying Linux Mint 17. One of the key apps I install is CrashPlan and when installed on the…

Personal Data at Work

There’s plenty of information and talk around about the issues of allowing company data onto a personal device, but what about personal data on a work device? More and more of our personal…

Microsoft Azure 90 Day Trial

I’ve just started a 90 day trial of the Microsoft Azure cloud service as I’ve got a day session next week with MS on the topic. For those of you thinking about giving…

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