Make Money Online

Posted by Benjamin Close on March 12, 2009 under Money | 2 Comments to Read

Hello and welcome to the first article in a continuing series about trying to earn money online. First a little background. My name is Benjamin Close, I have a good day job working as a Research Associate in the Wearable Computer Lab at the University of South Australia and a secondary job working as an [..more..]

Project Snappy

Posted by Benjamin Close on March 6, 2009 under Projects, UniSA | 3 Comments to Read

One project I’ve been working on with fellow members of the Wearable Computer Lab (WCL) has been a project we’ve called ‘Snappy’. Snappy is simply an old Canon IXUS camera that is connected to an old Dell Laptop. It was setup to monitor the construction of a new building here at the University of South [..more..]

cgit: cache updates

Posted by Benjamin Close on March 4, 2009 under FreeDesktop | 2 Comments to Read

Hi Folks, a few changes have now been put in place to try and fix a few issues that people have been experiencing with the caching used by cgit on the freedesktop.org repos. First off a little background. Git web was replaced by cgit as cgit is both faster and the caching allowed annarchy to [..more..]

Solving the qt4 FreeBSD install problem

Posted by Benjamin Close on under FreeBSD | Read the First Comment

Recently I’ve been trying to instal Trolltech’s Qt 4 toolkit on my FreeBSD 7.0 server. ¬†FreeBSD supports qt4 via ports (qt4-gui, qt4-moc, qmake4, etc), hence I’ve been using the ports system to try and install it. However it kept failing with the error: ===> Configuring for qt4-rcc-4.4.3 /bin/cp /data/usr/ports/devel/qt4-rcc/../../devel/qt4/files/configure /data/usr/ports/devel/qt4-rcc/work/qt-x11-opensource-src-4.4.3/src/tools/rcc/../../../ /usr/bin/sed -i.bak -e ‘s|target.path.*|target.path=/usr/local/bin|g’ /data/usr/ports/devel/qt4-rcc/work/qt-x11-opensource-src-4.4.3/src/tools/rcc/rcc.pro [..more..]

Septic tank Approval Given

Posted by Benjamin Close on March 3, 2009 under Country Living | Be the First to Comment

Today we received council approval to put in a septic tank… we think. You see we lodged plans for a sepage based septic tank with Tea Tree Gully Council, however our approval letter indicates an Aerobic septic tank.¬† We’re currently working out what approval we have via way of contacting council.