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.